Author: Adina Silberstein

What if I die before my pets do?

What if the dogs had been left to fend for themselves for days – no food, water, no meds? This happens to a lot of animals. What if no one wanted to take them? Do you send two senior, special needs, sometimes incontinent, yet extremely spry and happy dogs to a shelter?

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Help! My Dog Has a Step-Parent!

I love my ex. I really do. Jordan and I aren’t in love anymore but we are still each other’s family. Though our break up wasn’t without paralyzing pain, the foundation of mutual love and respect still exists and we still share our greatest joys and sorrows with one another. And we share our dog. You hear nightmare stories of doggie-parents breaking up and suing one another for custody.  Even worse – dogs being abandoned to shelters because no amicable agreement can be made with regard to their care.  I became so aware of the need for shared-custody arrangements...

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The Red Flag

The OKCupid notification came through telling me I had an email from Sam* while I was out on a date with Josh. Frankly, Josh wasn’t anything to write home about, so Sam’s email, telling me he lived just one neighborhood over from me and was available the very next night, seemed perfect. We met that Sunday, on what turned into an almost seven-hour date. Conversation flowed, flirting was mutual, and I could put a check mark next to nearly every box I have in my mind for what I want in a new partner. We talked about our professions...

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September 2017

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Harvest Fest

By Rebecca Braglio
September 24, 201711:00 am - 4:00 pm
Braxton’s Animal Works
620 W Lancaster Ave
(610) 688-0769 Fair

Braxton’s Annual Harvest Fest is a popular community event for pet lovers and animal service providers from all over the region. It brings together animal lovers, rescue/shelter organizations, and many other pet-related businesses and services for a day of fun!

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Braxton’s Annual Harvest Fest is a popular community event for pet lovers and animal service providers from all over the region. It brings together animal lovers, rescue/shelter organizations, and many other pet-related businesses and services for a day of fun!
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The Rescue Run 2017

By Rebecca Braglio
September 24, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Rescue Run 5K Walk/Run

We're back for our 5th year, bringing you Philly's most beloved dog-rescue 5K.

The Rescue Run 5K is Philly’s first race to benefit and promote rescue and adoption. Annually in the Fall, hundreds of runners gather at the Navy Yard to race in honor of the dogs we love so much. Numerous rescue groups and shelters attend the ...

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Yoga, Puppies & Coffee

By Rebecca Braglio
September 24, 20178:00 am - 9:00 am
Opportunity Barks Behavior & Training
3510 Scotts Ln, Ste 3112
Education http://tiny.cc/opb

Yoga with puppies? Yes! Join us at 8 am on Sunday, September 24th for an all levels class with Maria Sylvester Terry, RYT-200 where friendly dogs are welcome. Dogs will remain on leash while we practice ...

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