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Author: Rebecca Braglio
August 26th is National Dog Day and we’re celebrating all of the pets. ThePhillyDog.com has a soft spot, though, for senior pets and pets who have special needs. We love this video by HandicappedPets.com because it shows the world that EVERY PET COUNTS – no matter their differences! Looking for your next pet family member? Adopt, don’t shop! On September 5, 2017, Citizen For a No-Kill Philadelphia is hosting With Love: Super Adoption Day. Super Adoption Day brings together dozens of amazing Philadelphia-area animal rescues and vendors for Philly’s longest-running pet adoption festival. Located at the Schmidt’s Commons (1001 N. 2nd Street),...Read More
Philadelphia dog owner and creator of ponzmo, Damian Zaccaria, was bored. After working in the corporate world for 10+ years, Damian needed a change. Inspiration came from an unlikely source – his pets. After earning his MBA from Villanova University last year, he immediately put his skills to something other than finance: Pet food. Not the first time a dog has inspired a person to change career paths. Damian’s pups, Ponzu (4 1/2 yrs old) and Queso (8mo old) (pictured below). And, let’s not forget the cat, Massimo. How ponzmo began… Like many dogs, Ponzu would often go on hunger strikes. Despite trying different foods,...Read More
I’ve suffered from depression for over twenty years. I’ve been on every medication, tried every treatment. It took a long time to find the right combination for me, but I’m happy to say I’ve remained major-depressive-episode free for almost five years now. That’s a big deal. But I still get down from time to time. Lately, I’ve been in bit of a funk and realized I’ve been slacking on my self care. While medication and therapy were the two biggest factors in treating my depression, my pets have played a big part in my overall health. Specifically, my dog...Read More
Philadelphia has so many bars that are dog friendly there’s no reason not to bring your dog along.* Better yet, there are plenty of Yappy Hours that help benefit local rescues. Enjoy a cocktail while your dog enjoys lounging with his own water bowl, “muttini”, and treats. Here are our top 5 picks of dog friendly bars in Philadelphia this summer: The Trestle Inn The Trestle Inn has literally gone to the dogs. Bring your own dog and enjoy your drink while your pup noshes on doggie treats from Doggie Style Pets. Or, meet local rescue Saved Me’s adoptable...Read More
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 ...
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 Rescue Rally following the race. Racers, spectators, family and friends are able to meet furry friends for adoption and get more information about volunteering with local animal shelters. Proceeds go to continuing the mission of The Monster Milers, Philly’s shelter dog running and rescue, 501c3 non-profit volunteer group. You in? Register today.
The Rescue Run 5k Perks:
*Tech T-Shirts for all pre-registered runners (Men’s and Women’s sizes available)
*Personalized Fundraising Pages
*Team Set-Up (Form a Team! Join a Team! Lead a Team!)
*Awards for Age Group Winners
*Fundraising Prizes (Individual and Team)
*Adoptable dogs at the race from our foster program, local shelters and rescues
*Warm fuzzies knowing that you ran for rescue!
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!More
601 Davisville Rd Education
Make your passion happen… complete the weekend course to earn your CCC certification. Includes meals, training props, manual, and gift bag. Bring your own dog or use our loaners.
ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
Become a licensed Canine Conditioning Coach, helping dogs overcome challenges and flourish as they learn to execute physical exercises as well as to focus and actively ...
ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
Become a licensed Canine Conditioning Coach, helping dogs overcome challenges and flourish as they learn to execute physical exercises as well as to focus and actively problem-solve. A unique opportunity to work in-person with Kyra Sundance, world-renowned trainer and internationally bestselling author of “10-Minute Dog Training Games.”
Workshops will run approximately 9 am until 4 pm. There will be a lunch break around 12:15.