All posts by Eric Forrest

  • Twins passionate about pets turn love for animals into thriving business

    Charisa Antigua and Carmina O’Connor of CocoTherapy are twin sisters who’ve channeled their passion for pets into two successful businesses. Read about them in an article by pet writer Richard Rowlands here.  Charisa Antigua and Carmina O’Connor know a...

    • Posted November 6, 2017
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  • Product Reviews: Best1x.com finds the best OTC Cat Dewormer

    For more Buyer’s Guides and Product Reviews like this, check out Best1x.com here. No one wishes to see their little pet looking miserable. When it comes to your feline family member, you simply cannot take any chance....

    • Posted August 31, 2017
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  • North America’s biggest pet retail show, Superzoo, brought thousands

    From July 24-27, SuperZoo 2017 gathered together 10,057 pet retail, grooming and service industry professionals at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas to learn, shop, network and socialize. Among those in attendance were Pets in Des Moines founder...

    • Posted August 26, 2017
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  • Attend the 2017 Puppy Up! Event

    The annual Puppy Up! Des Moines event is coming up and will be, again, great fun for a great cause. The Puppy Up! walks raise money and awareness for cancer research in both pets and humans. For...

    • Posted August 26, 2017
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  • Bailing Out Benji turns 5 years old

    We are proud to call Mindi Callison a friend and partner. She’s contributed content to the site, she’s been a wonderful resource, and she’s been a presence at our biggest events. So on the fifth birthday of...

    • Posted November 26, 2016
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  • Upcoming events, programs at ARL

      THIS WEEK at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa   Wednesday: TheraPets Orientation Thursday: Volunteer Orientation at 12pm, Volunteer Orientation at 5pm Friday: Santa N Paws (University Photo) Saturday: Merle Hay Adoptions, Drop in Dog Training Class Sunday: Santa N Paws (University Photo)   UPCOMING...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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  • Friday, Oct. 21 – Attend Furry Friends’ Annual Wags ‘n Whiskers Event!

    Start your Christmas shopping early — or spoil yourself — at a fundraiser benefiting central Iowa’s pets in need.   The fifth annual Wags ’n Whiskers Silent Auction, hosted by local charity Furry Friends Refuge, takes place Friday,...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • What’s up at ARL this week, two huge events upcoming

    THIS WEEK at ARL THURSDAY: Yappy Hour, Harry and Snowman Movie Showing FRIDAY: Adopt a Dog at Windsor Heights Dog Park SATURDAY: TheraPets Orientation, Drop In Training Class   UPCOMING EVENTS Around the World with Scott Burnham (Oct. 14) – Enjoy an evening with...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • A full week of events, programs at ARL

    THIS WEEK MONDAY: New training classes begin (Beginner Agility: Level One, Beginner Agility: Level Two, Fast Track Good Manners) WEDNESDAY: New training classes begin (Advanced Agility, Competition Agility) THURSDAY: Volunteer Orientation (Noon & 5 p.m.), New training classes begin (Good Manners, Puppy Kindergarten) FRIDAY: Adopt a Pet at...

    • Posted September 13, 2016
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  • Brown Dog Bakery helps Police K-9 that helps you

    Bosco is a K-9 cop and Bosco loves being a police dog. And his favorite reward, aside from keeping you safe, is making trips to Brown Dog Bakery where he gets run of the place as a...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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