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    ‘Tis The Season!

    Linda Steenrod posted this on November 1st, 2011 | 1 Comment

    As the holidays near, we all think of how we can help to bring some joy, comfort, peace, and pleasure to others.

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    A dog friendly stay in Cape May that’s also people friendly

    Linda Steenrod posted this on March 1st, 2012 | 53 Comments

    When heading to Cape May for a great and dog-friendly vacation there are plenty of places to stay – as long as you plan in advance.

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    Attention! To Safety First! Seriously.

    Linda Steenrod posted this on August 1st, 2012 | 59 Comments

    When you take your dog to the beach, and you know your dog better than anyone, be attentive!

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    Beat the Heat!

    Linda Steenrod posted this on July 17th, 2012 | 2 Comments

    Linda shares ways to beat the heat with your dogs, including her recipe for Cool Cubes.

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    Following Your Dog

    Linda Steenrod posted this on May 1st, 2012 | 9 Comments

    Your dogs will be happier and healthier traveling if you take appropriate safeguards in advance of your trip.

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    Fun For Everyone at the Cape May Dog Park

    Linda Steenrod posted this on April 1st, 2012 | 11 Comments

    You can visit the dog friendly beaches, which are just a short drive away, but you can also visit the Cape May Dog Park, which is right in town!

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    Getting ready for your vacation in Cape May…with a dog

    Linda Steenrod posted this on February 1st, 2013 | 8 Comments

    When you plan to vacation with your dog, which is such a fun experience for both you and your dog, do your homework.

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    Good Dog!

    Linda Steenrod posted this on June 1st, 2012 | No Comments

    We dog lovers know that love and loyalty are two of the strong bonds developed by dog and person.

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    Good Sense and Good Senses

    Linda Steenrod posted this on April 1st, 2013 | 10 Comments

    So be careful how you speak to your dog, since they are great interpreters, and be careful what you say since they can hear much more than you think!

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    Good Sense and Good Senses – Part 3 on A Dog’s Senses!

    Linda Steenrod posted this on May 1st, 2013 | 44 Comments

    This month we are going to sniff out some information about a dog’s sense of smell!

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    Good Sense?

    Linda Steenrod posted this on March 1st, 2013 | No Comments

    Dogs, or rather canine, senses are all very similar to human senses and, at the same time, very different!

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    Growing and Training With Love!

    Linda Steenrod posted this on November 12th, 2012 | 36 Comments

    After choosing your new puppy/dog, you want to infuse all the love you can into growing, training, and adjusting to the family as a full fledged happy member.

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    Growing and Training With Love! –Part Two

    Linda Steenrod posted this on December 1st, 2012 | No Comments

    One of the most loving things you can do for your new puppy/dog is to learn about crate training.

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    HALLOWEEN UPDATE: ISLAND TRICK-OR-TREAT RESCHEDULED

    Linda Steenrod posted this on October 28th, 2012 | 5 Comments

    Trick-or-treat for Cape May, West Cape May and Cape May Point will be Saturday, Nov. 3 from 5 to 7 p.m.

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    It’s Howl-o-Ween!! Give Your Dogs a Paw-ty

    Linda Steenrod posted this on October 1st, 2011 | No Comments

    A doggie howl-o-ween paw-ty can be so much fun for you and your dog(s) as long as you plan ahead and plan for safety.

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    Keeping Your Pet Safe From Toxins, Part 2

    Linda Steenrod posted this on July 1st, 2011 | 10 Comments

    Last month we talked about several things that are toxic to pets. A rather newly discovered animal toxin is xylitol, an additive to sugarless gums and candies. Xylitol is a crystalline sugar alcohol that is used as a sugar substitute sweetener, the use of which has increased rapidly over the past few years. Xylitol is […]

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    Keeping Your Pet Safe from Toxins!

    Linda Steenrod posted this on June 1st, 2011 | 1 Comment

    There are many toxins that your pet can be exposed to truly by accident, many that are not toxic to us but which are to animals.

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    Owner Etiquette

    Linda Steenrod posted this on August 1st, 2011 | 29 Comments

    If you’re like us – and most dog owners – you love having your dogs with you wherever you go. An important element of sharing your fun, activities, and vacation with your dogs is remembering your manners!

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    Pet Boarding, Pet Sitting, and More

    Linda Steenrod posted this on December 1st, 2011 | 4 Comments

    When you are visiting Cape May for the day, or if you are traveling to Cape May for a visit of several days, but cannot find a dog-friendly accommodation (more on dog friendly accommodations in a month or two!) there are several doggie day cares, pet sitters, doggie boarders, and kennels in the area; and […]

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    Research + Planning = Doggy Success!

    Linda Steenrod posted this on September 1st, 2012 | 22 Comments

    Getting a dog requires commitment, work, and planning to do it right for both you and the dog.

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    Roadtripping with your dog

    Linda Steenrod posted this on February 1st, 2012 | 6 Comments

    Howl-a-lujah! We’re going on a Road Trip. Points for “doggie safety” when traveling.

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    So, where are you going with your dog?

    Linda Steenrod posted this on June 1st, 2013 | 8 Comments

    “When the Man waked up he said, ‘What is Wild Dog doing here?’ And the Woman said, ‘His name is not Wild Dog anymore, but the First Friend, because he will be our friend for always and always.’ ” Rudyard Kipling Well here we are and it’s June already! The weather has seemed colder than […]

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    Stay with me! STAY!

    Linda Steenrod posted this on September 1st, 2011 | No Comments

    This month’s good read recommendation: Emily and Einstein by Linda Francis Lee It may be September, and we may be putting up the fall decorations of pumpkins, goblins, and turkeys, but believe me when I tell you that there is still a lot of great beach time left for you to share with your dog(s)! The […]

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    The excited, happy, four-legged greeter – and what to do about it!

    Linda Steenrod posted this on April 1st, 2011 | 5 Comments

    Do you, like I, have a dog that jumps as part of their greeting? Some friends are tolerant, but I want my friends to feel welcome without the overly enthusiastic greeting.

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    The Language of our Dogs – Communication and Signs!

    Linda Steenrod posted this on January 1st, 2013 | 1 Comment

    We can learn to read them and to understand what dogs tell us with a little studying, thought, and observation.

  26. Dogs enjoying Hawk Haven Winery. Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Garrity

    Things to do in Cape May with Your Dog

    Linda Steenrod posted this on January 1st, 2012 | 52 Comments

    Here are a few of my favorite activities for you and your dog(s) to enjoy in Cape May, and some people/doggie etiquette reminders so we can all enjoy these activities together now and later.

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    What to Pack?

    Linda Steenrod posted this on May 1st, 2011 | 56 Comments

    Text by Linda Steenrod & Dr. Robert Moffatt V.M.D. That’s the question we all ask ourselves when going on vacation! What will the weather be? Should I take only casual or something dressy as well? On and on. Well, when traveling with your dog(s), you need to ask the same question on what to pack […]