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January, 2016

  • 24 January

    Dog Video Of The Day: Little Boy Found His Dog

    A little boy’s emotional reunion with his once lost dog!

  • 24 January

    Mammoths in the Arctic


    Russian scientists say a male mammoth excavated from a bluff on Yenisei Bay on the Arctic Ocean was killed by hunters 45,000 years ago, providing the earliest indication of the presence of humans in the Arctic.

    The fact that there were once Mammoths in the Arctic, of course, is not news. In fact the last Mammoth went extinct after the Pyramids were built. This was a smaller species on Wrangel Island in the Arctic Ocean, between the Chukchi Sea and East Siberian Sea. Woolly mammoths survived there until 2,500–2000 BC.From: Terrierman's Daily Dose To order the book..

  • 24 January

    Pet Food Recall: MARS Petcare Nutro Chewy Treats Apple 4 oz.

    MARS Petcare has issued a voluntary recall of its Nutro Chewy Treats Apple 4 oz.  The recall information is below.  It was found at PetSmart.

    Dear Valued PetSmart® Customer,

    MARS Petcare has issued a voluntary recall of the following Nutro dog treat due to potential mold.

     

    Product Description

     

    PetSmart SKU

     

    Product UPC

     

    Impacted Lot Codes

    Nutro CHEWY TREATS APPLE 4OZ

    5229600

    7910511344

    Lots codes beginning with ‘4 50’, ‘5 02’, ‘5 03’, OR ‘5 05’ (regardless of best by date).

     

    The Lot Codes are located on the bottom of the bag under the Best By date as shown below:

     

     

    Please stop feeding this product to your pet and bring any remaining Nutro 4 oz. Apple Chewy Treats affected by this recall to your nearest PetSmart for a full refund. PetSmart sells a wide variety of treats from many brands, and our associates can help you find the right item for you and your pet.

    If you have questions about this voluntary recall, please contact Nutro Customer Service at 1-800-833-5330.

  • 24 January

    It’s Called a Society for a Reason



    We die alone. We rise as a nation. We rise as a community. We rise with Bernie Sanders.From: Terrierman's Daily Dose To order the book..

  • 24 January

    Prince Lorenzo Borghese Promotes Pet Adoption

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    True love eluded Prince Lorenzo Borghese when he appeared on season nine of the hit ABC series The Bachelor. However, nine years later, the former reality TV star (who today helps to create a better reality for dogs in need as the co-founder of Animal Aid USA) has found a puppy love who has captured his heart.

    While 15 four-legged contestants hoped to get their paws on a coveted rose, Titan’s fetching personality made him the winner of a tongue in cheek Los Angeles rose ceremony that helps to shine a spotlight on the option of pet adoption.

    Titan has found his match, but Los Angeles is still full of dogs who are searching for that special someone to whom they can give all of their devotion. “Adopt, Don’t Shop,” states Kim Sill the founder of Shelter Hope Pet Shop, a volunteer-based non-profit in Thousand Oaks, California, “There are thousands of homeless animals looking for love, and they are relying on us to adopt them.”

    “All animals deserve to be loved,” says Borghese, an animal advocate who is not only the co-founder of Animal Aid USA, which saves the lives of companion animals who are facing their fate in high-kill shelters through monthly transportation to qualified rescue groups, but also the president of Royal Treatment pet care products. “A dog is a perfect companion, and a true testament to man’s best friend.”

    Photo Credit: Weil PR

  • 24 January

    Dog Walking / Pet Sitting Business Ideas – A Sweet Side Business

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    Dog walking or Pet Sitting Business Ideas – So, I was at the dog park the other day, when an entrepreneurial young lady (maybe home from college for the summer?) casually introduced herself and mentioned that she had a dog-walking / pet sitting business with her mom.

    Very cool, but the important part was that she asked if I’d like a postcard with her business details and a coupon. Very friendly, and not pushy. If I had gotten it in the mail, I might have overlooked it, so the minute she spent talking to me made a big difference.

