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Happy Juneteenth, Greensboro!

Jun 18th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetSome know about Juneteenth, but for those who aren’t quite sure, Juneteenth is a nationwide celebration on June 19th that acknowledges the ending of slavery in 1865. It is also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day but in my personal opinion, Juneteenth sounds better. There are 41 states that recognize the day as either
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Foxy Roxie’s Divalicious Birthday Extravaganza

May 22nd, 2012 | By
Roxie Birthday Dress

ShareTweetThe Beginning of a Superstar Roxie turned two on Saturday, May 19th and there was no way she wasn’t going to have a big celebration. It actually got started unexpectedly on that Thursday when I entered her in the #CutePic of the day photo contest. I had to enter by 5pm EST and I
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How Many Tricks Can Your Dog Do?

Apr 11th, 2012 | By
Roxie's Graduation

ShareTweetHow many people can tell their dog to do something and the dog do it right when asked? Not many people. Although Roxie doesn’t do every single thing that I ask her to do on command, she is pretty darn close thanks to proper training. I take her to Fran Patat who is the head
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Dog Days Daycare

Feb 27th, 2012 | By
Roxie and Holly

ShareTweetI don’t know about everybody else but I have been pretty busy the past few weeks. Unfortunately, that means less quality time with Roxie. And now that Romeo has been adopted, Roxie doesn’t have a playmate to keep her busy. So I’ve decided to alternate taking her to work and to day care every week
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Martin Luther King, Jr Day 2012

Jan 13th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetI am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope
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Foster Homes for Pets Needed

Jan 7th, 2012 | By
Romeo and Roxie

ShareTweetEverybody knows how much I love my dog Roxie but for the past few months, I have had the urge to get another dog. I stopped by the Guilford County Animal Shelter and saw a cute but rather interesting looking, 2.25 pound, full grown, brindle italian greyhound with a chihuahua face. Roxie liked her and
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Special Dog Treats, Crafted by Special Hands

Jan 3rd, 2012 | By
ArcBARKS Dog Treats

ShareTweetWhile Roxie and I were at the 2011 Festival of Lights in downtown Greensboro, I ran across a special booth that was giving away ArcBARKS dog treats for small donations. The treats are all natural and consist of peanut butter, flour, oatmeal, vegetable oil, and water. Roxie just loves the treats and gets excited if
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Foxy Roxie: Allergic Reactions & Preventive Care

Dec 9th, 2011 | By
Roxie Sleeping

ShareTweetPoor Roxie seemed to have had an allergic reaction this week. Despite our trip to the vet on Monday, it was unclear as to what could have caused it. She had a small red spot on her chest and one on her leg; she’s also been itchy but thank God she doesn’t have fleas. Another
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Separation Anxiety

Nov 26th, 2011 | By
Roxie Sleeping

ShareTweetThe Humane Society of the United States says that “Dogs with separation anxiety exhibit distress and behavior problems when they’re left alone.” (Note: here’s more on how to help your dog overcome noise phobia.) Well, I don’t think Roxie has separation anxiety but I feel like I do! Earlier this month I spent my first
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Foxy Roxie

Nov 4th, 2011 | By

ShareTweetRoxie is the unknown breed (it is assumed that she is corgi and feist) that I adopted on Saturday, 20 August 2011 when she was approximately 15 months old. I had originally looked at one other dog the month before, but the rescue group didn’t think the dog was appropriate for apartment living, even though I
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