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Steven Ritt!! We love your work!!


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Have you ever just wanted to get away with the dogs and cats! I have just the place for you and your family of four legged kids!  Head down for a respite like no other.  Out on the Osage River near Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri sits a retreat owned by Jon and Rhonda Chevalier […]

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Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep

NOW I LAY ME DOWN TO SLEEP No such luck!  It 2:00 in the morning and I’ve been in bed for hours.  I know I have to get up in three and a half hours but that doesn’t seem to bother the dogs.  It’s bad enough that they demand to sleep with me but they […]

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2015 has been very successful!  We have been asked to continue our fundraising through next year!  What a blessing!  If your Manatee area 501 C3 Shelter, Foster or Rescue would like to participate, please read the following instructions. 600 word essay on why you think your organization is deserving of our hard work to earn […]

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The Hideaway Honored

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Local Business Highlighted in Television Commercial Kate ONeal, Owner of Feathers and Tails Hideaway Reliable Pet Sitting and host of The Pet Lady radio show on Suncoast Community and Radio Ear Network radio is being honored by starring in a national television commercial. Ms. ONeal won this honor by submitting an essay to Thumbtack, a […]

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Pet Friendly Hotels in FL (alpha order)

Pet Friendly Hotels in Florida The following hotels and motels accept pets. Some have limitations on species, number of animals, size, and breed. Some require pets to be caged before housekeeping services are rendered, some require pet deposits or extra charges, and some have special pet amenities. Call ahead to find accommodations that match your […]

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Disaster Planning and Your Pets Why Pet Owners Must Plan The only way to reduce the devastation of a hurricane is to be prepared – including preparation for your pets. Forty-three percent of U.S. households have pets. Florida has over 80% of its population within 10 miles of the coast. There is no geographical point […]

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What you didn’t know about rescue (but really need to)

What you didn’t know about rescue (but really need to) April 15, 2014Heather IMG_1803 As a sort of follow-up to last week’s post that got a lot of people all hot n’ bothered, I figured I would stir up some discussion on what exactly is the purpose of rescue. This post applies to most dog […]

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February Yappy Hour Spectacular

WOW! What a day! We had a fantastic day and raised $315 for Bishop Animal Shelter! I hear that there was an adoption as well! We are so happy for Bishop and were so glad to have them as our honored guests today. We can’t wait for next month. Enjoy the photos from today and […]

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Old is Inevitable

I awoke with the usual, “Come on now, get up and let’s go for a walk!”  I did not want to go because it is just too painful but I did anyway.  Slowly but surely I stretched one leg out and then the next feeling the stiffness of the long night.  Little by little, I […]

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