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Carolina Mountain Dog
Asheville, NC
Blogazine for dog lovers in WNC and Upstate SC
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One of the more significant online marketing trends is branded content -- and the good news is that branded content is not just well received, but trusted by consumers. New research by native advertising company Vibrant Media into the value consumers place on digital content shows that just two percent... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at 123 eGuides
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On Friday, September 5 from 7 to 8 PM, a free seminar concerning "Off Leash Behavior" will be presented by nationallhy known dog trainer Kim Brophey of The Dog Door. The seminar is part of a monthly seminar series that is part of DRIVE, a unique initiative that helps people understand the kinds of dogs they should own. This seminar will be presented at the Asheville Humane Society Adoption & Education Center, located at 14 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville (off Brevard and Pond Roads, near the WNC Farmers Market). The seminar is free and no registration is required. For humans... Continue reading
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The next "Howl-In" is a special "Pawty" on August 30 at Full Moon Farm, home of wolfdogs! Check their website for complete details: http://www.fullmoonfarm.org/ Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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The Humane Society of Jackson County (also known as "A.R.F.), in conjunction with PetSmart Charities, the Two Mauds Foundation, and Catman2 Shelter, is offering free spay/neuter to residents of Jackson County as follows: Free fixing for dogs in Cullowhee, Tuckaseege, or Little Canada area (proof of an address in that area required) Free fixing of cats in the greater Sylva delivery area (that includes Sylva, Dillsboro, Webster, parts of Balsam, Savannah, etc.) No limit. Includes free rabies vaccine. If you don’t fall into these categories, contact A.R.F. anyway! Some funds are available for other pets, especially if you are fixing... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) at over 200 top U.S. companies are most concerned about "the ability to create sustainable and engaging customer relationships while improving the customer experience," according to a new Korn Ferry Marketing Pulse Survey. That could be a major reason that 80 percent of these senior marketing... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at 123 eGuides
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Check out this infographic: It has lots of valuable information about dogs in hot cars. http://blog.instantcheckmate.com/dogs-are-dying-in-hot-cars-heres-how-you-can-help-save-them/#prettyPhoto/1/ Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Asheville Humane Society is featuring dogs over 25 pounds for just $7 on Saturday, August 23 ONLY! Visit the Adoption Center at 14 Forever Friend Lane until 6 PM today. Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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A special Blessing of the Pets service will be held at Mills River Presbyterian Church, 10 Presbyterian Church Road in Mills River, on Saturday, August 23 at 10 AM. The event, which will be held outdoors, includes speial messages, prayers and blessings for people and their pets. Asheville, Hendersonville, and Mills River area residents are invited to this half-hour service designed to tribute pets ost during the past year, as well as honor adopted animals and rescued pets. The "Dog Bowl Donation" will be available so participants can make a love offering to benefit Blue Ridge Humane Society. Please bring... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 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, August 24 from 2 PM to 5 PM at Spring Mountain Community Center, 807 Old Fort Road, Fairview, NC. No appointment is required. 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 -... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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The Greenville Humane Society and Papa John’s announce the 3rd Annual ‘Mutt Strut’ 2-Mile Run/Walk. This event invites individuals, families, competitive athletes and leisurely strollers, and their dogs to participate in the fundraiser that will lead them along the Swamp Rabbit Trail and through the Greenville Tech campus. The race starts at 9 AM on Saturday, August 23 at Greenville Tech's Barton Campus, 506 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville. It will conclude in a fun and festive Vendor Village, where participants are invited to stay and enjoy live entertainment, games, vendors, and refreshments and treats for two and four-legged competitors. RACE... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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You have undoubtedly been exposed to gimmicks, contests and the like which encourage you to "Like" a certain Facebook page. As a wise and experienced marketer, you may have already figured out that using the Facebook "Like" feature for such self-puffery is at best a questionable strategy. Now, though, Facebook... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at 123 eGuides
