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Issue #13: Extend a Paw of Kindness: 
Canine Crusaders, Famous Cats House and More!

MAY 2010
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Garfield Giveaway!
Garfield, the lovable orange tabby, also puts the "G" in generous. Creator Jim Davis appeared on Arden Moore's Oh Behave show on Pet Life Radio (Episode #108). Listen to the show for the code word. The first two to email Arden win an autographed copy of the latest Garfield book or DVD.  
Sedona Rocks for Dogs!
Sedona, AZ , known for its mystical, magical, healing red rocks, is also very pet welcoming. Arden loaded up her SUV with a friend and 4 dogs for a week's stay and discovered a dog park that merits "top dog" status for its terrain and panoramic views. Check out Arden's short video on YouTube.

Get Your Paws on My Paws Gift Basket
Lori Shaner of New Providence, NJ correctly answered that 52 percent of people give gifts to their pets to win the Spring Basket by My Paws. The Spring Fun Basket includes two stainless steel bowls, a Frisbee, a bandana, squeaky toy and all-natural treats. Grrr-eat gift idea. Learn more by visiting

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Clean Sweep Winners!
Lots of subscribers took the dog-shedding quiz sponsored by Arm & Hammer in the April e-newsletter.  Kippy Greicar of Lake Charles, LA correctly answered that three dog breeds notorious for shedding are German Shepherd, Pug and Golden Retriever and three drool-prone dog breeds are Basset Hound, Newfoundland and Mastiff to win an Electrolux Versatility vacuum (a $299 value). In addition, Isabel Alvarez and Nancy Kelly won spring-cleaning Arm & Hammer bucket prizes. Congrats!
WaterDog Winners!
Donna Poyner and Nicole Casale won WaterDog automatic outdoor drinking fountains for the dogs to keep them cool and hydrated. Contact to learn how you get get your paws on a WaterDog.
Lucia Colella shared her funny story about her roasted chicken-stealing calico, Georgina on Arden's new online pet community site, Four Legged Life to win a $50 gift card to Petco. Congrats!

petco gift card

Arden Speaks!
Arden Moore will speak at the California Writers Club, Sacramento Branch in Sacramento and then autograph several titles of her pet books at the Barnes and Nobles bookstore at Birdcage in  nearby Citrus Heightson June 19. For details, please contact Margie Lee Webb, club president by visiting

Let Arden 'edu-tain' you!
Looking for a professional speaker, MC or workshop leader for your next event - one guaranteed to "edu-tain" your audience? Arden is America's Pet Edu-Tainer™ She informs and delights audiences all over North America. Click HERE to learn more.


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Play it Safe with Trimline
No pet wants to be called a cone-head. Say good-bye to those rigid, hard-to-maneuver Elizabethan collars and hello to a pet's best surgical-recovery aid: the Trimline Veterinary Recovery Collar. This soft, blue collar is easy to put on and keep on and lets your pet eat, sleep, drink and play without a fuss. Watch this 4-minute Trimline Recovery Collar video on YouTube! Click here to learn more.

Dog Thoughts
Download this iPhone app on iTunes, take a photo of your dog, shake your phone and watch your Dog's Thoughts appear! 

Dog Thoughts App


paw print Cats would make great testers for recliners. After all, they nap up to 16 hours a day. That equates to snoozing two-thirds of their life. Yawn!

Paw print You know you shouldn't consider a career as a chef if your own dog sniffs and rejects your latest cuisine creation.

paw print Show of hands for requiring people to bring their "A" game of politeness when chaperoning their dogs at their local dog park.
Meet Grr-eat Canine Crusaders!

Talk about woof power! We deliver paws up to three dogs making a difference for pets and people. First, meet Brewster, a lovable Great Dane who towers as the World's Tallest Puppy! Brewster is touring the country in May with owner Sandy Hall to raise awareness and $1 million to fight canine cancer. The campaign benefits the Morris Animal Foundation  and is sponsored by Petco  and Blue Buffalo pet foods. Learn more by clicking HERE.  Arden caught up with this duo at a Petco store in Poway, Calif.  Check out her video HERE
Next, meet Doc Barker, a chocolate Lab, and his owner Sherry Buchbinder. Doc B. serves as canine ambassador for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical issues. This team is also active for Wags for Wishes programs in California and Arizona. Check out Arden's fun video of Doc B. picking up a quarter HERE. Learn more by visiting HERE.
Surf Dog Ricochet
Ricochet, the surfing Golden Retriever from San Diego who belongs to Judy Fridono, loves to raise money and do kind deeds as a "surf-ice" dog. San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders proclaimed April 20 as "Paw (Pay) It Forward Day" thanks to Ricochet's efforts. Learn more by visiting her site (
Ease Your Pet's Aches and Ows
warm whiskers
Our pets don't live in protective bubbles and just like us, they age and can contend with aches, sprains and other health issues. Fortunately, help is here. The folks of Warm Whiskers offer a therapeutic product called the Pet Therapy Jacket that safely applies heat or cold packs to ease arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, muscle aches and more. The jackets come in five sizes to fit cats and dogs from 5 to 225 pounds. Click here to see how easy it is to put on this jacket and learn its many benefits touted by famous veterinarian, Bernadine Cruz, DVM, host of The Pet Doctor on Pet Life Radio by clicking here.

Arden and her active dogs, Chipper and Cleo, also give Warm Whiskers paws-up approval. Chipper and Cleo ease their muscle aches after a long hike recently by sporting the heating pads with their Warm Whiskers jackets.

warm whiskers

Win a Warm Whiskers jacket for your pet by being the first to email Arden and identifying the correct ranking for soft tissue trauma in the Top 10 Dog Conditions reported in 2009 by Veterinary Pet Insurance.
Author Barbara Stretton
Barbara Stretton

Tiberian Tiger BookPurloined Persian

Everyone loves a good mystery - especially when it includes a cool cat solving a cool caper! Each issue, Arden spotlights a special two- or four-legger in the pet world and this month, we salute award-winning author and illustrator Barbara Stretton and her feline sleuth, Tori Trotter, cat of mystery. Her Tori Trotter books target children ages 8 to 12 but appeal to cat fans of all ages.
Be the 5th and 10th person to email Arden with Tori Trotter in the subject header and win autographed copies of Stretton's books, The Case of the Tiberian Tiger and The Case of the Purloined Persian. Arden is happy to announce that Stretton will soon release a new book in the series, aptly titled, The Case of the Lurking Lion. Learn more about this must-read novelist by visiting
Tour a Real Cat House!

Cat House
Cat Stairs
We're referring to the world-famous Cats House in San Diego owned by Bob Walker and his wife, Frances Mooney. A true feline Disneyland, the interior of this home features brightly colored winding stairways, floor-to-ceiling sisal-wrapped poles, hidey holes, high perches, feather wand toys and more. Arden took a tour recently and did a cat chat with Bob Walker. Tune in to this 3-part video tour HERE. And visit The 5th person to email Arden wins an autographed copy of The Cats House book. Me-WOW!

Hug Your Cat! Me-NOW!!
Hug Your Cat

Move over, Rover. May 12 is designated as Hug a Cat Day. What a purr-fect way to celebrate with your feline friend. Hey, cats outnumber dogs as America's favorite pet. Our friends at have revealed a host of ways to 'paw-ticipate" every day of the year.  Our purr-sonal favorite: treat your cat to Ttouch, a form of massage comprised of gentle, circular movements that sure beats head pats. Learn more ways by visiting And, confused if your cats are feuding or play fighting? Arden has the answer in a short video featuring her two cats, Zeki and Murphy. Check out the answer by clicking HERE.
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