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Carolina Mountain Dog
Asheville, NC
Blogazine for dog lovers in WNC and Upstate SC
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Greg, who owns The Hop, doesn't just make fabulous ice cream, he's also a confirmed dog lover who does a lot for local humane efforts. Come on out and say thanks to Greg -- and enjoy some human and doggie ice cream at a special Doggie Ice Cream Social at The Hop Ice Creamery, 167 Haywood Road, West Asheville. The Doggie Ice Cream Social will be held on Thursday, July 26 from 3 to 9 PM. Drop in any time. Greg will be opening up the outdoor space at The Ice Creamery to any and all leashed dogs (and their... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Hiking Hounds is one of the most popular Asheville Humane Society volunteer activities. Each month, volunteers take shelter dogs on hikes as part of the enrichment programming. You'll spend a few hours in Bent Creek hiking the trails with dogs who will love you for it. The next hike with the Hiking Hounds group is Sunday, July 29. Start time is 9 AM for repeat hikers and 8:30 AM for new hikers. Hikers generally return to the shelter at 16 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville around 11:30 AM to 12 PM. Note: New and repeat hikers alike are required to sign... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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On Saturday, July 28, from 8 AM to 2 PM, the new "Tails in Town" will take place at the Historic Depot on Maple Street in Downtown Hendersonville’s 7th Avenue District Tails is Town is a brand new event that is the result of a partnership between WTZQ’s well-loved Barq in the Parq and Downtown Hendersonville, whose event production background includes the Bearfootin’ Public Art Walk, the Rhythm & Brews Concert Series and the annual downtown Street Lighting Event among others. These two organizations have brought their considerable talents together to create an event where pets of all kinds and... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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With the unemployment rate at its lowest point in 18 years, the job market is "sizzling hot," writes career/retirement coach Nancy Collamer. Reporting on a work conference sponsored by Indeed.com, Collamer heard that the job market is tight and talent is hard to find, although wages are generally not going... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Happily Rewired
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Yes, the world is going digital, and the sales forces of B2B companies are following suit. But according to a recent survey of B2B customers by leading consulting firm McKinsey, "What customers most desire is great digital interactions and the human touch." According to McKinsey: "The implication is that B2B... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at 123 eGuides
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You're probably familiar with the concept of intoxication when it applies to humans who have to much to drink. Interestingly enough, intoxication is possible in dogs as well -- but it happens when they drink too much water. Water intoxication is not common, but it is more possible during the summer months. This is when dogs tend to drink a lot of water to keep cool. They also could ingest large quantities of water when they are swimming or playing in streams, ponds and lakes. It is even possible to ingest water when playing with a garden hose. TopDogTips.com has... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Hiking Hounds is one of the most popular Asheville Humane Society volunteer activities. Each month, volunteers take shelter dogs on hikes as part of the enrichment programming. You'll spend a few hours in Bent Creek hiking the trails with dogs who will love you for it. The next hike with the Hiking Hounds group is Sunday, July 22. Start time is 9 AM for repeat hikers and 8:30 AM for new hikers. Hikers generally return to the shelter at 16 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville around 11:30 AM to 12 PM. Note: New and repeat hikers alike are required to sign... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2018 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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The Watauga Humane Society will hold a Rummage Sale at the National Guard Armory, 274 Hunting Hills Lane, in Boone, NC on Friday, July 27 from 8:30 AM to 4 PM and on Saturday, July 28 from 8 AM to 11 AM. Lots and lots of items will be available and all proceeds help Watauga Humane Society. Items for the sale may be dropped off at the armory on July 23, 24, and 25. For more information, contact the Watauga Humane Society, 828-264-7865, or visit https://wataugahumane.org/ Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2018 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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I'm pleased to say the "Happily Rewired" blog has attracted enough attention that I periodically receive unsolicited input that could be helpful to my readers. Here are two such resources that I think you will find of interest: A Senior's Guide to Healthy Eating The website "Nifty Benefits" has put... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at Happily Rewired
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One of the leading crystal ball forecasters for Internet trends is Mary Meeker, who is a partner at the well-known Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Meeker's annual Internet trends report, released in June, was far-ranging and expansive. eMarketer took a close look at Meeker's report... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at 123 eGuides
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Because the Adoption Center is full, Asheville Humane Society is offering all animals 6 months and older at no cost. Although the love of a pet is priceless, all of the following are still included when you adopt! Each adoption fee includes spay/neuter, all up-to-date vaccines, behavioral training when appropriate, microchip and free 1-year registration, a free starter bag of food, and a free wellness visit with a participating veterinarian. To see available animals, visit www.ashevillehumane.org. The Adoption Center is located at 14 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville (off Brevard and Pond Roads, near the WNC Farmers Market). It is open... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Hiking Hounds is one of the most popular Asheville Humane Society volunteer activities. Each month, volunteers take shelter dogs on hikes as part of the enrichment programming. You'll spend a few hours in Bent Creek hiking the trails with dogs who will love you for it. The next hike with the Hiking Hounds group is Sunday, July 15. Start time is 9 AM for repeat hikers and 8:30 AM for new hikers. Hikers generally return to the shelter at 16 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville around 11:30 AM to 12 PM. Note: New and repeat hikers alike are required to sign... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2018 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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If you've ever thought about going into business with your spouse, you need to read Let's Make Money, Honey: The Couple's Guide to Starting a Service Business. The book has received excellent reviews from book reviewers and readers alike. It tells the story of how a Boomer couple started a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at Happily Rewired