    Awesome, because three days each week my wife and I can’t get home to walk our dog, so she has a long stretch at home alone.

    Anyway, when we got home I checked out her website, (on Facebook) prominently displayed on the front of the postcard, saw photos of her with happy-looking dogs, read a couple of customer reviews, and decided to be her customer. After all, I’m a big fan of coupons, and her postcard offered 20% off the first 5 visits for dog walking.

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    Dog Walking – A Sweet Little Business Idea

    So, we’re in the suburbs, but I know in cities dog-walking can be a huge business, especially for couples who both work. (There’s a dense population of potential customers, and we’ve all seen a lady walk by in the city with about 5 dogs at once)

    So, currently I’m paying this girl $15 three times a week to walk our dog, and each visit is for about 20 minutes. Works great for us, and for her.

    Multiply that by 8-10 customers, and that’s some good cash for a college student, or a great incentive to grow bigger. In this case, if she gets bigger, she can hire friends to handle some of the dogs, and take a % off the top. Well, if you’re an entrepreneur, you know how the rest goes!

    dog walking postcardsPet-sitting postcard template from Vistaprint

    Ideas for Marketing Your Dog Walking / Pet Sitting Business

    I’m not a marketing pro, but I do have a laptop, and motivation. In this case, there are really just a few things you’d need to start a dog walking business of your own:

    Geography + Math – Dog walking and pet sitting makes the most sense when you can make the most of your time. That’s why you should find clusters of dogs in the same area, and ideally walk multiple dogs at once. Hey, if you’re walking around the block, you may as well double or triple your profit Networking & Trust – Dogs are like children to most people, and you don’t just find people to watch them in the yellow pages or online. Also, a dog walker or pet sitter probably needs access to your house; maybe even their own key. The best networking in the dog walking / pet sitting business occurs by word of mouth and referral. Marketing- Think Small & focused – Due to the importance of trust, you should look at starting a dog walking / pet sitting business differently. All the advertising money and SEO in the world can’t buy trust, so don’t rely on it for new customers. Remember, this is a business where you’ll get new customers face to face, or through referral. Also, don’t spend too much of your profits on gasoline or road tolls! Marketing Offline – Design a postcard or catchy cheap business cards that prominently displays your website and a phone number. In this case the postcard or business card will give people something tangible to remember you by, and the website will give them supporting info and hopefully close the deal. Check out a cheap online printing service like Vistaprint (click here for coupons) where you can get a lot for $20 or less! Marketing online – Remember the importance of referrals! Casting too wide of a net, like distributing a press release isn’t of use to you; that’s why you have to have a presence on social media. Be sure to keep your Facebook page fresh; let people know how much you enjoy your job, and maybe even take pics of the dogs on your walks in town or the city. Postitive Reviews – Encourage customers to “like” you on Facebook, (which can serve as your main website) which can be just as good as getting a referral when their friends see that they liked you. Also, encourage customers to write a review for you on sites like Yelp if you are listed. Be sure to look for any bad reviews and address them, as that could kill your fledgling business!

    dog walking_postcardsDog walking postcard template from Vistaprint

    Dog Walking & Pet Sitting; A Great First Business

    People always think of a lemonade stand as people’s first experience with pure capitalism, but a dog walking or pet sitting business can really blossom into a true full-time or side business.

    The great thing about the time we live in is that you can come up with an entire online and offline marketing plan for about the price of a tank of gas!

    Related:

    Become a pet sitter or dog walker – entrepreneur.com How to Start a Pet Sitting Business – Pinterest.com

    The post Dog Walking / Pet Sitting Business Ideas – A Sweet Side Business appeared first on Celebrity Dog Watcher - Digging up Celebrity Dog News - Arf!.

