|We Love Pets, Just Like You..|
As you may or may not know my son Marshall was recently diagnosed with a very rare and aggressive cancer. As you can imagine we are in a state of shock at this news. Marshall was fast tracked to chemotherapy treatments and has undergone three rounds (in hospital) at this point. He will undergo chemo, radiation and surgery in an effort kick this cancer's A#*!
Like many chemo patients he has lost his hair but not his dignity nor his fight to live. At just 25 years old he is young and strong and has a positive attitude which will undoubtedly help him through. Unfortunately like many these days he finds
himself without health insurance and now unable to work due to his strong chemo treatments. We have set up a gofundme account to help him with his medical and cost of living expenses.
Many of you have asked us how you can be of help. If you feel it in your heart here's how you can help...
Visit his gofundme account and donate CLICK HERE.
SHARE HIS STORY (this is really helpful in spreading the word) via the original facebook post HERE. Sharing the original post helps boost the algorithms and gets it in front of more people. My oldest son Michael created the original post so it is on his facebook page.
LIKE the original post also helping to boost its visibility.
Send a card with positive words of encouragement to Marshall Hansen C/O Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care 3891 Yellowstone Way SW, Lilburn, GA 30047.
PRAY for my son Marshall.
Thank you to everyone who has supported and lifted Marshall and my family up in their prayers as this is what is carrying us through this frightening and stressful ordeal.
Hugs and Love, Terie Hansen and family
October is full of pet related events. Click the links below to learn more, get involved and have fun!
(Local event) Grand Opening of Three Dog Bakery in Grayson. 1911 Grayson Hwy, Grayson 30017. Come join us for the Grand Opening, Special offers all day,door prizes, treat bags to first 25 customers, Star 94 radio station to play live music with prize giveaways, and more... Cole will be there Kissing for a cause (the Gwinnett Humane Society) so pucker up! it's only a buck! I guarantee she's Kiss-A-Bull!
(Local event) Walk for Animals - October 15. Sponsored by The Atlanta Humane Society - Join us as thousands of animal lovers and their dogs will walk for a great cause.
(Local event) Trunk or Treat - October 21. Sponsored by the Gwinnett Humane Society.
Join Gwinnett Humane Society for a howling good time for the family at our Canine & Kids Carnival. The event features a community Trunk or Treat for ALL your kids – those with 2 legs & 4 legs. Local businesses and organizations will decorate their cars for Halloween and have treats for all the kids.
Get your costumes together and bring the family to join in this old fashioned fall carnival!
National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month - Currently there are more dogs in need than ever before. Learn how you can help here.
National Pit Bull Awareness Month - NPBAM The National Pit Bull Awareness campaign is a nationwide effort to bring positive awareness and atte
ntion to the American Pit Bull Terrier and their responsible owners.
October 28th is National Pit Bull Awareness Day - NPBAD
National Service Dog Month - 10 things you probably don't know about service dogs... CLICK HERE
October 29th is - National Cat day! Learn more here.
Hugs and Happy Tails,
Owner-Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care
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WE ARE GROWING AND NEED PET SITTERS & DOG WALKERS
Are you nurturing your dog's fears?
Are you unknowingly encouraging the fear your dog is feeling?
When someone we know (friend, family member, co-worker, child even someone we don’t know) gets frightened of something, as humans our first impulse is to comfort them. We might tell them “everything will be ok” or “don’t worry about it”. We might put our arm around them, give them a hug, hold their hand, pat them or stroke their head, all in a effort to sooth them and make them feel better.
Sitter Spotlight!- Jana Brandelik
Jana is a lover of animals, photography and nature. Like many of our pet sitters Jana has been caring for animals all her life. She currently has several pets of her own including dogs and cats.
Jana loves to care for, cuddle and play with the pets in her care. She is also a fabulous photographer. When she cares for your pets while you are away you can bet your will be the proud recipient of some awesome moments of your beloved pets captured in time.
Learn more about all of our awesome pet sitters here.
ADOPTABLE Pet of the Month
Hope is a sweet Chihuahua Whippet mix. She is 1 year old, fully vetted and spayed. At just 16lbs she's fun size!
Hope gets along nicely with other dogs. She's a little timid at first but once she warms up she is the life of the party.
PLEASE HELP HOPE FIND HER FUREVER HOME!
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Chocolate Dipped Pears with Almond Crunch
by Noomi Robinson
This looks so festive and easy!
Quiet and uncomplicated these chocolate dipped pears are holiday perfect for easy elegance. I added the salted almond coating for texture and to strike a sweet and salty note to the ensemble.
Why Hire a Professional Pet Sitter vs a Neighbor or Friend?
|THE HOLIDAYS ARE FAST APPROACHING! You've made plans to travel but who will care for your loved ones? I mean, the furry loved ones???|
Here is a true story about a family who left their dog in a care of a close family friend during the holidays. Like many other in
dividuals out there, they’ve had friends care for the house and pets before without problems. Their dog would be allowed to stay in the comfort of his own home and even though they didn’t have to pay for it they made sure to give their friend a nice gift for being there and for helping out. READ MORE...
Terie Hansen, Professional Dog Trainer, Pet Sitter & Owner at Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care-may be reached at
404-422-9832 firstname.lastname@example.org www.gooddogcoaching.com