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Halloween Contest Winners 2020

Halloween Contest Winners 2020 - Thank you to everyone that have participated in our Halloween Dog Costume Photo Contest—whether you submitted a photo or came back to vote! We loved seeing all the dogs…
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Halloween Costume Photo Contest 2020

Halloween Costume Photo Contest 2020 Happy Howie’s Halloween Dog Costume Photo contest is back for its fifth year! We hope everyone has a howling good time and enters their favorite fuzzy friends…
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Obesity in Pets

Obesity in Pets | As owners go, so go their pets. The obesity epidemic began in the US in the 1980s, with a dramatic increase noted over the last decade. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease…
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Exercise Tips

Exercise Tips | If your pup is part of your 2020 fitness goals, it’s important to start off on the right foot with any an exercise program. Just like people who aren’t used to a strenuous exercise…
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6th Annual Happy Dog Photo Contest Winners

6th Annual Happy Dog Photo Contest Winners - THANK YOU to everyone that participated in the Happy Howie’s Happy Dog Photo Contest making this our best one yet! Whether you submitted a photo or came back…
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6th Annual Happy Dog Photo Contest

6th Annual Happy Dog Photo Contest Happy Howie’s is excited to announce our 6th annual happy dog photo contest! We love see everyone’s photos, and we enjoyed creating an engaging experience for…

Impulse Buying: The key to extra sales and profits!

Impulse Buying | Are you encouraging your customers to spend a little more on their visits to your facility? If not, you should really give it some thought! What is impulse buying? It’s a spontaneous,…
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Training for Confidence

Training for Confidence - In addition to working with dogs, I am a new triathlete. Before a race my anxiety is through the roof…what if I get eaten by a cousin of the Loch Ness Monster? What if I…
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Halloween Contest Winners 2019

Halloween Contest Winners - Thank you to everyone that have participated in our Halloween Dog Costume Photo Contest—whether you submitted a photo or came back to vote, you made this year's photo contest…
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There's a Trick to Treats!

There's a Trick to Treats! - One of the best examples of why dogs need supervision at treat time is in “Turner and Hooch”. Tom Hanks leaves Hooch unsupervised in the car for “just a minute”…
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Halloween Costume Photo Contest 2019

Halloween Costume Photo Contest 2019 Happy Howie’s Halloween Dog Costume Photo contest is back for its fourth year for a howling good time! We hope everyone has fun and enters their favorite fuzzy…
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Cruisin’ for Snacks

Cruisin’ for Snacks! Cruise ship vacations are notorious for their boundless buffet offerings, around the clock food availability…and inevitable weight gain from the 24 hour indulging. To our dogs,…