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When adopting, don't succumb to BDS

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When adopting, don't succumb to BDS

Is your family thinking of adopting a dog this spring?  Many rescues swear there is a bias against adopting black animals - both cats and dogs.  They call it BDS or Black Dog Syndrome.  Our local rescue even has Black Dog Adoption Events in order to encourage people to adopt black dogs.  Many reasons are given for why black fur turns people away - superstitions of evil, hard to see in the dark, more aggressive than other animals, etc - but no matter what the reasons, whether true or false, the problem remains, and many black dogs remain in rescues...

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Tell the Truth and Name the Devil (Dog)

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Tell the Truth and Name the Devil (Dog)
Your new furry family addition is hopefully not a devil, but you do want to make sure to give him or her a name that will reflect their personality.  Here is a list of names that have been requested as part of my personalization services over the last year.

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Keep your Furry Friends Healthy this Autumn

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Keep your Furry Friends Healthy this Autumn

Happy fall y'all!   Today is the first day of autumn, and autumn is my favorite time of the year.  Crisp air, snugly sweatshirts, and a canvas of colors all around us. And with a few conscious choices to keep out pets safe, we can all enjoy an emergency room free autumn season! Rodenticides, Rat Poisons & Insecticides With the cooler weather comes rodents and bugs trying to get inside your house to find a warm place to relax through the winter.  And that means more poisons and traps inside your home.  Make sure that pets stay far away from not...

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What's in a Name? The Origins of the Mydeye Name

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What's in a Name?  The Origins of the Mydeye Name

Mydeye.  I am always being asked:  How do you pronounce that?  Where did that name come from? (and from my marketing friends) Why would you choose such a weird name for your business. It’s really kind of simple. There have always been three constant priorities in my life:  family & friends, a love of pets, and a love of crafting.  I have probably tried every type of craft out there at one time or another - scrapbooking, stamping, sewing, crochet / knitting, jewelry making, painting, pottery... and the list goes on.  What I love about it, is taking one thing...

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Dry Shampoo for Dogs - Easier than you think!

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Dry Shampoo for Dogs - Easier than you think!
While making organic shampoos and soaps yourself can be time consuming, messy and ultimately more expensive than buying, sometimes you just want to make things for your pets yourself!  This simple, yet effective recipe for Dry Shampoo for Dogs doesn't take long, you just need to have the right ingredients.

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