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Dog Jobs: ‘Chews’ your career

Wed, January 30, 2013,

The job market for animal care and service workers is expected to grow 21 percent between 2008 and 2018 making now the perfect time to cash in on your love for pets. Listed below are some of the most popular dog-related jobs in this flourishing industry.

Dog Sitter/ Dog Walker: be your own boss while caring for others’ pets as a side business or pair it with dog walking for full time career. Having a flexible schedule is a must for this job and it is best suited for large cities. Pet Groomer: pet grooming is a growing industry; especially Read More

Pop Culture Pooches: Marmaduke

Mon, January 28, 2013,

Recent stories about large dogs such as Giant George or Zeus have certainly reminded us of the Marmaduke’s antics. There’s something both wildly charming and a little bit concerning about a dog that big, and Marmaduke is nothing if not charming.

Created in 1954 by Brad Anderson, the one-panel strip Marmaduke has demonstrated a longevity that speaks to the warmth and gentle humor found in each gag. The strip itself featured the Winslow family and their Great Dane named Marmaduke. Every day the dog will get up to some kind of mischief that is Read More

The Dog Dyes Are Here

Wed, January 23, 2013,

Celebrities have often been seen posing with their pets in matching colors, but these days the trend has gone in a whole new direction as the trend of dyeing your pet’s hair has grown. This latest pet craze is grabbing the attention of influencers such as Anderson Cooper, who opened up the debate on his talk show’s website by posting the question “do or don’t” after airing a segment on the topic.

Many pet owners are skeptical of the radical trend and have every right to be. It is Read More

Pop Culture Pooches: Rowlf from The Muppets

Mon, January 21, 2013,

Jim Henson’s son once said, “Kermit was my father’s best known character, but a lot of people think he was more like Rowlf in real life. Except he couldn’t play the piano as well.” While Rowlf may not be one of the biggest names in the Muppets cast, like Kermit, Miss Piggie or Fozzie, this brown dog has a special place in the hearts of Muppet fans.

Rowlf was originally created in 1962 for a dog food commercial. He was designed by Jim Henson and built by Don Sahlin. From Read More

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