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Adoptions & Rescues................. 34 All Breed Adoptions & Rescue.34 Bird Rescue........................................40 Cat Rescue.........................................40 Dog Breed Rescue.........................40 Farm Animal Rescue.....................42 Feral & Stray Cat Assistance......42 Horse Rescue....................................42 Humane Education.......................43 Humane Societies.........................39 Low Cost Spay & Neuter.............44 Non-Profit Organizations....43 Pet Food Banks...............................44 Reptile Rescue.................................42 Service/Assistance/Guide Dogs..44 Small Animal Rescue�������������������42 Thrift Stores.......................................44 Dog Parks.................................... 33 Events........................................... 49 Restaurants Pet Friendly........... 46 Products & Services. ................ 10 Canine Massage Therapy..........10 Fencing................................................10 Grooming - Mobile.......................10 Holistic Care...................................... 12 Mobile Services............................... 12 Odor Elimination............................ 12 On line Shopping������������������� 18 Pet Books�������������������������������������������� 12 Pet Loss ����������������������������������� 22 Cremation - Pet.........................22 Pet Loss Support......................22 Urns - Pet......................................22 Pet Transportation........................ 12 Photography.................................... 12 Portraits............................................... 12 Rabbits��������������������������������������������������14 Training�������������������������������������������������14 Travel Boarding & Daycare���������17 Veterinary - Mobile........................ 17 Veterinary Specialty Services.. 17 Raw Food Providers�������������� 73

Avondale Estates Chamblee, Doraville & & Decatur �������������������������������������24 Dunwoody���������������������������������������60 Animal Hospitals............................24 Apartments - Pet Friendly.........24 Boarding & Daycare......................24 Boutique.............................................24 Dog Training.....................................24 Furniture.............................................24 Grooming...........................................24 Pet Foods & Supplies...................24 Pet Sitting Services........................24 Thrift Stores.......................................24

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through the sickness, although inconvenient and time consuming from a supportive care standpoint. Just like we do with the human flu when a family member gets sick. Symptoms including respiratory issues like sneezing, coughing, and runny nose. If you see these symptoms in your dog, see a vet immediately and do not expose your dogs to other dogs due to the highly contagious nature of the disease. A vet will prescribe antibiotics to counteract potential secondary bacterial infections and advise rest with fluids. Now for the good news, there is no evidence that the virus is transferable to humans.

gency care with a specialty in canine immunology and disease, and the other representing a local veterinarian specializing in animal disease. Many myths and truths surrounding the disease were addressed including: First and foremost, the virus is not a death sentence for your dog, in fact it is killed by just soap and water! However, it is highly contagious right now until dogs in this country develop antibodies against it over the next few months or until the industry develops an effective vaccine. The virus is much like the human flu virus in that it is prevalent in the environment and on many surfaces, including the sidewalk outside your home for up to a 48 hour period after an infected dog walks by. Airborne exposure can be widespread but it does not create a problem until the virus multiplies to the point where a dog's immunity system get's overwhelmed by it. Again much like the human flu. The virus is best fought by keeping surfaces as clean and sterile as possible but you cannot completely eliminate exposure for your dog. As long as your pup is not immune compromised or very young or very old, your dog should make it

While Canine Influenza is serious, it does not live up to the hype created in the media. In fact, if you have noticed, the media has already moved on to the next big lead story for the next few weeks then will move on to something else that ensures a ratings surge. So just be careful and pay attention to your environment and we will all get through this situation. Malcolm Aga The Pet Resorts - Dunwoody 4343 Dunwoody Park Dunwoody, GA 30338

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Consider having a professional help you move your pet if your pet must travel for any of these reasons. Relocating for a job or retirement • Getting a new fur family member • Your fur baby needs to travel for medical care • Traveling to and from a vacation home When you are in need of long distance pet transport for your "furkids", there are only a few options. Private Long Distance Pet Transport is the safest and less stressful way for your pet to travel. • One pet or family of pets at a time • Door to door service • Frequent exercise and potty breaks • Pet is treated like a passenger • Travel in climate controlled comfort • Bottled water is always available For more information on Private Long Distance Pet Transport visit: www.moondoggiesinthemountains.com


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Navigating “Stress ” with Your Pets:

