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Carolina Mountain Dog
Asheville, NC
Blogazine for dog lovers in WNC and Upstate SC
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Greenville Humane Society operates a walk-in vaccine clinic at their new medical facility, 305 Airport Road in Greenville, SC. The clinic is open from 9 AM to 12 PM Monday through Friday and from 9 AM to 12 PM the first Saturday of each month. No appointment is needed. Call (864) 263-5611 for information. The clinic offers the following low-cost services: Vaccine Price 1-Year Rabies Vaccine $9 3-Year Rabies Vaccine $25 1-Year Canine/Puppy Distemper/Parvo-DHPP $9 3-Year Canine Distemper/Parvo-DHPP $25 Canine Kennel Cough-Bordatella $15 Heartworm Antigen Test (dogs) $25 Feline Distemper Vaccine $9 Feline Leukemia (FeLV) Vaccine $15 Feline Leukemia/FIV Combo... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
We're thankful for great marketers like you this holiday season, so we're making a special Thanksgiving offer: Take 50% off the price of our three most popular eGuides until December 1, 2017! Low Cost / No Cost Marketing 123 3 Steps to Effective Marketing with Little or No Money Regularly... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at 123 eGuides
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During the month of November, in honor of Adopt a Senior Pet Month, Asheville Humane Society is waiving the adoption fee for any animal 6 years and older. Lots of great pets are awaiting their forever homes -- and senior pets make the best pets! 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... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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November is "Adopt a Senior Pet Month." Here are just a few reasons why senior pets deserve your consideration. According to the ASPCA: "While small kittens and puppies may be adorable, older pets are just as loving and loyal as their younger counterparts. Not to mention, adopting a senior animal companion comes with some cool advantages: Grown-up pets don’t require the constant monitoring and training that puppies and kittens do. Many are already housetrained. Since senior pets are fully grown, you’ll be immediately aware of important information like personality type and grooming requirements, making it easier to choose the perfect... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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I remember a time when a professional became a "consultant" for a brief period of time while looking for full-time work; sometimes, in fact, "consultant" was a code word on a resume for "on my own until something better comes along." Nowadays, however, consulting is not only a legitimate career... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Happily Rewired
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Based on research with 2,400 consumers, MECLABS Institute, who operate the information service MarketingSherpa, have created a framework they call "the five levels of marketing maturity." It is a very effective way for marketers to analyze where they fit in the marketing-to-customers equation. According to MECLABS, "Each level is inclusive... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at 123 eGuides
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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, Nov. 19. 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 12:30 to 1 PM. Note: New and repeat hikers alike are required to sign up... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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It's always a challenge to take a trip with your dog if it involves an overnight stay. The good news is more hotels now accommodate dogs, and you can even find private vacation rentals that allow pets as well. AllTheRooms.com, the largest and most complete accommodation search engine, offers several helpful "pet etiquette tips" when you travel with your dog. Recommendations include doing research beforehand on dog-friendly accommodations, monitoring behavior, cleaning up after your pet, and more. Read the article here: https://www.alltherooms.com/w/2017/10/guests-pets-travel-pet-etiquette-tips/ In addition, if you or anyone you know is planning a trip to the Westminster Dog Show, held... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Adoption fees for all dogs and cats age 6 months and up have been reduced to $8 each during the 8 day period, Nov. 9 through Nov. 18 at Asheville Humane Society's Adoption Center. 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,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Whether you opt for part-time or full-time retirement, you'll realize very quickly that the lower your retirement income, the more you'll have to adjust your lifestyle. Americans are notorious for spending as much as, if not more than, they earn, which is why a majority of older Americans have simply... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at Happily Rewired
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Every marketer is aware of the e-commerce power of Amazon, but the leading online retailer also wields awesome marketing power that even small marketers can take advantage of. Of course, Amazon is an unparalleled marketplace for selling products, and it offers numerous ways for product marketers to make their products... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at 123 eGuides
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Join News 13 at Camp Bow Wow at 5 Airport Road in Arden, NC for the first ever News 13 Pet Project Adoptathon on Friday, November 10 from 2:30 to 7 pm! News 13 is partnering with seven local humane societies/rescue groups to help animals in this area find a forever home! Animal shelters/rescues need funding to pay for medical bills, food, supplies and labor to care for each of the animals as they become healthy or old enough for adoption. Adoption is the best option because it provides homes for animals who would otherwise have nowhere else to go... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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The first "Pilates with Puppies" in October was a sell-out smash hit, so reserve your place early for this next one! On Tuesday, December 12 from 6 to 7 PM, Cisco Pilates will hold "Pilates with Puppies" 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 $10,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 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, Nov. 12. 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 12:30 to 1 PM. Note: New and repeat hikers alike are required to sign up... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Carolina Mountain Dog
