Dining on rocks - not such a good idea actually

On Our Way Continuing Accident Month at Embrace, here's a recipe for spending $1,000 without actually buying anything (except a few souvenir rocks at the end):

- put one flat-coated retriever in the vicinity of several small rocks;
- turn your back to go pack your bags for your weekend away;
- voila! One thousand buckeroos fly out the window.

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Breed Focus: Labrador Retriever

Hot-tub Calvin Just under 10% of all our insured dogs are Labrador Retrievers . The next breed down on the list is the Golden Retriever, less than 5% of Embraced dogs. That's a big margin for the sweet-natured Labrador.

I suppose the Lab's popularity is not surprising since the Labrador Retriever has consistently ranked as the most popular purebred dog in the United States for more than 10 years, according to the American Kennel Club.

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Help Rescue Shelters - Romeo the Cat and Wellness are having a competition

Romeo the Cat All my current cats came from local shelters (prior ones adopted from friends) so I love to see a competition that helps shelters with the one thing they need the most and spreads the word about one of my favorite cat food companies - Wellness Natural Foods.

Caroline, Romeo and Pugsley over at Romeo the Cat blog are holding a competition called "If Pets Made New Year's Resolutions". It's pretty simple to enter - send your pet's new year's resolution plus your details over to Romeo and the winner will be announced in early January.

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Embracing the holidays

While I run around like a chicken with my head cut off trying to take care of all those things that seem to have snowballed in my email box, here are some seasonal Embraced pets for your viewing pleasure.


  • Trixie Christmas 07
  • Super Cute Santa pet pic
  • Dewey and Santa
Dewey and Santa

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Last minute holiday gift for pet and pet lover with everything

Xmas2009'Twas the Monday before Christmas, when all through the house

Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,

In hopes that an Embracer soon would be there;

The pups were nestled all snug in their beds,

While visions of yummy treats danced in their heads;

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