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River’s dog house is the lap of luxury

Life with River is very busy, especially since he entered the “toddler” stage. He is constantly on the go and always has extra energy to burn, regardless whether we do or not. Just like parents of young children, you are not allowed to be tired or heaven forbid sick – you must be on top of...

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Puppy eyes and baby proofing

When a new baby enters a home, everything changes – even if it is a fur baby. Gates go up, locks on cupboards and the fridge get reinstalled, things get removed from floor level and everything from dishcloths, to base boards, to shoes becomes fair game. One easily forgets the puppy stage after having a...

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Big boots to fill

It is often said not to have a puppy introduced into the family at Christmas time but our experience turned out to be a most magical one. River’s arrival a week before Christmas Eve became a holiday focal point and gave memories long to be treasured by family, friends and neighbours. People couldn’t wait to...

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Riverside

Editor’s note: The Advocate is delighted to introduce a new columnist to our website. Kimberly Dickson is certainly no stranger to Pictou County residents. She is a writer, photographer and artist who loves to travel. She had been a frequent contributor to the pages of The Advocate writing a humourous column on her dog Striker....

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