12 Dec 14

Ugly Christmas Sweater PAWty – ...

by Nancy E. Hassel, LIPetPlace.com
In honor of National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, Harbor Pet is hosting Long Island’s very first Ugly Christmas Sweater party for dogs (and their owners)!
This funny and festive event encourages pet owners to bring their dogs in their own ugly Christmas sweaters.  Prizes will be awarded for the ugliest sweater, most [...]

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24 Nov 14

Holiday Gifts for Pets & their ...

by Nancy E. Hassel, LIPetPlace.com (Sponsored article)
Can you feel it, the holiday magic is in the air! We are brining you our pet and pet owner holiday gift guide so you can get some of your shopping done early!  The majority of the products listed below are by small businesses – so you will be [...]

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16 Nov 14

How to help animal rescues ...

By Nancy E. Hassel, LIPetPlace.com
Over the past couple of weeks LIPetPlace.com has visited, (or re-visited in some cases), some of our municipal animal shelters, private animal rescues and attended an adoptathon this past weekend.  While I am not in the trenches of rescue like so many wonderful people here are – I do what I [...]

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08 Nov 14

Starved Mastiff rescued by Save-A-Pe ...

By Nancy E. Hassel, LIPetPlace.com
Today I had the pleasure of meeting a very sweet Cane Corso, Italian Mastiff, named Bella Mia.

Neglected, overbred practically to death, starved, dumped and left for dead in Brooklyn.

Sweet, curious, gentle and active despite being emaciated and full of scars.

I will never understand how inhumane and horrible the human race can [...]

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23 Oct 14

Howl-o-ween Pet Parades on LI! ...

by Nancy E. Hassel, LIPetPlace.com ~ All Photo’s taken by Nancy E. Hassel/LIPetPlace.com
Ahhh Howl-o-ween…where the adogable dogs and animals get dressed in their spookiest costumes to get their pumpkins filled with dog treats and win prizes for the best dressed costumes.  This weekend might as well be Halloween proper for pets as it is probably [...]