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Keeping Pets Safe During Winter Weather

Posted by Kate Spears on January 06, 2017 in No Category
Winter has arrived in East Tennessee bringing colder temperatures and even a bit of snow. When the temp drops, it can present problems for homeowners, especially if you have pets who stay outside. Here are a few simple solutions to keep your beloved pets safe and healthy during the coldest days of winter. The most obvious method of keeping a pet warm in winter is to bring it inside, especially at night.  Frostbite is a pet’s main concern in winter. Ears, tails, feet and noses are all subject to th... read more
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Reasons to Adopt a Shelter Dog this Month!

Posted by Kate Spears on October 12, 2016 in No Category
Did you know that having a dog can enhance the quality of your life in all kinds of ways? It’s a scientific fact. If you’re on the fence about whether you should bring a dog into your life, consider all the ways a dog can positively impact your mood, anxiety, stress level, and well being. Blood Pressure- High blood pressure is increasingly common these days. More and more Americans are using prescription medications to control their blood pressure every year. Poor diet, sedentary lifestyles, busy... read more
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Most of use technology everyday to make our lives easier. Especially our smartphones, since there’s an app for just about everything now. Did you know there are all kinds of apps available for making your dog’s life easier, too? Whether you need to find a reliable pet sitter, or you just want to make sure your fur baby is where she’s supposed to be, there’s an app for it. Check out some of the most popular apps available for dog people. Dog Vacay- Finding someone to care for your belov... read more
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Adopting a Shelter Dog

Posted by Kate Spears on October 09, 2015 in No Category
Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace, Realtors® has taken part in the the national campaign to partner with Adopt-A-Pet to find homes for 20,000 shelter pets for the year 2015, and we’re thrilled to announce the project has already reached that goal! But we’re not stopping there. We want to find forever homes for as many shelter animals in East Tennessee as we can. We’re keeping that goal in mind as we enter October, which is officially Adopt A Shelter Dog Month. Whether your family d... read more
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What to Consider Before Getting a Pet in Knoxville

Posted by Kate Spears on February 24, 2014 in No Category
The weather is getting warmer and spring is just around the corner. Spring might seem like a great time to consider adding a pet to your family. However, before you get a pet, there are some things to think about. Each county has its own rules and regulations about animal ownership, but this post shares more info about what is required for pet owners in Knoxville (Knox County), Tennessee. Fortunately, the rules for cat and dog ownership in Knox County are pretty easy to follow. They aren’t really ... read more
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