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The kids will be going back to school soon -- so why not get in the spirit and get a little schooling of your own? Now you can take a great online branding course, Big Brand Strategies for Small Brands, on-demand and at your convenience, at the special "Back to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at 123 eGuides
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Is your dog friendly towards dogs off-leash, but becomes a wild, reactive beast when restrained? Then this free help session is for you! Pet Behavior Aid presents "GRRRR! Leash Reactivity Help Session" on Tuesday, August 19 from 7 to 8:30 PM. It will be held at the Animal Hospital of North Asheville, 1 Beaverdam Road, North Asheville. Topics include: How to read your dog's signals before he or she erupts Management tools and ideas to reduce reactivity Helpful behaviors to teach your feisty fido How to set up for successful dog greetings This help session is open to the public... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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On Saturday, August 16 from 12 to 5 PM, Pet Source of Hendersonville, NC will present a pet adoption fundraiser event, a chicken BBQ. There will be pet events and contests and lots of sales. The event will be held at 1927 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville. For additional information, call (828) 698-6910, or visit www.petsourcenc.com. Blue Ridge Humane Society operates the only limited admission shelter in Henderson County. They have been servicing the county's pets and pet owners for nearly sixty years. Visit www.blueridgehumane.org/ for more information. Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Want to dine and drink to help local animals while mingling with other dog lovers in the area? Join Asheville Humane Society and Mix 96.5 FM for the last Yappy Hour of the season on Thursday, August 21, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM! A $5 donation per person will be matched by our partner restaurant to benefit Asheville Humane Society. It's a party you and your doggie won't want to miss at Zia Taqueria, 521 Haywood Road in West Asheville. This event is generously sponsored by Prestige Subaru. Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Guest Post Many pet parents assume that they are meeting their dogs’ nutritional requirements by providing them with high-quality pet food made from the best ingredients. While choosing a nutritious and healthy pet food is an important step in protecting the health of your pet, the fact of the matter is you are likely not meeting all of your pet's needs. In order to develop a strong immune system and avoid disease and infection, dogs require a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, nutrients and antioxidants as a part of their daily diet. In many cases, a daily multivitamin supplement will... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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In honor of "Shark Week," Asheville Humane Society is taking a bite out of its adoption fees for dogs 6 months and older, cats and kittens! From Tuesday, August 12 through Saturday, August 16, adoption fees are just $14 during BARK WEEK. So don't go in the water... come on over to Asheville Humane Society's Adoption & Education Center, 14 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville, from 10 AM to 6 PM and find some love! Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Greenville Humane Society will hold a Yappy Hour on Thursday, August 14 from 6 to 8 PM. The dog-friendly event, sponsored by The Graphic Cow, takes place at Greenville Humane Society, 305 Airport Road in Greenville. The $8 admission price includes beer, bark and band. Enjoy listening to local artists with a cold beer (or water) in hand while your doggie can run off-leash in the Humane Society's courtyard. Yappy Hour is open to the public. Dogs should arrive leashed, be dog-friendly, spayed/neutered, and up to date on vaccinations. Proceeds benefit the Greenville Humane Society, which operates Greenville's largest no-kill... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Typical consumers have only five "BFBs" (Best Friend Brands) from which they will repeatedly open emails and buy products, according to new research by Silverpop, an IBM company and leading provider of digital marketing software. The online shopping habits and communications preferences of nearly 4,000 consumers across the U.S., U.K.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at 123 eGuides
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Your puppy needs socialization with other dogs to develop into a healthy, balanced pet. Join other puppy owners at a puppy social on Saturday, August 16 from 9 to 10 AM, at Asheville Humane Society's Adoption and Education Center, 14 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville (off Pond and Brevard Roads, behind Harmony Motors, near the WNC Farmers Market). Mingle with other puppy parents and get your training questions answered by certified trainers while your puppy romps with other pups and meets new and different people and things. Doggie treat bag and human treats provided for all participants. Requirements: - Ages 9-20... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 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 Aug 8, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog