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Misconceptions of Puppy Socialization

Socialization is a crucial piece of your puppies development. Properly introducing your dog to the world around us will lead to your dog being a well-balanced, confident, relaxed dog and will create a healthy and long-lasting bond with you, the owner. New puppy owners commonly become to focused not the idea that socialization is only about…

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Understanding Dog Bite Risk and Prevention

This article originally appeared in GPPR’s May Newsletter by Peggy Adams Meyers, BS, CCS of Companion Animal Solutions. Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Click here to subscribe!   Dogs are predators with big sharp teeth that we’ve invited to live in our homes as our best friend.  In most cases,…

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Friday, December 13: Second Annual Pardon a Pup Ball

This year GP is proud to announce our partnership with Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation to raise money to save puppies in high kill shelters for the holidays! Just like last year we are giving you, our supporters, a chance to pardon a puppy from a high kill shelter. At the 250 dollar level (tax…

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In Georgia, Day 4 & 5 Recap

The original plan for Sunday was to have a casual day with our Georgia friends, have brunch and some cocktails. However, the urgent 8 had other plans for us. First, Douglas Charles III became lethargic and vomited so we rushed him to the vet first thing Sunday morning. We were relieved to find out that…

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In Georgia, Day 3 Recap

On Saturday we had an extremely hectic day! Through a series of totally unplanned events we ended up having to transport our own puppies from Cedartown (near the Alabama border). This was a very exciting day for Katie Lanning who did the transport. She will create a blog post about this separately so stay tuned!…

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In Georgia, Day 2 Recap

On Friday, May 17 the GP crew headed out early in the morning. Friday is one of the two euthanasia days at Clayton County Animal Control (CCAC) and we wanted to arrive in time to help with any last minute rescue options, which are typical of this day in general. When we left the shelter…

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In Georgia, Day 1 Recap

We arrived at Clayton County Animal Control (CCAC) around 9 am and hit the ground sprinting. Other than some navigating errors and some spilled coffee, we stuffed our breakfast down the hatch and got started. We arrived with a large package of supplies for the dogs thanks to GP as well as many private donations….

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Georgia Trip, Urgent Rescues

Call us crazy–we haven’t even LANDED but we have 8 puppies. We were notified that about 19 puppies are scheduled to be euthanized tomorrow without rescue. It’s a stretch to take 8, but this is who we took. We’re trying very hard for reprieve on the remaining puppies so we can network. Consider sending a…

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Peaches go to Georgia!

We are SO excited to take this care package for the dogs to Clayton County/Partners for Pets and their shelter dogs. We are working on rescuing puppies but also a shelter enrichment project for the dogs. Here are some of the toys and supplies from GP, private supporters, and Chuckit! Follow our daily updates starting…

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