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Puppy Love…

Foods Your Pet Should Not Eat This Holiday

What Not To Feed Your Dog

With the Holidays just around the corner, we have a temptation, at least I know I do, to spoil our pets as well and share a Christmas Cookie or 2. With quest arriving and lots going on in the home, I just wanted to share this bit of info. with all those pet lovers out there.

Did you know there are some foods your pet should not eat? I make a wonderful pastry call rugelach and that has raisins. Did you know that raisins are toxic to dogs as well as chocolate so be careful when you break off a piece of that oatmeal raisin cookie or chocolate chip cookie.


What Pets Should Not Eat

There are also plants to avoid in case your pets like to get into a little trouble inside the home. This holiday, be sure to lift those Poinsettias. They are highly poison to dogs. More Info. (Pet Poison Hotline)


Visit The ASPCA Website For More Information (American Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals

Orbit Gum Poison To Dogs

One other thing to remember. Be careful when you leave those purses on the floor ladies, the chewing gums with the artificial sweeteners in them can kill your dog.  Xylitol is used as a sweetener in many products, including gum, candy, baked goods and toothpaste. It can cause insulin release in most species, which can lead to liver failure. This has happened to me when my dog found a pack in my daughters room. We did not even know what the issue was until we came home and found all the wrappers. It took 24 hours at the vet to get her flushed out. A real close call. I am happy to report she is fine and dandy now and we learned that lesson the hard way.

So just remember the items above this holiday season and throughout the year. Share these with other pet owners to prevent a horrible insident that could have been prevented. Have a Happy Holiday and give an extra hug to your favorite 4 legged family member for me. Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah!


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Meet Today In Alpharetta For The World’s Hoppiest 5K Road Race

June 22 2013 5K Alpharetta Road Race

If you do not have plans this Saturday, you may want to meet downtown in Alpharetta at the Corner of Milton Ave and Main street next to the Corner Deli for a 5K road race.
This event is being sponsored by

Old Blind Dog, United BMW of Roswell, and Sierra Nevada.

Canine Assistance Golden Retriever Pup And Mom

The proceeds will benefit Canine Assistants.

The Party starts at 6:00pm and the Race begins at 8:00pm.
For more information visit the events website at

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Do You Own Atlanta’s Cutest Dog?

Atlantas Cutest Dog Contest By Barking Hound Village

Do you have the Cutest Dog in Atlanta? Here is the contest for you! See below for information located on Atlanta Metromix for a photo pet dog contest that ends September 29th, 2011. The contest is sponsored by Barking Hound Village.

44.8 Million people in the United States have at least one dog as a pet. There are 74.8 million dogs owned total. This is for the United States, Not the world. This information provided by

Pinning down exactly how many people own dogs is up for debate because of the amount of unregistered dogs there are. Most people agree that there are a total of about 74 million dogs owned in the world. About 44 million of those dogs are owned by US citizens.

Atlanta’s Cutest Dog Contest

Official Rules

Who Will Be The Winner Of Atlanta's Cutest Dog Contest 2011

Information Provided By

Dogs ownership Expenses Average In 2007:

Percent of households owning -37.2%
Number of households owning -43,021,000
Average number owned per household – 1.7
Total number in United States -72,114,000
Veterinary visits per household per year (mean) -2.6
Veterinary expenditure per household per year (mean) -$356
Veterinary expenditure per animal (mean) -$200

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Pets For Adoption Around North Atlanta GA

I have always loved pets! In fact, like a lot of children, I told everyone as I grew up, that I was going to be a veterinarian. Well, my passion for real estate took over. That, fortunately, has never changed how I feel about these little souls, domestic or wild.

This is a short and sweet blog to share a story that may help you in “Your Journey To Home” to find the perfect pet for you in North Atlanta GA!

My daughter has recently been searching for a Beagle or a King Charles Spaniel for her place in Atlanta. She shared with me, and I intend to share with you, her favorite resources that she frequents often.

Say Hello To Cheese
Say Hello To Cheese

If you are looking for a pet and are ready to visit a pet that needs a loving home, feel free to visit the resources above and I thank you in advance for giving a little baby with fur a place they can truly call home!

Good Luck to you in your search for your new addition to your home! If even 1 pet becomes adopted because of this blog, I would be thrilled. So many people do so much to find these wonderful furry souls a home. I would love to hear from you if you find your dream pet in North Atlanta!

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Police Working Dogs Get A Memorial Located in Alpharetta Off Old Milton Pky.


The City of Alpharetta began its K9 program in 1989 and at a recent ceremony in mid July 2010, these “Guardians of the Night” were recognized for their service to the officers and the community of North Fulton County. Located at 1825 Old Milton Parkway,
Alpharetta, GA.

Alpharetta GA Public Safety Logo

For Full Milton Herald Article From

Tim Fell has trained hundreds of canine police, and spoke at the recent ceremony.

Alpharetta Public Safety Foundation

Police officers are being recognized as well, for their service to our area, as well as their dedicated heroes, which are usually the German Shepherd breed.

More Alpharetta Georgia Police Canine Stories

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Cherokee County Humane Society Needs You

Cherokee County Humane Society is located in woodstock, Georgia & they always need your help.
                    Visit Their Web Site                        

Pets for adoption in Cherokee County, Georgia

Thrift Shop Location
5900 Bells Ferry Road, Acworth, Georgia  
(770) 592-8072

New Store Hours -Open Seven Days A Week
Monday -Friday 10-8pm
Saturday 10-6pm
Sunday 12noon-5pm

Foster Program Information

Kind people with the time and proper accommodations needed to provide temporary homes for young kittens and puppies, sick or injured animals as well as those that would otherwise be euthanized at the shelter due to limited capacity, until permanent loving homes are found. Foster parents become familiar with the unique personality of their foster child and can provide valuable information that can assist in placing the foster in the perfect forever home. What could be more rewarding than to help create a “happy ever after” ending?

Donations Needed:
Toys for the puppy room/kitty room
Rope bones
Squeak balls
Kongs, etc. etc.
!!!! Towels !!!!
Carpet pieces
Dishwashing/Laundry detergent
Instant hand sanitizer
Cat litter
Canned kitten food/puppy food


Cherokee County Animal Shelter, 131 Chattin Rd, Canton (770) 345-7270
CCHS Thrift Store, 5900 Bells Ferry Rd, Acworth

(770) 592-8072



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