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7960604084?profile=originalOne of seven orphaned pups that were nursed and cared for by employees of Sklar Furnishings in Boca Raton.

7960604680?profile=originalStore owner Pat Howard takes a turn feeding one of the pups.

Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Arden Moore

    Acts of kindness come i

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7960593900?profile=originalThree-year-old Yorkshire terrier Peaches,

who has been named America’s Top Dog Model,

poses in a pet relief area at Palm Beach International Airport.

7960593678?profile=originalPeaches no doubt will make regular use of PBIA’s new pet relief areas,

at the eastern and western e

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7960587681?profile=originalDr. Mary Gardner, co-founder of Lap of Love,

checks the heartbeat of a client’s cat.

Photo courtesy Lap of Love

By Arden Moore

    The only downside I see in adopting dogs or cats is that their lifespans are far too short. Because they live, on aver

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7960566886?profile=originalDelray Beach lawyer Mindy Farber, with rescue dogs Cara, Nicky and Abbey,

advocates for nonprofits, veterans, women, minorities and homeless pets.

Photo provided

By Arden Moore

    There are people who champion the cause for pets by fostering rescues

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7960563885?profile=originalMilitary veteran Frank Policastri walks with his service dog Buff

alongside dog trainer Carolee Ellison at the Boynton Beach Mall.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Arden Moore

    When you think of a highly trained service dog, what breed quickly come

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7960546663?profile=originalThe Boca Raton Dog Club donated pet oxygen masks to Boynton Beach Fire Rescue.

Pictured are firefighter Rubin Lopez and Jackie Allen of the Dog Club with Sir Lancelot.

Photo by Michael Landress

By Arden Moore

   Among all the species on this planet,

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7960528295?profile=originalJorge Mendiola demonstrates an exercise with his golden retriever, Shaylee,

during ‘Furry Fitness,’ an exercise program developed for dogs and their owners.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Arden Moore

    While we are full of good intentions, many of

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7960530664?profile=originalPBSO Cpl. Brian Cullen works with his partner Justice.  

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Arden Moore

    I’ve often wondered why it is that of all the various species on the planet, dogs appear to rank among the most diverse. Consider that there are

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Pet lovers protest the sale of ‘puppy mill’ dogs at Waggs to Riches

on Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach.

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Mindy Farber of Delray Beach is an advocate for adopting pets from shelters

rather than buying ‘designer’ dogs born and raised in inhum

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