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Carolina Mountain Dog
Asheville, NC
Blogazine for dog lovers in WNC and Upstate SC
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Cashiers-Highland Humane Society announces the 2nd annual PAWS-A-THON Pledge Drive for the Shelter Pets! This four-hour “telethon” takes place on Sunday, April 26th from noon to 4 pm. They will be taking pledge donations over the phone by volunteers and staff at the offices of the sponsor and host, Silver Creek Real Estate Group. Silver Creek is a great friend to the animals, and they have graciously donated their offices and phone lines. New for 2015 is the addition of a Stop-N-Adopt as part of the event! The CHHS H.E.A.R.T. of North Carolina will be on-site with 27 adorable, adoptable... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Friends of Madison County Animals will hold a free Puppy Social in Marshall on Saturday, April 25. Learn how to properly socialize, successfully house train, and encourage good behaviors in your puppy while discouraging unwanted ones. Also learn about free and low-cost programs in Madison County that can help you get your puppy on the right track when it comes to their health and wellness. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions, meet other puppy parents, and get information on what to expect as your puppy grows with you and your family. Puppies in attendance must be healthy, have proof... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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The Buncombe County Department of Health, Buncombe County Sheriff's Animal Services Division, and Asheville Humane Society are collaborating to provide animal owners with access to low cost vaccinations, microchips and ID tagging. Come to a vaccination clinic on Saturday, April 25 from 2 PM to 5 PM at Hall Fletcher School, 60 Ridgelawn Road, Asheville. Services provided: Rabies 1 year - (Dogs or cats over 4 months) - $11.00 Rabies 3 year - (Dogs or cats over 4 months with rabies certificate to prove current on rabies) - $11.00 Bordetella - Kennel cough - (Dogs over 2 months) - $15.00... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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We're pleased to announce that Carolina Mountain Dog has a brand new bookstore. Now you can search for any book about dogs, dog care, and dog training right from this blog. The bookstore features a collection of books for dog lovers available through our relationship with Amazon.com. You'll find all the dog books you want -- plus you'll have the convenience of shopping with Amazon! Just click on the Bookstore link at the top of the page to go to the bookstore. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Global consulting firm McKinsey focuses on the increasing sophistication of marketing in Issue Number 1 of the McKinsey Quarterly for 2015. McKinsey is bullish on marketing, suggesting that "we are, in fact, on the cusp of a new golden age for marketing. At the core of the new era are... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at 123 eGuides
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Puppies W.I.N. ("What Is Normal?") is a free special help session for people with puppies under 5 months of age. It will help you understand what is age-appropriate puppy behavior, learn how to establish good habits to prevent problems from developing, and discover how to take advantage of your puppy’s socialization window. Puppies W.I.N. is open to anyone who is interested in understanding more about their puppy – or who might be preparing to bring a puppy into their home. Puppies W.I.N., sponsored by Pet Behavior Aid, will be held on Saturday, April 25 from 9 to 11 AM at... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Spring is here! The flowers are blooming and so are the hopes of all of the animals at the Asheville Humane Society Adoption Center. To celebrate new beginnings, adoption fees have been lowered to just $7.00 for all dogs and cats over 6 months old during the Spring Fling Adoption Promotion on Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, from 10 AM to 6 PM. This promotion is generously sponsored by Four Seasons Plumbing. Although the love of a pet is priceless, the reduced adoption fee of $7 represents an exceptional value. All adoptions include spay/neuter, all up-to-date vaccines, initial... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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The Avery County Humane Society will be holding a Birthday Bash and Fundraiser on Saturday, April 18 from 10 AM to 3 PM. Everyone is welcome. The Avery County Adoption and Education Center is located at 279 New Vale Road, Newland, NC (behind Ingles). The facility has over 21,000 square feet of space for animals and people. It is a bright, open design with a welcoming and hospitable atmosphere. Almost half the space is dedicated directly to animal care. The Society relocated to its new facility in April 2012. Avery County Humane Society is a privately owned, operated, and funded... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Come to a free New Year's Puppy Social on Saturday, April 18 from 9 to 10 AM at Asheville Humane Society's Adoption and Education Center, 14 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville. Mingle with other puppy parents and get your training questions answered by certified trainers while your puppy romps with other pups. Doggie treat bags and human treats provided for all participants. This is a FREE family friendly event, but space is limited! Reserve your puppy’s spot today. Sign up at (828) 707-0644 or via email: info@petbehavioraid.org For more information visit www.petbehavioraid.org Requirements: -Ages 9-20 weeks of age -Puppies must be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Marketers are likely to unanimously agree that digital marketing is pervasive and that the online world has dramatically impacted basic marketing strategies. Silverpop, an IBM company, reminds marketers that, just as with traditional marketing programs, digital marketing efforts need to be reviewed and evaluated. Silverpop's free “Ultimate Guide to Assessing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at 123 eGuides
