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Dogs Relieve Stress

Can Dogs Relieve Stress?

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Dogs sure can relieve stress!

Many sources confirm having a dog helps reduce stress.  According to WebMD “Research has found that owning a dog can lower blood pressure, reduce stress hormones, and boost levels of feel-good chemicals in the brain.”

Big Sil has been a comforting source of stress relief for me in so many ways.  …

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National Pit Bull Awareness Day

National Pit Bull Awareness Day

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL PIT BULL AWARENESS DAY!

October is National Pit Bull Awareness Month and October 22 was National Pit Bull Awareness Day!   Jodi Preis started this special day in 2007 through her work at Tennessee non-profit Bless the Bullys, a pit bull awareness and education group.  Jodi’s life was changed by one very special pit bull rescue dog, Tiffin, who inspired her to become a life long advocate.…

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The Art of Picture Books

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The Making of The Adventures of Big Sil Picture Books

Big Sil has a mission with his picture books: to inspire all with his adventurous, positive spirit to explore life. Big Sil wanted to help kids dream of adventures and learn about our cities by bringing to life scenes from his travels across America in his picture books.  …

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Can Dogs Eat Fruit?

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Big Sil’s Favorite Fruits That Dogs Can Eat

Many people ask if dogs can eat fruit. Big Sil loves fruit, but he certainly has his preferences!   Big Sil eats whole apples, which are rich in calcium and Vitamin C. Just be careful not to over do it with the stems and seeds.…

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Why Do Dogs Lay In The Sun?

Dogs love to lay in the sun.

Big Sil included! Even in the winter, he always manages to find a small square of sunlight coming through the window. Why does he position himself right there in that little sun square? Why do dogs lay in the sun?  Researching this topic yielded interesting perspectives.…

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Hello from Big Sil!

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Hello and welcome to The Adventures of Big Sil, a new book series based on the lovable, adorable Big Sil.  Come along on adventures to New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Phoenix and experience fun things to do in these great cities.  Enjoy discovering the books!  Big Sil sure did enjoy creating them!…

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