  • 24 January

    Reinventing Myself one Hue at a time

    Cancer sucks and loosing all your hair sucks, but being able to hit the reset button on your hair and on your sense of self is not so bad. Yes I am taking lemons and making lemonade I guess.  I think if I had not gone through hell and back last year and just decided to suddenly start dying my hair odd-ball colors some of my family and friends would shake their heads and say whatever .... as it is they all seem to genuinely enjoy my colors almost as much as I do. I also feel a bit like a sixteen year old girl taking selfies and focusing on my outward appearance so much.  You know what ... it is ok ... I get a pass, at least I am taking one. Once you have gone bald and your hair comes back you are allowed a little bit of vanity.

    Some of you may remember sweet Lola that worked for me for years.
    Lola's hair was often a different hue every other month and I always thought if only I was younger I would do that. If only, if only. Well I am finally younger and I will be enjoying this newly found youth for the rest of my life. 

    Each new year I take a word or even a color and make that a sort of mantra in my life and artwork for the coming 12 months. This year is going to be about color for me, not just on top of my head but on  my walls, on my work table, in my camera lens .... yes I think it will be a year all about color. All hues will be explored and discussed on this blog and in life.
    So my word of the year is color.
    My color of the year is ALL ...  every last one of them and every chroma mutation, every hybrid and every dirty little tint in between. I want to breath them all in and exhale them as though every fucking cell in my body were becoming a new and different shade.

  • 24 January

    PetsitUSA’s 2015 Featured Pet Sitter: I’ve Got the ‘Scoop’!, LLC

    Here’s an interview of Lori, owner of PetsitUSA’s 2015 featured pet sitter, I’ve Got the ‘Scoop’!, LLC.

    Thank you, Ryan!  It’s very exciting being interviewed by PetsitUSA and having the opportunity to help new pet sitters by sharing my experiences and insight.

    Can you give us a little background about yourself?!!lori daisy expert pet sitter Pet Valu petsitusa

    When I first started pet sitting, veteran sitters gave me the typical advice about learning to say “no,” setting boundaries, turning my phone off and never putting my business before my fam
    ily.  I ignored it all, and I’m not going to offer that advice, because the benefits of owning a business allows each of us, as individuals, to make decisions based upon our personal goals, abilities, threshold, ethics and devotion to our pet parents and furry babies.

    Our circumstances vary, from familial responsibilities, some transition from another profession still working another job, while others have no time constraints or limitations.  The most important consideration is determining the needs of your clients and their beloved pets, because that’s why we become professional pet sitters:  To provide care needed for animals in the absence of a parent and/or when a parent requires our assistance with their pet.

    Because my dedication is extreme and I lacked the ability to say “no,” implementing policies was necessary.  That is one suggestion I strongly recommend; have policies in place you are comfortable with, review them with clients, and have each client acknowledge acceptance of the terms by way of their signature so there are no miscommunications.  I adhere to my policies; however, there are situations warranting my waiving them without hesitation.

    Change and restructuring typically means acquired knowledge and growth, not errors or poor decisions!

    2015 was my fifth year providing love, enrichment and comprehensive pet care for furry babies with my pet sitting business, I’ve Got the ‘Scoop’!, LLC.  It has been a very rewarding year professionally with awards, recognition, community outreach events and expanding my non-profit volunteer efforts.  Unfortunately, working independently leaves minimal time to celebrate these accomplishments.

    Being a recipient of NAPPS’ 2015 National Pet Sitting Business of the Year Award, and Winner of “The Best” Pet Sitter & Dog Walker of Burlington County, in The Best of Burlington County Times 2015, were both amazing honors I cannot believe I received!  I work endlessly and my devotion is second to none; still, to be nominated and voted for by clients, colleagues and the community are most cherished honors!  Another wonderful compliment was becoming a Board Member of the Boo Tiki Fund, a non-profit charity whose mission is to leave no pet without veterinary care.  Families experiencing grave financial hardships may receive a grant for their pets’ urgent medical needs.

    I am extremely proud to have organized and hosted South Jersey’s Annual Pet Wellness Symposium for the
    past two years and am looking forward to the third annual event on April 16, 2016.  It’s a fundraiser and powerful learning experience for all attendees.  Elite veterinarians volunteer their time and present educational lectures to pet professionals, parents, animal welfare heroes and members o2015 South Jersey's 2nd Annual Pet Wellness Flyerf the community alike, and some of the lectures incorporate live animals for a hands-on learning experience.  Pet businesses have an opportunity to showcase their services, also.  Last year’s symposium included a children’s component with a Bite Prevention class presented by fellow pet sitters, Endless Pawsabilities, reading with the Furry Angels Therapy Dogs, and a community service workshop to benefit FOBCAS and homeless animals at the Burlington County Animal Shelter.

    A particularly fun event I planned the past three years has been the Spooktacular Pets of our town’s annual Halloween Parade, facilitating community members of all ages to participate in the festivities, even if their children have fur!  Animal lovers have the opportunity to walk with the doggies, and it’s a safe alternative for children and pets to enjoy a fun-filled family event!

    Most recently, I started KiSS!, a Kitty Sponsorship Series, helping senior and fragile homeless kitties KiSS! their cages at a shelter and life in rescue goodbye, by sponsoring their adoption fees.  Another rewarding endeavor was raising money to donate 14 Fido Bags to local fire departments and first responders through the Fetch Foundation.

    Although I organize and host many events, they’ve only been possible thanks to relationships I’ve established through volunteering and networking, having cultivated amazing collaborative efforts to benefit animals in need and those who love them.  I could never have accomplished these myself, and I thank the Borough of Palmyra, NJ, for their assistance in making these events possible.

    But life and business are not always happy, happy and success, and a professional pet sitter must always have a solid backup plan in place for unforeseen emergencies.

    2015 has been most challenging personally, having a scare with breast cancer, working with great physical pain, enduring procedures on my neck and back, and facing far too much loss.  The devastation of losing furry babies for whom I provide care is what I find to be the most difficult aspect of pet sitting.

    My precious kitty, Simon, the love of my life, began having seizures and was diagnosed with hypertension and renal disease.  That weekend my father died suddenly.  Recently, both my mother- and father-in-law were diagnosed with cancer, and just a couple months ago, my very special, one!!!halloween petsitusa-of-a-kind, Simon, became an angel.  He was incredibly loving and a tremendous support to me and my son.

    I don’t typically shout out about myself, but it’s important to know this can be you and so much more!  Always remember, because of you, pet parents are able to create wonderful memories, be available for work and familial responsibilities, and have peace of mind to walk out the door leaving their furry babies behind.  Always feel honored you were chosen by each parent and be thankful you have the opportunity to care for their beloved pets.

    Please share what prompted you to start your pet sitting business:

    My wonderful son, Billy, was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 18.  He has significant special needs, and because of his cognitive challenges and inability to care for himself, let alone the continuous monitoring of blood glucose levels, multiple injections, exact measurements of food portions, his intake of all solids and liquids, carb counting, testing urine, etc., he required private-duty nursing when I was not with him.

    A month after discharge from the hospital, Billy was diagnosed with renal and cardiac disease and required additional medications and intervention.  Because of his challenges with communication and extreme developmental delays, his care was very individualized with protocols specific for “Billy.”  He was not to be treated as “text-book” diagnoses.  In an attempt to keep stress at a minimum, necessary care was slowly integrated into his daily routine, which already was demanding.

    After a few nurses were hired, they were quickly fired when care was to be provided “their” way, not what was best for Billy.  Despite having detailed orders written by physicians and my wishes to make life a little happier and more manageable for Billy, each nurse wanted to modify his regiment.  Sadly, they were unwilling to deviate from the “standard” and learn how to maintain his stable status.

    This resulted in leaving my profession as a court reporter and accounts manager of the firm, after 15 years, so I would be available to provide care for my son.  At 47 years old, I wasn’t sure in what direction I would go.  I then realized there were parents in need of care for their dependent, beloved pets as I needed for my son; hence, founding my company, I’ve Got the ‘Scoop’!, LLC – Providing Love, Enrichment and Comprehensive Pet Care… as though YOU were there!