Guest Post by Allivet Let's say you're going canine cruising (aka "on a dog-friendly road trip"). Whether you're heading to Lake James State Park or Mt. Mitchell, your best friend will have a blast--and perhaps come home with a muddy, wet coat. Before you take your dog on the adventure of a lifetime, learn about some of the microscopic dangers that await in the Carolina mountains. (They could be more dangerous than bears!) Here are five scary diseases and parasites to look out for--and what you can do to stop them from infecting your four-legged pal. 1. Leptospirosis A common... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2017 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Put your best paw forward by joining fellow animal lovers at the premier charity gala of the season, the 14th annual "Taste of Compassion." The event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 6 to 9 PM at the Morris Hellenic Cultural Center, 227 Cumberland Avenue, Asheville. Step back in time to Asheville of the 1920's for a rousing night at the Speakeasy, where you will enjoy local cuisine, craft beer, cider, and wine. Shake a leg to live music while bidding on exclusive experiences and one-of-a-kind items at the auction. Participate in the wine grab to get a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2017 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, Nov. 5. 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 12:30 to 1 PM. Note: New and repeat hikers alike are required to sign up... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2017 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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The notion of being your own boss has great appeal for a growing percentage of Boomers who want to continue to work but on their own terms. Self-employment offers you freedom, flexibility and, potentially, higher income than a traditional and sometimes menial job. Of all the self-employment options available to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at Happily Rewired
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Digital technology brands dominate the 2017 Brand Keys Loyalty Leaders list in the 21st annual survey conducted by Brand Keys, the New York-based brand loyalty and customer engagement research consultancy. Brand Keys examined 740 brands in 83 categories to provide an insightful and comprehensive, cross-category perspective of brand loyalty today.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at 123 eGuides
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Asheville, Wednesday, November 1: A pet loss support group meets at 6 PM on the first Wednesday of each month. Location: Jefferson House, 21 Edwin Place (next to the Unitarian Universalist church), Asheville. Donations accepted. Call (828) 254-6001 for additional information. Waynesville, Wednesday, November 15: A pet loss support group meets from 6 to 7 PM on the third Wednesday of each month. Location: Kimball Counseling, 258 N. Main Street, Suite A, Waynesville. Donations accepted. Registration required. For additional information and to register, call Susan Kimball, LCSW, at (828) 226-7366. Image: Whittaya Phonsawat, freedigitalphotos.net Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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The Aloft Hotel, 51 Biltmore Avenue in downtown Asheville, will hold its 4th annual pet costume contest on Sunday, Oct. 29 at 5 PM. Bring your furry friend in their best costume for a chance to win great prizes from local vendors. $5 admission goes directly to Charlie's Angels Animal Rescue in Fletcher, NC and includes live music by the Stevie Combs Band and all the puppy cuteness you can handle. Selections from Oskar Blues Beer will be featured. Image: www.wncanimalrescue.org Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2017 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, October 28 from 11 AM to 2 PM at Leicester Community Center, 2979 New Leicester Highway, Leicester, 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 to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2017 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Put your best paw forward by joining fellow animal lovers at the premier charity gala of the season, the 14th annual "Taste of Compassion." The event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 6 to 9 PM at the Morris Hellenic Cultural Center, 227 Cumberland Avenue, Asheville. Step back in time to Asheville of the 1920's for a rousing night at the Speakeasy, where you will enjoy local cuisine, craft beer, cider, and wine. Shake a leg to live music while bidding on exclusive experiences and one-of-a-kind items at the auction. Participate in the wine grab to get a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2017 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Did you know the Animal Care Campus in Asheville is one of the country's leading examples of a private-public partnership in animal welfare? Asheville Humane Society and Buncombe County work in close collaboration to take in, care for, re-home, and adopt out thousands of domestic animals each year. Their collective goal is to save every adoptable animal's life and make each animal's life worth living. Now you have the opportunity to see first-hand why the Animal Care Campus is a national model. Asheville Humane Society is hosting a guided behind-the-scenes tour of the society's Adoption Center (14 Forever Friend Lane)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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While the nation's unemployment rate continues to be low, the unemployment rate among workers 55-plus is deceiving. That's partly because those older workers who are employed may be working part-time when they really want to work full-time. There is some good news for older workers, though: An overall low unemployment... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Happily Rewired