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Eastown hosts 'Dog Days of Summer'

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 07-28-2016 under NEWS

Wilcox Park will see its first "Dog Days of Summer"event on Saturday, July 30 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. "Dog Days of Summer" is a festival developed to celebrate dogs and their owners. Wilcox Park is widely known throughout the Eastown...

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Dog Adoption Day

by (jpawlik)

Submitted 07-05-2016 under

Join Wendy’s of Michigan, owned and operated by Grand Rapids based Meritage Hospitality Group, on Saturday, July 16th from 11:30am-2:00pm for an animal adoption day. The West Michigan Humane Society will be at the Walker Wendy's, located at 3922...

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Dog Adoption Day

by (jpawlik)

Submitted 07-05-2016 under

Join Wendy’s of Michigan, owned and operated by Grand Rapids based Meritage Hospitality Group, on Saturday, July 9th from 11:30am-2:00pm for an animal adoption day. The West Michigan Humane Society will be at Michigan Street Wendy’s, located at 1061...

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Dog training business to open in Baxter neighborhood

by (breensea)

Submitted 04-26-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

A Pleasant Dog, doesn’t just train dogs, they train the humans who love them too. Jenn Gavin, owner of A Pleasant Dog (City dog & People training) had been training dogs for 20 years, when she realized there were no dog trainers in...

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A Midwinter Night's Dream

by (Makingpeoplewhole)

Submitted 12-29-2015 under

Grand Rapids' winter got you a little bluesy? Come out to Heartside Park on January 30th and fall in love with winter! There'll be free hot chocolate + food trucks,  a snow flow with Yoga Fever,  hula hooping with Audacious Hoops,...

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A Pleasant Dog works to help dogs, their owners thrive

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 04-22-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids has a new dog training service in town called A Pleasant Dog. A Pleasant Dog is the creation of long-time dog lover and trainer, Jenn Gavin. Gavin’s goal for A Pleasant Dog is to help urban dogs and their owners thrive in a city...

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BISSELL Blocktail Party grants announced: $163,650 shared by recipients

by (mullmer)

Submitted 07-10-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

A whole lot of dogs and cats, and those who care about their well being, are a whole lot happier today. Eleven animal welfare organizations in the Greater Grand Rapids area received word on their BISSELL Blocktail Grant applications, and the...

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BISSELL Blocktail 2012 sure to be a howling good time

by (mullmer)

Submitted 05-29-2012 under OPINION

The BISSELL Blocktail Party bills itself as the “best dog-gone party in town.” It’s hard to argue with that statement. The annual event, held at Mangiamo! in Grand Rapids, raised more than $150,000 last year via ticket sales,...

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Dog walking business breathes new life into resident

by (AMENA)

Submitted 04-16-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Frances Gentile, 57, was pedaling her bicycle home in March 2005 when she got an idea. She would start her own dog walking business, and she would call it Frances walks your dog. She had just been fired from her job as a mortgage document...

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BISSELL Pet Foundation responds to Allegan dogs' needs with $10,000 donation

by (mullmer)

Submitted 04-12-2012 under NEWS

The response to the dog hoarding/puppy mill case this week in Allegan County has been overwhelming, bringing hundreds of volunteers, supplies and monetary donations. Count the Grand Rapids-based BISSELL Pet Foundation among the emergency responders...

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