The NewsPetter - - - March, 2011 - - - Vol. 9 No. 3 If you have problems viewing emails with images, please read the March issue of the NewsPetter on


The NewsPetter - - - March, 2011 - - - Vol. 9 No. 3

If you have problems viewing emails with images, please read the March issue of the NewsPetter online here.

Tyson, companion to Carol French, a favorite reader, sends a wee bit 'o late Happy St. Paddy's Day greeting to everyone. Shown here at St. Patrick's Day Fun Dog Show in Alexandria, Virginia recently, Tyson's hoping the luck o' the Irish falls your way this year. We join him in that sentiment and send warm energies out to all our readers and their companion animals to stay safe and healthy.

Featured Event: Pet Expo-W. Palm Bch.

floridapets's Calendar of Events

WHAT: South Florida Pet Expo

WHERE: Expo Center, South Florida Fairgrounds
WHEN: Saturday, Mar 26 10:00 a.m.
DETAILS: 100+ pet-friendly exhibitors, including rescue groups, agility & obedience demos, pet fashion show & costume contests, low cost vaccinations, free pet nail trims & more.
INFO: South Florida Pet Expo

Important Links on

Dog parks, beaches, more: Here are the places to romp with your dog - leash required at some, not at others, but always check first.
Hotels, motels, private rentals: We affiliate with Expedia so you can reserve flights, accommodations, rental cars, and special activities - all without having to leave
Dog friendly eateries: Where happy doggies are dining.
Aid for Pets: Important resources for people who love their pet, but who might be finding it hard to afford vet care, pet food, or other services.
NewsPetter archives: Did you know our first issue was June, 2001? Review some of the oldies, but goldies here.

What's new on

More Pet Friendly Events: Find things to do with your pet or post your group's events here free!

New Pets of the Week: Kevin & Bernie, companions to Sandi of Boca Raton.

New Blog Entry:
"Animals should not die in swimming pools."

Poll for March: Name Florida's official state dog

Fav Pet Products: Do you have a favorite pet care tool, pet toy, or training aid? Drop me a line about it and I'll add it to a few of mine here.

The Birthday Bunch: Does your pet have an April birthday? If so, help with the start up of this feature and send us his/her photo, plus some info, like your pet's name, age, and how you'll celebrate the birthday. We'll compile a monthly page and feature it here in each issue.

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where we're always dishing
out pet friendly "Tweets."

That's it for this month. Hey, I'm trying a shorter newsletter - do you like it? Or would you like me to go back to the version with more details? Let me know. We really appreciate everyone for continuing to "tail along" with Please write us anytime you have comments or suggestions, or would like us to feature your pet or a pet friendly event in your area.~ Patricia ~

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