How to Get the Behaviors You Want By Corinna M Murray, DVM, CPC

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emember a time when your pet “misbehaved.” How did you feel? Were you frustrated, angry, or even worried—in other words “stressed”? Did you notice that your pet’s behavior didn’t improve much, or maybe got worse, the harder you tried to make it stop? Now recall when your pet was getting some- with each other as well as create a healthy dething pleasurable from you, like loving atten- sire to want more. tion, joyful play, or a yummy treat. How did it So don’t stress over stuff. Sounds simple, right? behave? How did you feel? Have you noticed Well, it can be! how your pet tends to behave beautifully when Here are 3 key points to remember: it’s enjoying something with you? 1. Identify and envision the behaviors you We label behaviors as good, bad, or neutral want. Then notice when they show up with depending on our perception of the situation. your genuine display of pleasure. The more For both people and pets, behaviors result you practice the more you create repeatable from our emotional states, how we are feelmemory loops that will become automatic. ing. For people, however, how we feel is based 2. Identify the “feel good” emotions that mostly on what we think. So determine the besupport those behaviors. Remember, haviors you want and consider which emotions emotions determine behaviors. Enjoy and will help produce them for you and your pets. practice feeling those emotions every Considering the two previous scenes, what is chance you get. When you do, your pets will the common thread? It is emotion and the natmirror your emotions and give you more of ural emotional synchronizing that occurs when the behaviors you want. we engage with others. This emotional synch3. Confidently redirect and diffuse the ing is called Limbic Resonance. Our pets are behaviors you don’t want. No drama! excellent at this as they are immediate and accurate in mirroring us emotionally. When stress Think about what you DO want and focus kicks in with anxious or angry thoughts, we fo- less on what you don’t want. By clearly and cus on what “we don’t want,” “don’t like,” or confidently envisioning what you want to “want to change.” So do our pets. Neither of happen, you create the intention for it TO you knows what you want. You both become happen. This fosters the appropriate emotiondisconnected, yet synchronized emotionally in al states for your pet to understand you. And a “fight or flight” stress response. Stress feels when your intentions are good, the interaction bad. It feels unsafe, unpredictable, and scary. It feels good and inviting. It feels curiously interalso repels our pets, harming our bonds. Ad- esting and safe to explore without the fear of ditionally, when you have a lot of emotional making mistakes. You feel safe, loving, inviting drama, you define that event as “BAD” and the and accepting to your pet—the perfect founnext time that bad feeling is triggered, the same dation for learning, bonding and getting the stressful behavior will happen because of the behaviors that you want. memory loop that was created. When your pet behaves beautifully—like joy- Corinna Murray, DVM, CPC, is a veterinarian, a certified fully coming to you in anticipation of love, professional life leadership coach and founder of 2 play, or a treat—you both feel connected, lov- unique services dedicated to enhancing our quality of ing, trusting, and appreciative of each other life through the bonds we share with each other and our Learn more about Veterinary Care Navigation™ and the experience. This produces “feel good” pets. and EnHABiT™: Engaging the Human Animal Bond in hormones like oxytocin, dopamine, and sero- Tandem at tonin. Because these sensations are naturally www.drcorinnamurray.com. addictive, they strengthen the bonds you have 16


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Meet Your Dream In September, the three-time Eastern Conference Champion Atlanta Dream, in its eighth season in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), dedicated their game against the Mystics to celebrating animal welfare with the pre-game rescue event “Pet Palooza”. “Pet Palooza” is a partnership between the Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption (APAR) and Pet Pages Atlanta to fill the Philips arena with local vendors selling homemade doggie treats, handmade pet accessories, adoptable pets, and collection bins to collect shelter supplies for APRA. Plus a portion of ticket sales were donated to APRA, a non-profit, no-kill shelter dedicated

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On April 18, Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler was honored at APRA’s Second Annual Rescues on the Runway event with the organization’s Mercy Award. The award is named after Mercy – APRA’s first pitbull who was rescued from animal control in 2013. After much effort to save Mercy she succumed to Babesia. Babesia is thought to be the second-most common blood parasite of mammals, and they can have a major impact on health of domestic animals in areas without severe winters. The Mercy Memorial fund was developed not only to honor Mercy’s life, but to help future special needs animals, with 100 percent of all money raised designated to help animals with special medical needs. Find out more about APRA at www.atlantapetrecue.org. Get your Dream tickets for next season and keep your eye on Pet Pages Atlanta and our new project “Atlanta Pet Life” to know when the next big event will be.

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actually has a preservative and beneficial effect on iron and steel pipes, and is not harmful to plastic pipes. A standard feature on the Aquamation system is an automated pH neutralization feature. The effluent is an excellent micronutrient package that can benefit wastewater treatment plants and/ or be used as a fertilizer. Randy Stewart, Owner and Founder of Heavenly Paws states; “As a pet parent and pet advocate Aquamation is how I want my pets to be treated. We come into the world from water and what’s more natural than to leave the world in water?” Although Aquamation was originally patented in 1888, it has only been in the past 20 years, with increasing awareness of the environmental hazards of fire cremation that Aquamation has become available to the public. Aquamation has been used for years by facilities including: UGA, UCLA, the Mayo Clinic, Duke University, Colorado State University, Texas A&M, the US Government to name a few. UGA has been operating two Alkaline Hydrolysis systems for over ten years in the BSL-3Ag Research Facility and the Veterinary School. Heavenly Paws employs a patented machine that has been

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Acupuncture for Animals???

