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Carolina Mountain Dog
Asheville, NC
Blogazine for dog lovers in WNC and Upstate SC
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Carolna Mountain Dog has been ranked #37 in the country's Top 50 Pet Blogs! Thanks to all our readers and supporters for making us so popular! An infographic by the team at Rebates zone . Continue reading
Posted 20 hours ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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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, September 27 from 9 to 11 AM in... Continue reading
Posted 3 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 in 2014 to provide animal owners with access to low cost vaccinations, microchips and ID tagging. Come to a vaccination clinic on Sunday, September 28 from 1 PM to 5 PM at Asheville Humane Society, 14 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville (off Brevard and Pond Roads near the WNC Farmers Market). 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)... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Mix 96.5 presents the 3rd annual Dog Day Afternoon on Sunday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 5 PM. This fun event will take place again at Carrier Park. Activities include a dog-friendly fun run around Carrier Park, live music, dog contests including a Weiner Dog race, “Best Lap Dog over 50 lbs”, “Best Heinz 57/Mutt” and the “Fastest Dog in Asheville” competition. Local food vendors and local beer will be available for purchase. Part of the proceeds benefit Asheville Humane Society. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Video is becoming increasingly important as a form of content marketing. A new study conducted by marketing research firm Demand Metric for Vidyard, a video marketing platform vendor, indicates that marketing professionals feel video is "far more important" (63%) or "somewhat important" (32%) as a content marketing medium. Video also... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at 123 eGuides
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Calling all former brides! Donate your leftover and reusable wedding products, dresses, decor and more at the annual "Brides for Barks" Silent Auction and Sale on Tues., Sept. 23 from 4 to 9 PM! Asheville Humane Society will be holding a silent auction and sale during the Wedding Festivals Asheville show at the US Cellular Center.If you are interested in donating items from your wedding, please email events@ashevillehumane.org. You can find out more about what to donate here: http://weddingfestivals.com/BridesforBarks.html . Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Come see all the wonderful doggies available for adoption at the Asheville Humane Society Adoption Center, 14 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville (off Brevard and Pond Roads near the WNC Farmers Market). On Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19 and 20 from 10 AM to 6 PM, all dogs over 25 pounds are just $5 each -- and that includes everything! Check 'em out at: www.ashevillehumane.org . Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Pet Behavior Aid will hold a free information session, "Be Brave!," for owners of fearful dogs on Saturday, September 20, from 1 PM to 3 PM. The session will be held at Patton Avenue Pet Company, 1388 Patton Avenue, Asheville. Humans only, please. Topics include how to help your dog gain confidence, learning how to understand signs of anxiety and when to step in, how to prevent fear from becoming aggression, and fundamental techniques to help your "wallflower" blossom. For more information, visit www.petbehavioraid.org or call (828) 707-0644. This session is sponsored by Pet Behavior Aid, an organization dedicated to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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A new report from Starfleet Media indicates that 63% of B2B marketers are enamored of content marketing. They all plan to increase their content marketing budgets in the next twelve months. In fact, 23% of respondents will likely double their content marketing budgets. The most popular forms of content marketing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at 123 eGuides
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We are pleased to announce the publication of a new eGuide, B2B Marketing 123. It presents a 3 step approach for marketing to businesses that is grounded in timeless principles but recognizes and takes advantage of the brand new marketing world we live in. This eGuide focuses on: 1. Understanding... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at 123 eGuides
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Pack Memorial Library will hold a kids craft hour to benefit Asheville Humane Society on Wed., Sept. 17, from 3:30 to 4:30 PM. Children in the community are invited to come and make dog and cat toys for he animals in our care. The Society will be bringing a pet for show and tell! No personal pets, please. The library is located at 67 Haywood Street in Asheville. Image: Stuart Miles, freedigitalphotos.net Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Pet Behavior Aid will hold "Don't Leave Me!" -- a free information session on separation anxiety for owners of dogs with separation anxiety on Tuesday, September 16, from 7 PM to 8:30 PM. The session will be held at Animal Hospital of North Asheville on Beaverdam Road in North Asheville. Humans only, please. For more information, visit www.petbehavioraid.org or call (828) 707-0644. This session is sponsored by Pet Behavior Aid, an organization dedicated to to increasing the retention of companion animals in their homes in Western North Carolina. Image: James Barker, freedigitalphotos.net Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Sarge's largest annual fundraiser of the year to help Haywood County animals in need is on Thursday, October 2. For more information and to buy tickets, visit: http://www.sargeandfriends.org/furryfriends.html Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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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, September 13 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 Sep 10, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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In marketing circles these days, a lot of attention is being paid to Millennials (about 68 million 18 to 33 year olds) and Boomers (about 75 million 49 to 67 year olds). Together, these two groups make up over 60% of the U.S. population. That makes it easy to "x"... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at 123 eGuides
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The Watauga Humane Society invites you to attend the 17th Annual Fur Ball, an extravaganza to benefit the homeless animal of the High Country, on Saturday evening, October 4 at the Blowing Rock Country Club. This is the largest fund raising event of the year to help the homeless animals of Watauga County. Centerpriece Jazz will perform and both silent and live auctions and other surprises will be held throughout the evening. Reception and Silent Auction begins at 5:30 PM, dinner at 7:00 PM, and entertainment at 8:15 PM. Ticket sales are limited to 220 attendees, so if you are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Pitties and Pitty mixes are available at Asheville Humane Society's Adopotion & Education Center Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5 and 6, for just $5 each. These are some of the nicest doggies around! Come see them from 10 AM to 6 PM at 14 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville (off Brevard and Pond Roads). And don't forget the special $5 Feline promotion as well -- $5 for every cat and kitten! More details at www.ashevillehumane.org. Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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On one special Saturday every month through October artists and vendors gather in downtown Blowing Rock offering their latest creations for sale. The next Art in the Park will be Saturday, September 6. Watauga Humane Society has been invited to showcase our adoptable pets at these highly anticipated events to help them find homes. Volunteers load up with adoptable dogs, puppies, kittens and a cat or two from our Adoption Center and bring them to visit with you at this event from 10 am to 3 pm. Come for the fun and spend time chatting with our friendly and knowledgeable... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Did you know that September is historically the slowest month for adoptions and one of the busiest months in terms of animals being cared for by Asheville Humane Society? In order to find homes for all the cats and kittens who need a second chance, Asheville Humane Society is dropping adoption fees to just $5 for every cat and kitten for five weeks! Even if you and your doggie are not ready to adopt a kitty right now, you can help with Asheville Humane Society's "$5 Felines for 5 Weeks Adoption Challenge": 1. CLICK HERE to download a flyer about... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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Bring your doggie to Recreation Park Pool, 65 Gashes Creek Asheville on Saturday, September 6! Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at Carolina Mountain Dog
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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 Sep 2, 2014 at 123 eGuides