    Why do pet owners choose your business over others in your area; is there something special that attracts your clients?

    I ask this question of my pet parents, and their responses share many similarities.  Our relationship begins when parents view the love displayed in my photos and they tell me it’s obvious how much I care from the first time we speak about their pets.  My initial consultation is quite extensive and families’ comfort levels increase more so during that time.  I obtain a very thorough history and spend a substantial amount of time inquiring about specific details, observing, playing and interacting with their beloved pets, learning as much as possible.  This leads to establishing a bond that only grows stronger with subsequent visits.  Often times, a cat considered to be very skittish or a dog with anxiety that normally does not engage with strangers right away, if at all, warm up to me quickly, leaving pet parents astonished.  Their worries and anxieties are alleviated.

    Parents remark how I genuinely adore their beloved pets and love the special bonds we share.  Pictures and videos I send depict their happiness and contentment, and parents feel their furry love
    s are safe.  I am certified in animal first aid/CPR, participate in continuing education classes and keep up to date with current recalls and product information.

    Since I do not use independent contractors or hire employees, it’s me, personally, coming to each visit, and parents are confident their pets are extremely well-cared for.  They are assured of my secure backup plan in the event of an unforeseen emergency, and most of my lovies have already met the only person I trust with them, my fiancé, Dan.  He is incredibly patient, compassionate, loving, observant and meticulous with details, and joins me during visits, in advance, so he’s not a stranger and is familiar with their routine if he is needed.

    Parents have peace of mind knowing I’ll be available to communicate with detailed updates.  I ask for clarification, if needed, and technology has not taken over the personal service I provide to my families.  They also appreciate how I limit the number of pets on my schedule each day to allow for lengthy visits.  I spend quality time with my furry babies, becoming well aware of their individual needs, what makes them happy, feel loved and secure, and how the time their family is away may be most enriching and fun.

    Whether a family is on vacation or gone for the day at work, the care their pet receives is
    the same; it’s very comprehensive, not just walking and feeding or scooping a litter box and leaving.  We have spa days with preventative care, brushing hair and teeth, even cleaning ears and clipping nails if needed, extended walks or playtime, and lots of lap time full of hugs and kisses.

    Families’ security and privacy are taken very seriously, as well as the safety and well-being of animals in my care.  I am very attentive to accommodating special requests and following detailed instructions others may feel are extreme or unnecessary.  Parents feel very confident with my thoroughness and abilities, and have peace of mind when their pets are in my care.

    My precious kitty, Simon, had special needs, as well as my son, and it is because of he and Billy I understand the significance of small details, observant of nonverbal communication, aware of changes in routine and behavior of my furry babies, and highly respect the wishes of every pet parent as I wish a nurse to do for my son!  This all contributes to providing a higher quality of care which should be the standard practice of every pet sitter.

    !!Lori Best of PetsitUSA 2What are some of the most useful advertising tools that you have used? 

    I’m not fond of the word “advertise.”  Maybe because I cannot afford an advertising budget.  [Laughing]  Most say a business must have one; I disagree.  My passion for animals, knowledge and willingness to help all pet parents, not just clients, and networking with other pet professionals, earned me the reputation as a professional pet sitter and resource in my community.  People refer me by sharing their experiences and the exceptional care I provide for their pets, as well as the photos I send to parents display all of the love and fun we share.  Volunteering your time and becoming known as the expert pet sitter in your community is most rewarding.

    How has social media impacted your business over the last few years? 

    It consumes too much time!  However, social media allows me to reach a larger audience much faster.  I’m not good at sending quick messages, as I like my communication to be personable.  This tends to delay getting information out because of having to sit and write detailed emails.  With social media, providing pertinent information can be done expeditiously by sharing a post or an article; whether it’s alerting everyone to recall information, outbreak of infectious disease, wellness information, a lost pet in the community, health-related studies, seasonal tips to help protect our pets, a fundraising or adoption event.  It’s a quick way to share information from which others may benefit.