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From July 1 through July 31, every 123 eGuide is on sale at Smashwords.com for 50 percent off the regular price! This exclusive sale is available only at Smashwords.com. Simply select the eGuide of your choice below and click on the title. Then download the eGuide in any eBook format... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at 123 eGuides
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If you've ever thought about going into business with your spouse, you need to read Let's Make Money, Honey: The Couple's Guide to Starting a Service Business. The book has received excellent reviews from book reviewers and readers alike. It tells the story of how a Boomer couple started a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at GuideWords
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According to the ASPCA, there are four items that lead the list of toxic items ingested by dogs on July 4: Fireworks Certain foods Lawn products Pool chemicals We often give our dogs credit for being intelligent in so many ways -- but when it comes to substances, most dogs will eat just about anything if they are curious or hungry. They can also be exposed to toxic substances unwittingly; for example, many products that you commonly apply to your lawn may be harmful to your pets. For more information about the top four July 4 dangerous items, download the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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For nearly two decades, "Pawsitively Purrfect Party" at the Country Club of Sapphire Valley has always been a magical evening and the single-largest fundraiser of the year for the Cashiers Highlands Humane Society shelter pets. But after the tragic fire that occurred just hours after the event ended last year, this year’s party on Monday, August 20 at 5:30 PM for the animals at the newly rebuilt and more-beautiful-than-ever Country Club of Sapphire Valley,120 Handicap Drive, Sapphire, NC 28774, is guaranteed to be the most heartfelt and emotionally moving in the event’s history. Join the Cashiers Highlands Humane Society for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2018 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Guest post by Brian Morgan It is no secret that dogs love sleeping. In fact, they spend most of the day laying on the sofa and snoozing. Therefore, we often blame them of being lazy. However, this statement cannot be further from the truth. Because of their biological clocks and sleeping patterns, dogs have higher sleeping requirements. Generally speaking dogs spend about 12 to 14 hours per day sleeping. Since dogs tend to adjust their sleeping patterns according to the owners’ patterns, their sleeps are not continuous nor equally divided. Usually dogs sleep 8 hours during the night and the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2018 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Here's an intriguing question that was asked of retiree investors by the well-known mutual fund company, Vanguard: "If you had a do-over, what would you do differently to prepare for retirement?" Vanguard received hundreds of answers to that question, and Matt Bell of The Balance highlighted some of the primary... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at Happily Rewired
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WPP BrandZ's annual listing of the 100 most valuable global brands is out. You'll surely recognize the names of the top ten, which we'll get to in a moment, but first, this encouraging news. The methodology and valuation, done by the respected firm KantarMillwardBrown, indicates that this year sees a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at 123 eGuides
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Greg, who owns The Hop, doesn't just make fabulous ice cream, he's also a confirmed dog lover who does a lot for local humane efforts. Come on out and say thanks to Greg -- and enjoy some human and doggie ice cream at a special Doggie Ice Cream Social at The Hop Ice Creamery, 167 Haywood Road, West Asheville. The Doggie Ice Cream Social will be held on Thursday, June 28 from 3 to 9 PM. Drop in any time. Greg will be opening up the outdoor space at The Ice Creamery to any and all leashed dogs (and their... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Asheville Humane Society offers pet owners access to low cost vaccinations, microchips and ID tagging. Come to a low cost vaccination clinic on Saturday, June 30 from 11 AM to 2 PM at Spring Mountain Community Center, 807 Old Fort Road, Fairview, NC. No appointment is necessary. Services provided: Rabies 1 year | (Dogs or cats over 3 months) | $10.00 Rabies 3 year | (Dogs or cats with rabies paper certificate) | $10.00 -Rabies tags are not accepted as proof of rabies vaccination- Bordetella - Kennel cough | (Dogs over 2 months) | $15.00 DA2PPV - | (Dogs 6... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2018 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Although the love of a pet is priceless, all of the following are still included when you adopt! Each adoption fee includes spay/neuter, all up-to-date vaccines, behavioral training when appropriate, microchip and free 1-year registration, a free starter bag of food, and a free wellness visit with a participating veterinarian. To see available animals, visit www.ashevillehumane.org. The Adoption Center is located at 14 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville (off Brevard and Pond Roads, near the WNC Farmers Market). It is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 AM to 7 PM. The dog and cat rooms are closed daily for naptime from... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2018 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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On Saturday, July 14, Cisco Pilates will hold a "Pilates with Puppies" class from 9 AM to 10 AM, and again from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM -- at the Asheville Humane Society Adoption & Education Center, 14 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville (off Brevard and Pond Roads near the WNC Farmers Market). Pilates with Puppies will be a basic Pilates class, with puppies provided by Asheville Humane Society. Please bring your own yoga or Pilates mat and a small towel. Please do not bring your own puppy! The cost is $15, which is a donation to Asheville Humane Society on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at Carolina Mountain Dog