PET PARADE BLOG: Do you know the AKC pet pledge?

Hello Pet Friends, Do you know September has been selected by the American Kennel Club as Responsible Dog Owner Month? Here is the RDO pledge:


 As a dog owner, I do solemnly swear:

 * I will never overlook my responsibilities for this living being and recognize that my dog’s welfare is totally dependent on me.

 * I will always provide fresh water and quality food for my dog.

 * I will socialize my dog via exposure to new people, places and other dogs.

 * I will take pride in my dog’s appearance with regular grooming.

 * I will recognize the necessity of basic training by teaching my dog to reliably sit, stay and come when called.

 * I will take my dog to the vet regularly and keep all vaccinations current.

 * I will pick-up and properly dispose of my dog’s waste.

 * I will make sure my dog is regarded as an AKC Canine Good Citizen® by being aware of my responsibilities to my neighbors and to the community.

 * I will ensure that the proper amount of exercise and mental stimulation appropriate for my dog’s age, breed and energy level is provided.

* I will ensure that my dog has some form of identification (which may include collar tags, tattoo or microchip ID.)

* I will adhere to local leash laws.

 You can visit for more information.

Lots of woofs,


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