    Do you have any general advice for new pet sitters?

    If you wish to become a Professional Pet Sitter, you must earn the title and always respect it!!!

    Distinguish yourself as professional. Credentials are vital!  You should maintain current credentials and documentation to provide at every consultation: A passed background check, Certificate of Insurance for commercial liability coverage and any licenses and registrations. I personally would not enter anyone’s home or provide any services until adequate insurance is obtained. I am not an expert in insurance, but highly recommend you evaluate the coverage of your policy and be certain you have, at minimum,  protection for the following:  injury/negligence/loss to animals in your care; injury to  any persons and/or pets caused by an animal in your care; theft/negligence/damages to clients’ personal belongings and property. You get what you pay for; lower premiums typically mean lesser coverage. Inquire about local, state and federal laws re: business registration and licenses, to ensure you are operating a legitimate business. Build up your references to include both pet parents and professionals. Obtain Animal First Aid/CPR Certification and participate in continuing education. Be prepared for an emergency, as your intervention may very likely save an animal’s life in your care. Allow sufficient time for each pet’s visit or you will compromise the quality of care you provide. If you are uncomfortable with a request for medical care or administration of medication, or have questions, contact the treating veterinarian. I always obtain verification from their vet if medication is to be given in the absence of a current prescription. I would not provide care if it makes you uncomfortable. Trust your instincts if there are red flags and respectfully decline to provide services. That was another piece of advice I was given: You do not have to work with every family that contacts you. The distance may be too far; you may not agree with training techniques; the home may be unsanitary; a family cancels too often or fails to pay for your services. Remember, it’s your business and the choice is yours. Network with other professionals. Observe new situations when possible and be receptive to learning from those willing to help you advance with continuing your education. Develop relationships with veterinarians who foster wellness, are willing to teach you new skills and answer your questions to ensure continuity of care for mutual clients.  I am so thankful for local veterinary practices whom are always willing to help. Establish a presence in your community. Get involved. Help raise awareness and support a local charity. There are various ways to help other than making monetary donations. Make a difference in a family’s life by spending extra time with a beloved pet during end of life, donate your services and provide care from your heart for someone during a crisis, purchase food and supplies for a family in need…show how caring professional pet sitters are by helping a family and their furry loves. If monetary gain far exceeds your desire to create betterment in the care of animals, seek out a different position and leave the hands-on care to others. Always manage your business the way you choose to, rather than being influenced or discouraged by other pet sitters: Hours, rates, growth of your company, remaining a sole-practitioner, services you offer, use of technology, types of payments accepted, are decisions you make. Don’t be afraid to do things differently or bark louder… just make a difference and be puuuurrfectly proud of yourself for becoming a Professional Pet Sitter!!! “You mentioned mandates of minimum standards for professional pet sitters; can you tell us about that?   Due to low standards, lack of ethics and no oversight in pet care, it’s led to gross negligence, often times death.  Early in 2015, I reached out to Assemblyman Troy Singleton for help.  My goal is to have a licensing and certification process implemented for pet sitters.  Assemblyman Singleton was accepted as a co-sponsor of Assembly Bill 2264, Bijou’s Law, and is expanding the Bill to include pet sitters.  Suggestions I provided above have been incorporated and I am hopeful the Bill shall be written into law to elevate the standard of care provided by all professional pet sitters and protect families’ property, personal belongings and precious pets.

    How can someone reach you if they have questions?  Do you have a web site?  Are you on Facebook?

    I’d love to hear from anyone who has questions!  My web site is http://www.IveGotTheScoop.net and My Facebook Page is http://www.Facebook.com/IveGotTheScoopLLC.

     

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  • 24 January

    Coffee and Provocation


    Scientists Have No IdeaScientists have no idea what dinosaurs looked like.  Check out what the "recreationists" do when given common living animals, and you learn quite a lot.
    The Dog Dealer That Gave Us the BulldogNothing is as silly as a Pit Bull aficionado who wants to argue that their molosser breed is actually a type of terrier. It isn't. You can can blame the old dog dealers like Bill George, and the romance and ignorance of young wannabes for the confusion.

