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3 Things to Consider Before Adopting a Special Needs Dog

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Shelter dogs still waiting to be placed in their forever homes have a “ruff” time getting adopted for one of three reasons: -The dog is not a puppy -The dog’s breed is misunderstood by the general public -The dog has special needs 2.7 million companion animals (dogs and cats) are euthanized every year due to shelter overpopulation. The animals that are selected for euthanasia are the sick, feeble and disabled. The dogs that have the slimmest chances of being adopted. Special needs dogs, much like their seemingly healthier counterparts, can be saved. Special needs dogs can lead happy lives—all they[...]

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Remember Those Who Serve via Therapy and Service Dogs

As we enjoy another Memorial Day Weekend, please take some time to remember the reasons why we have this Holiday.  To honor those who serve and maintain the peace and safety that allows us all to spend our time enjoying our furry friends.  Here at Hot Dog Collars we have partnered with Pets For Patriots through our  RUFF Program, here, to give back to those who gave us so much.  Through this program, every time you click the link on this page, and then place an order, we will donate 10% of that order total to Pets For Patriots.  PLUS, if[...]

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Veterans Charity Challenge – Help us Support Pets For Patriots!

We're proud to support Pets For Patriots in the Veterans Charity Challenge 3, a fundraising campaign that could make many more incredible stories possible.It all starts TODAY, May 21st, with donations totaling $25,000 to organizations like Pets for Patriots. The organization that raises the most during the Challenge will get a $10,000 donation. $10,000 would fully fund 40 veteran-pet adoptions, including pre-adoption counseling, a generous contribution towards 'welcome home' pet essentials, and extensive post-adoption follow up. Just think: 40 more amazing, Kleenex-worthy veteran-pet adoption stories. Last year Pets For Patriots missed third place by a whisker, and are even more determined[...]

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#LoveTagChip Challenge

A Hot Dog Collars Collaboration With Generation Wags You love your pet no matter theirsilly little quirks because they’re YOUR one in a million!  So you’d do anything to keep them safe right?  Every day more pets than you might imagine gomissing unexpectedly.  Despite the factthat your pet is “always by your side” the unimaginable can happen in aninstant. Read on about how 3 small steps can substantially increase yourchances of being reunited should your pet go missing.   Consider these scenarios:   An outside gate is left open by a visitor or passerby You’re away from home, disaster strikes,[...]

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