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Our pets make us feel special every day with their playful natures, unconditional love and unwavering loyalty, so it only makes sense to show them a little gratitude every now and then. Sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association, National Pet Week promotes responsible pet ownership, celebrates the human-animal bond and raises awareness of veterinary medicine. So in honor of National Pet Week, treat your furry friends to a day of love and pampering and show them how much you care. Here’s how.

Summertime provides a great opportunity to spend more time with your pets, whether you are enjoying beautiful outdoor weather at the park with your dog or spending a lazy Sunday in your apartment with your cat. Summertime can also bring certain dangers with it for pets, however. Follow these tips to pay careful attention to the needs of your pets in hot weather. They depend on you, so protect your animal friends with tips like these!

There are many ways you can show your dog you love him. From bacon-wrapped treats to some extra cheese in his bowl, and from that brand new toy to a new, warm blanket to keep him warm in the cold Durham winter months, you can also show Fido you love him by keeping him healthy and active. This could include daily walks around the neighborhood or trips to the dog park. In Durham, there are several off-leash dog parks that you and your dog can enjoy. Remember to register your dog, follow the rules and regulations, bring extra baggies and have fun. Here are a few of the best pet parks in and around Durham.

Some dogs, such as border collies and Jack Russell terriers, make great pets but require daily exercise to rid them of excessive energy.

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If you live in an apartment community or have a small backyard, you may need to exercise your lively dog at a nearby dog park. Fortunately, dog parks are plentiful in Portland, a city known for its local culture and miles of green space. See below for our picks for the best in the area.

There are not many things better than sitting down to a nice meal at a fine restaurant, discovering an amazing cup of coffee at an area café or settling into a well-worn booth with an ice cold pint at your local watering hole. But if you’re a dog lover, it’s just not quite the same without your loveable four-legged friend.

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Fortunately, many restaurants, cafes and bars around the world are getting hip to the idea of opening up their doors to the dogs, and if you’re ever in the Boston area, here are a few places where your pooch is welcome to tag (or wag) along.

For dog owners, this festive season would not be complete without a cold nose or wagging tail amid the holiday hustle. Whether our dogs are begging for a bite of Christmas cookie or enduring a few embarrassing photos in a…

There’s a smartphone application for just about everything these days. Your collection of apps might help you keep up with the latest weather forecast, plan a trip or find a discount on your favorite local restaurant. But pet owners should…

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