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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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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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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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January Yappy Hour Spectacular

What a wonderful day and what a way to start the year out!  Our Yappy Hour Spectacular at Motorworks Brewing has been a blow out!  We raised over $200 for the Humane Society of Manatee County and there were a couple of adoptions as well.  All throughout 2015 we will be featuring a different shelter/foster/rescue […]

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Service Dog Friendly Restaurants

Just a word about this wonderful place. This is a contemporary Mexican Style restaurant.  The cuisine is homemade recipes and very little preprocessed foods.  When I asked about the recipes the young man that delivered the food told me how everything is prepared fresh in the kitchen and there was no pulling out of a […]

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Shadow is in the Dark

This just has to be said no if’s and’s or but’s about it!  A small long haired black applehead chi was found this last weekend.  It was almost dead due to starvation.  The only thing we had to bring it back was soft food and the same ‘formula’ drink they give homeless people.  I dunked […]

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Donations to Help Build

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The donations made through this website or through Facebook for Feathers and Tails Hideaway goes toward the training of new Pet Assistants and their tools.  It pays for the 40 hours of academic and hands on training to satisfy the requirements to receive their certifications.  Feathers and Tails Hideaway is the only pet sitting service […]

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