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Why I’m Thankful for My Pets

2017 has been a beast of a year and I wouldn't be lying if I said I was glad it's coming to a close. While the year has been full of challenges, my pets continue to be a tremendous support to me. Indeed, there have been many days when coming home to an overexcited pup...

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The National Dog Show 2017

For any dog lover, Thanksgiving and The National Dog Show, Presented by Purina, go hand in hand. Having it in the Philly area is simply proof that we truly are the City of Doggie Love. Did you know that The National Dog Show is one of only three shows in...

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To The Pets – Happy National Dog Day!

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 –...

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Philly Dog Owner Launches ponzmo

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...

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5 Dog Friendly Bars and Yappy Hours

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...

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Protect Your Dog on ID Your Pet Day

ID Your Pet Day is July 1st and we've teamed up with the ASPCA to help spread awareness. More pets go missing during the July 4th weekend fireworks celebration than any other time of year. Identification can make all of the difference if your pet goes missing. Your...

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Summer Safety Tips for Dogs

With July 4th right around the corner and the summer heat in full blast, your dog is at added risk of getting lost or even hurt. These summer safety tips infographic by the ASPCA is a great reminder of how to keep your dog safe this summer. If your dog is going to be...

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Tips on Taking Your Dog to Work

Did you know that June 23 is Take Your Dog to Work Day? Whether your work place is pet friendly all year round or just for the day, here are a few tips from PetPlan to keep in mind: Keep trash cans out of reach. Pets have a penchant for digging in garbage and eating...

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Philly LEAST Pet Friendly City?!?

Sure, Philly is notorious for it's under-dog, somewhat abrasive "atty-tude." We can take a little warming up to. But one thing I know for sure is that we LOVE our dogs. A quick walk down any city block and you'll see a dog walking happily on a leash or playing in the...

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