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Police K-9 Open House & Responsible Dog Owner Day

August 11, 2013

Please join us for the New Hampshire Police K-9 Academy/Working Dog Foundation Open House Saturday, August 17th, 2013 Where: Stratham Hill Park, Rte 33, Stratham NH 03885 This is an event you don’t want to miss! New Hampshire Police K-9 Academy and Working Dog Foundation Open House Responsible Dog Owner Day and Race to...
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Is Your Child Dog Safe?

January 24, 2011

By Nancy Holmes 1/2011 Many children love animals and will happily approach any dog they see, wanting of course to pet or play with it. Some parents grab their children and pull them away in fear telling the child to get away from the strange dog. Sometimes this gets a reaction from a dog...
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Upcoming Training Classes

January 10, 2011

The Lakes Region Kennel Club will be offering training classes at both the Meredith Community Center and Gilford Youth Center. Training your dog is one of the best things you can do.  Studies have shown that dogs which are trained are much more likely to stay with their owners for their entire life.  For...
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Homeowners Insurance

December 13, 2010

Fairly or not, homeowners insurance can be difficult to obtain for owners of certain breeds due to the negative publicity surrounding those breeds.  Starting in 2011, thanks to the American Kennel Club, the Hartford Insurance company is offering coverage to owners of AKC registered dogs who have met certain criteria that includes passing the...
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Fun hunting rabbit with a good dog

December 2, 2010

Pat Rollins, the outdoor writer for The Citizen, has a column up about the first rabbit hunt of the season.  It describes the joy a dog has in doing what it was bred to do – in this case, a Beagle on a rabbit hunt. “You should have been here a half-hour ago,” Pete...
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Ask Nancy: About Shyness

October 4, 2010

Does your dog seem shy to you? Is your dog afraid to meet new people, new dogs, or walk in new areas? Does your dog jump away when something new is experienced? Shyness in dogs has many causes. Sometimes it is due to lack of socialization when the dog was young. Those early weeks...
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Stolen Dog Reunited with Owner after Nearly Seven Years

September 15, 2010

Once again, microchipping a dog has paid off. After “Jake” disappeared nearly seven years ago, Brad and Amy Davis and their three children had given up hope that their family’s pet Weimaraner would ever be found. On September 7th, however, Phyllis Arsenault, a recovery specialist from AKC Companion Animal Recovery AKC CAR, the nation’s...
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Lost pet – There’s an App for that!

August 26, 2010

HomeAgain has a new app for your IPhone – Lost pet alerts.  If a pet is lost in your neighborhood, you receive a text asking you to be on the look-out for it.  If you don’t have an IPhone, don’t worry.  You can go to the Pet Rescuers site and sign up for email...
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Adopting a New Pet – What to Watch For!

July 17, 2010

By Nancy Holmes There are enough happy endings with adopted pets to make adoption an attractive option in finding your next companion animal. There are enough bad matches, that don’t work out for pet or new owner, to make one wary too. With the internet it is easier than ever to find a dog...
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How Much Is A Free Kitten?

July 7, 2010

Its that time of year again when free or inexpensive pups and kittens are available but many people don’t think beyond the purchase price when it comes to costs of adding a new pet to the home. Recently I went on the search for a free kitten and as luck would have it I...
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