Pups @ Play

December 10, 2018

Brick City Rescue is asking you to open your heart and your home to give a dog or cat the second chance that it deserves. Brooklyn is a 6-month old Pittie mix in need of a fur-ever home. She is up to date on shots, but needs to be spayed. She’s housebroken, dog- and kid-friendly. She is pictured ...

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Did you know that dogs may be considered ‘geriatric’ from the tender age of 6 or 7 (depending on the breed and size)?  As in humans, reaching senior status can mean an increase in disease and discomfort, not to mention diminished energy in your once alert and active pup.  The degenerative ...

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“We gather together…” So goes the old song. Yes. Thanksgiving is past and soon the holiday ‘biggies’ will be here, too! Many of us feel that those non-human parts of our households—our doggies—are part of the family too. So, how can you ANIMATE the festivities by adding furry fun for ...

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Here we are in an unpredictably early winter season: We’ve already stepped into, slid on, and shoveled our fair share of snow. If you haven’t already done so, it’s not too late to consider the potential risks that the winter elements can present to your dog and proceed to take steps to protect ...

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An aging doggie may have many of the same issues as elderly humans, but when it comes to your pet, some aspects of care are a different animal, in part because your pooch can’t talk. First, you need to be aware that canines age more quickly than people and can be considered to have reached their ...

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If you’re as in love with your dogs as we are with ours, every commercial or Facebook ad about something dog-related makes you want it.  It seems like the list of high-tech and exciting pet products is endless these days, and that means that our wishlist is just getting longer.  From orthopedic pet ...

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Although it’s not always evident at first, there’s so much more than cuteness to consider when you plan to bring a new dog into your home, your family, your life—a furry friend to love and care for and from whom you may reap unconditional love. Getting a new pooch? When you’re transfixed by ...

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Collars and harnesses are means by which to fasten a leash. No matter which you choose, it’s vital to ensure that your pup is safe and comfortable wearing either accessory: Get Collared: The traditional route is usually a good choice for already obedient doggies and those with delicate ...

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A professional dog trainer can help you with a wide range of behavior modification. You should know, however, that you can use some very effective methods to train your dog right at home.  You can work with your pooch on effecting many behaviors, including obedience, and general instruction on ...

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Brick City Rescue is asking you to open your heart and your home to give a dog or cat the second chance that it deserves. Dutch is a 3-year-old who was surrendered to Brick City Rescue when his owner could no longer care for him. He's very sweet, gentle, crate trained and housebroken. He handles ...

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Locating a pet care provider that’s a good fit for your dog takes more than a map and a cute company logo. Over and above the obvious—that the organization delivers the services you’re seeking and is in a convenient location—there are some essential elements a caring pup owner should research and ...

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Fostering is the foundation of Brick City Rescue. The more foster homes we have, the more lives we can save. Brick City Rescue is asking you to open your heart and your home to give a dog or cat the second chance that it deserves. Sadie is about 2 years young and full of life! She currently ...

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You got a new puppy!  As adorable and cuddly as can be, with doe-y eyes and a soo soft coat, why on Earth would you need to groom her? And how on Earth should you proceed? In fact, grooming is an integral part of raising a healthy and comfortable dog. Basic grooming activities should begin at ...

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Not too hot. Not too cold. Just right. Considering a hike along a peaceful, tree-lined trail with your canine companion? What with temperatures becoming less than oppressive, it’s the perfect time to plan a trek in the great outdoors! Considering the benefits of fresh air and exercise, and an ...

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The use of cannabis-based products for both humans and dogs is proliferating. Roughly, that refers to medical marijuana—more specifically, items manufactured from particular chemicals in marijuana plants that are used for therapeutic purposes. CBD is one of those chemicals, and its use in the pet ...

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Tick troubles can be particularly pesky for dogs during the warmer months. Since summertime happens to be the height of tick season, it behooves dog owners to be informed about these ticks and health implications for their pooches.   Ticks’ schtick: Ticks suck. Literally. Because these ...

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The use of cannabis-based products for both humans and dogs is proliferating. That refers to medical marijuana—or, better, items manufactured from particular chemicals in marijuana plants that are used for therapeutic purposes. CBD is one of those chemicals and its use in the pet population is ...

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Fostering is the foundation of Brick City Rescue. The more foster homes we have, the more lives we can save. Brick City Rescue is asking you to open your heart and your home to give a dog or cat the second chance that it deserves. Adopt Cozmo Handsome, happy Cozmo will melt your heart with ...

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A dog lover’s passion lies well beyond the basic feeding, walking, and petting. Awareness of, protection from, and treatment for infirmity and injury are paramount. Our dogs’ well being is—as it should be—paramount.   When Kennel Cough Comes Around As such, we can actually be on the lookout ...

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Summer heat sure can make us feel fine! Well into the season we’re singing its praises. However, we shouldn’t forget to note the flip side: potential dangers that sun and heat pose for both person and pooch. Why even bring it up? Because part of the way we at Pups@play show we care is by sharing ...

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