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Carolina Mountain Dog caters to dog lovers -- but even dog lovers may be in between dogs, or contemplating adding another dog to the family. That's why this article from PetPlace will be helpful. It lists "10 important topics to discuss before getting a dog." This is just one of the topics: "If you expect to place limits on your dog's behavior (as most people do), you will need to invest time in training your dog. What rules will be in your home? Where do you want your dog to sleep (dog bed, child's room, your bed, a crate)? Where... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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If you love Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, the place to be from April 12 through April 18 is the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville. The American Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club will be holding its "National Specialty" from Sunday, April 12 through Thursday, April 16, and the Blue Ridge King Cavalier Club will be holding its "Regional Specialty" on Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18. The schedule includes dog classes and seminars, judging, an awards banquet and charity auction, lure coursing and more. The Blue Ridge Cavalier Club is an active and dynamic group of Cavalier King Charles Spaniel... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Bring your doggy to Asheville Humane Society's very first Yappy Hour on Thursday, April 9 from 6 to 8 PM. It will be held at Twisted Laurel, 130 College Street in downtown Asheville. Yappy Hours are the place for cool canines to congregate. They'll enjoy special treats and drinks made especially for them while you and your four-legged friend get to mingle with other dog lovers! Admission of just $5 per person includes light bites and dogs are free. The Yappy Hour is being sponsored by Mix 96.5 and Prestige Subaru. All proceeds go to help the homeless animals of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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The retail world is in a state of significant change, large due to online shopping. A recent study by Walker Sands Communications, based on responses from more than 1,400 U.S. consumers, indicates that 68 percent of respondents shop online at least once per month. Over one-quarter of them (28 percent)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at 123 eGuides
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Every second Thursday of the month, from April through October, Greenville Humane Society holds a Yappy Hour from 6 to 8 PM at the Society's headquarters, 305 Airport Road in Greenville. The next Yappy Hour will be on Thursday, April 9 from 6 to 8 PM. For $10, you and your friends can unwind with cold brews and music from local artists. Meanwhile, your dog can run off-leash in the canine courtyard and take a dip in the "doggie pools." Dogs must come on a leash and be friendly, spayed/neutered, healthy, and up-to-date on all vaccinations. For additional information, visit... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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The second Sunday of every month, a United Pet Honoring Ceremony is held for pet owners to come together and unite in expressing their love and appreciation for their pets. It is a way to have sacred time to honor our pets and loved ones, our relationship with them, and all they give us. People from all over send in names of Pets to be Honored: Cats, Dogs, Horses, Ponies, Rabbits, Birds, Frogs and more. This is a simple ceremony (much like a memorial service). It includes an Opening, Blessing of each pet, Prayer, Silent reflection and Closing. Each pet... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2015 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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The 2015 "Run for the Paws" 5K Run or 1 Mile Walk will take place on Sunday, April 26 from 1 to 4 PM at Fletcher Park in Fletcher, NC. This is the only 5K in the area where dogs aren’t just allowed… they’re invited! Enjoy live music, food, and family fun! Prizes will be awarded for top individual and teams. The race is limited to 500 participants. A wellness fair will also be held. Registration is $35 for the 5k or $30 for the 1 mile race. Proceeds Benefit Brother Wolf Animal Rescue. You can register here. Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Nowadays, brand marketers routinely employ content marketing as a way to break through advertising clutter and reach a desired target audience. But there is another effective way to rise above the noise of traditional advertising -- branded entertainment. Branded entertainment consists of paid product placements in television, film and digital... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at 123 eGuides
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Full Moon Farm is a sanctuary for wolfdogs located in Black Mountain, NC. Come and join the fun at their Howl In on Saturday, April 4. Gates open at 3:00 p.m. Farm tour begins 3:15 p.m. Meet the wolfdogs, hear there tales and howls! Learn about the breed and their obstacles. Join the staff for an optional potluk dinner for $5 per plate (bring a side dish, we will provide the meat and drinks). Visit the Gift Den for local handcrafted jewelry and artwork. For more information, visit http://fullmoonfarm.org/events/howl-ins Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Asheville Humane Society is lowering adoption fees for its most athletic dogs - Pit Bulls - during the Bark Madness Adoption Promotion! Pit Bulls tend to be playful, energetic and intelligent dogs with loving personalities. Asheville Humane Society wants to get these underdogs off the bench and into loving homes with you! Trained adoption counselors will meet with all potential adopters to help you pick the perfect Pitty for your family team! Pick from the sweet sixteen and score with a champion of your own! This special promotion offers all Pitty mixes only for "Sweet $16.00." The adoption fee includes... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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The Buncombe County Department of Health, Buncombe County Sheriff's Animal Services Division, and Asheville Humane Society are collaborating in 2014 to provide animal owners with access to low cost vaccinations, microchips and ID tagging. Come to a vaccination clinic on Sunday, March 29 from 1 PM to 5 PM at the Clubhouse in Black Mountain. Services provided: Rabies 1 year - (Dogs or cats over 4 months) - $11.00 Rabies 3 year - (Dogs or cats over 4 months with rabies certificate to prove current on rabies) - $11.00 Bordetella - Kennel cough - (Dogs over 2 months) - $15.00... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at Carolina Mountain Dog