    Here Are the Next 7 Breeds to be  Ruined
    The UKC is quickly moving to pre-ruin breeds even before the AKC can close the registry, but it's still the AKC that drives the last nails into the coffin through mandated inreeding inside a closed registry, and a 100-year track record of selecting for defect and exageration. The dogs on the block this year are all minor players in terms of numbers; nothing that will slow the slide of the AKC into oblivion.
    In North CarolinaYou can own a tiger, a bear, and a monkey.  See what you can own in your state.
    The Beginning of the End for the RSPCA?The RSPCA has devolved into a direct mail scam which does almost nothing for dogs and cats while pocketing hundreds of millions of pounds a year. Sound Familiar? Prince Charles has voiced his "concern' over the RSPCA, putting future royal patronage in doubt.

    There's A Donald Trump Gay Erotica Book 
    And it's (allegedly) fantastic. Sample: "My loins trembled as the scent of toupee adhesive and spray tan swept through my nasal cavity."

    In Memorium
    Jeffrey H. Cohen has died.  It sound like he had a great life, with great family and friends.  And he left good instruction for all: "Jeffrey would ask that in lieu of flowers, please do not vote for Donald Trump."

    Evidence of Massacre The only thing new is the age.

    From: Terrierman's Daily Dose To order the book..

  • 24 January

    Shelter Saturday: January 23

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    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but one way that you can show your love any day of the year for the approximately 3.9 million dogs who annually find themselves in the U.S. shelter system is by sharing their photos on social media.

    Following are a few of the shelter animals we highlighted on Twitter over the past week. For all the latest news of stars who show their support for paws causes and a look at adoptable dogs and cats from coast to coast, follow us at @HollywoodDogs.

    California

    Tina Louise, a 2-yr-old Chihuahua at a shelter in #Downey, #CA, needs a home https://t.co/S2iruBmR4C URGENT #AdoptableDogofDay

    — Hollywood Dogs (@HollywoodDogs) January 23, 2016

    Rocko, a 7-yr-old German Shepherd/Pit Bull at a shelter in #Downey, #CA, needs a home https://t.co/CkXAfPqDaB URGENT #AdoptableDogofDay

    — Hollywood Dogs (@HollywoodDogs) January 18, 2016

    Georgia

    Brenda, an American Staffordshire Terrier mix at a #Savannah, #GA shelter, needs a home https://t.co/a2m4XnfoRl URGENT #AdoptableDogofDay

    — Hollywood Dogs (@HollywoodDogs) January 23, 2016

    Brock, a Lab mix at a shelter in #Savannah, #GA, needs a forever home https://t.co/82nPiRK5aM URGENT #AdoptableDogofDay

    — Hollywood Dogs (@HollywoodDogs) January 19, 2016

    Indiana

    Jackson, a 3-yr-old Shepherd mix at a shelter in #Cannelton, #IN, needs a home https://t.co/qHpoZMASoZ URGENT #AdoptableDogofDay

    — Hollywood Dogs (@HollywoodDogs) January 22, 2016

    North Carolina

    Thelma Lou, a 2-year-old Pit Bull/Lab at a shelter in #Newport, #NC, needs a home https://t.co/8GK4LinL91 URGENT #AdoptableDogofDay

    — Hollywood Dogs (@HollywoodDogs) January 20, 2016

    Texas

    Patty, a 2-yr-old Rat Terrier at a shelter in #Killeen, #TX, needs a home https://t.co/jyHCPVp6JB URGENT #AdoptableDogofDay

    — Hollywood Dogs (@HollywoodDogs) January 22, 2016

    Roxie, a 7-month-old Pit Bull mix at a shelter in #Killeen, #TX, needs a home https://t.co/QipJq2hsYq URGENT #AdoptableDogofDay

    — Hollywood Dogs (@HollywoodDogs) January 23, 2016