All posts by Savannah Behrends

  • Doggie Dips Scheduled at Omaha Pools

    July in Nebraska was hot and it will only get hotter in August. So pack up the dog, your swimsuit and $5, Doggie Dip Days are back at select City of Omaha Pools. All proceeds go the...

    • Posted July 21, 2016
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  • What’s a Reputable Breeder?

    Sometimes the words “puppy mill” and “breeders” are used simultaneously, but the two are not necessarily the same. Puppy mill generally has a negative connotation, and for good reason. But how can you tell the difference between...

    • Posted July 5, 2016
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  • Noise solutions for July 4th and beyond

    Hosting parties can be a handful. Throughout the year, our schedules are full of official and unofficial holidays and, if you have a dog, you know how stressful ones like the Fourth of July and other big days...

    • Posted July 4, 2016
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  • Meet Big Moose Dog Training

    If you met a ten-year-old Kristin Sandstede, owner of and trainer at Big Moose Dog Training, you would most definitely have learned a couple of things about man’s best friend. “If you came over to my house,...

    • Posted July 4, 2016
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  • Bearded Dragons- your next companion lizard?

    The first time I set my eyes on a bearded dragon I was 11 years old. My brother, who was a Boy Scout, was working on earning his Reptile badge and a part was getting a reptile....

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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  • New Digital Adoption Guide at Nebraska Humane Society shows off adoptable pups

    First dates with potential forever families can be scary for dogs. Just like humans, they can become anxious when meeting a new person. For humans, our hands may begin to sweat and we might stumble over our words....

    • Posted June 18, 2016
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  • Love on a Leash

    Chris Walstrom sat in Durham Student Center at Bellevue University on Wednesday with her 13-year-old chocolate Labrador. “Hi, this is Reece. You can pet him if you’d like,” Walstrom said to students when they stopped by the...

    • Posted May 28, 2016
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  • Camp Kindness at NHS – teaching proper care, empathy and more

    Soon, kids from all over the area who love animals will participate in the Nebraska Humane Society’s Camp Kindness. The shelter, located at 90th and Fort Streets in Omaha, will open its doors for a very special kind...

    • Posted May 27, 2016
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  • Dogs from Turkey find new home thanks to Golden Retriever Rescue in Nebraska

    On Friday, May 20, five Golden Retrievers landed in Chicago International Airport after an 12-hour flight from Istanbul, Turkey. Golden Retriever Rescue in Nebraska (GRRIN) has been working with several organizations to bring the dogs to the...

    • Posted May 23, 2016
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  • A New Way to Support Hearts United for Animals

    Donating to Hearts United for Animals (HUA) has never been this easy. HUA has teamed up with Proseeds, an Omaha based company that gives consumers the option to shop and dine for a purpose. How it works:...

    • Posted May 14, 2016
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