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National Deaf Dog Awareness Week

This year, National Deaf Dog Awareness Week is observed from September 19 to 26. Here at The Gent...

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Ashley Wilke  

National Deaf Dog Awareness Week

Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week

According to the ASPCA, “6.3 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters nationwide ever...

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Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week

World's Ugliest Dog Contest

Here at The Gentle Pit, we think all dogs are beautiful. However, since the late 1980s, there has...

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Ashley Wilke  

World's Ugliest Dog Contest

Fourth of July and Your Dog

The Fourth of July is coming up, which means most of us will be celebrating by going to a BBQ and...

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Fourth of July and Your Dog

National Rescue Dog Day

May 20 marks National Rescue Dog Day! Lisa Wiehebrink, the founder of the non-profit organization...

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Ashley Wilke  

National Rescue Dog Day

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

April 30 marks National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. The history of the annual event is a little murk...

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Ashley Wilke  

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

World Day for Lab Animals

The World Day for Laboratory Animals, which is observed on April 24, was established in 1979 to h...

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World Day for Lab Animals

Dog Fighting Awareness Day

Tomorrow is National Dog Fighting Awareness Day, which was launched in 2014 by The American Socie...

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Dog Fighting Awareness Day

National Pet Dental Health Month

February marks National Pet Dental Health Month! The American Veterinary Medical Association esta...

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National Pet Dental Health Month

National Mutt Day!

There are many benefits to owning a mutt. For one, they are “generally healthier than purebred do...

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National Mutt Day!

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