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Will your pet benefit from acupuncture? If your pet is suffering from a condition that causes pain, such as arthritis, hip dysplasia, spinal disc disease, neck, shoulder, knee or back pain, limping, muscle soreness or spasm, injuries or weak hind legs, then acupuncture is likely to help. Acupuncture generally works wonders for geriatric animals that are slowing down and having trouble with overall mobility. TCVM can also help with vomiting or diarrhea, respiratory conditions, skin conditions such as lick granulomas or allergies, behavioral disorders and neurological conditions such as paralysis and seizures. In addition, acupuncture is used to keep canine athletes in top physical condition by helping to keep muscles and tendons resistant to injury.

Dr. Mitzi Schepps, a certified veterinary acupuncturist, and her dog Mordi.

Many people have heard of using acupuncture to treat people, but did you know that it can also be used to heal animals? The Chinese discovered acupuncture over 4,000 years ago, making it the oldest form of healing known for both humans and animals. Today, Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) is widely used in Eastern countries (China, Japan, Korea, and others) and is steadily gaining popularity in Western countries to treat a variety of animal species, including dogs and cats.

Is acupuncture safe? Yes, but only if administered by a veterinarian who has successfully completed an extensive post-doctoral educational program in veterinary acupuncture. Because of the differences in anatomy, and the potential for harm if done incorrectly, only a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) should treat your pet. In most countries, states, and provinces, acupuncture is considered a surgical procedure that only licensed veterinarians may legally administer.

The goal of acupuncture is to promote the body to heal itself. This is achieved by correcting imbalances in the body, using tiny, painless needles to stimulate acupuncture points (acupoints). The acupoints are where nerve bundles and blood vessels come together and can be found on meridians (energy channels) that course over the body’s surface. The Chinese discovered that there are 361 acupoints in people and 173 in cats and dogs, astoundingly without the use of any technology! Modern research confirms that the stimulation of acupoints induces the release of endorphins, serotonin, anti-inflammatory hormones and other chemicals that are responsible for pain relief and healing.

Dr. Mitzi Schepps is the owner of Wellness Waggin’ Acupuncture, a mobile acupuncture practice servicing Marietta and surrounding areas. Contact them to see if acupuncture can benefit your dog or cat. www.wellwag.com

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Dog Park Tips for a Better Trip Take the leash off. Leaving the leash on can cause your pet’s behavior to be stressful plus it could easily get tangled. Be vigilant. Keep your eye on your pet no matter how enjoyable your human companions maybe. Watch out for your pet’s temperament and the actions of the other dogs. Keep Moving. By keeping your pet active and moving you will avoid most conflicts. Save treats and toys for another time and place. No need to tempt food or possession aggressions. Stay calm and relaxed. Your attitude and energy can be felt by your pet so, relax and enjoy your time together. Watch the gate. Make sure the gates stay closed and dogs enter and leave on an individual basis. Close the gate behind you! Scoop The Poo! Not only does it stink, but dog waste left in the park attracts flies that bite and annoy pets and people. Waste can potentially contaminate ground water. Don’t leave your mess for someone else. Pick it up, besides you want to know the health of your pet and the best way to do that is to check what comes out.


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Daffysday.org Bring a bag of pet food! Food & Craft Vendors Pet Costume Contest/Parade! Dachshund Races Live Music by The Rockaholics, Ms. Julie Gribble & Mixed Genes October National Feral Cat Day Oct 16 www.nationalferalcatday.org Hay Day Oct 17 www,savethehorses.org/hay-day.html 1768 Newt Green Road, Cumming Pony rides, hay rides, face painting, food, crafts, a petting zoo, games, vendors and raffle prizes. Bring the whole family and come out to the horse rescue farm in Cumming, GA

Atlanta Humane Society Walk for Jonny & Xena 5K & Fun Run Animals Oct 18 Oct 24 www.atlantahumane.org www.xenathewarriorpuppy.com Atlantic Station, Atlanta Suwanee Town Center Walk to show support for our animals Jonny and Xena are committed to “Spread raise funds to care for hurting and the Words” and make a difference within helpless dogs and cats and to place our community. Proceeds will directly them in loving homes. support Autism Programs and Animal Rescue. Dogtoberfest in EAV Oct 18 twitter.com/dogtoberfestEAV Daffy’s Day Oct 25 EAVFarmersmarket 561 Flatshoals Ave. SE www.daffysday.org Enjoy a day of ask the vet, doggy yoga Lilburn City Park, Lilburn demonstrations, Ask the Pros your Daffy’s Day is a fun family event sponsored training questions, adoptable dogs by the sos Club to help raise funds and food from our local rescue groups along with helping families in need feed their pets to keep them out of shelters. amazing vendors and a DJ! Mutts & More Oct 24 & 25 Petoberfest Oct 25 www.mmf.hsfcga.net Rocco’s Pub in Jasper Pet Costume Contest, Doggie Gift Raffle, Warbington Farms, 5555 Crow Rd, Paws on Main for all your Pet Vaccinations. Cumming A fun weekend with family and pets alike. Pet adoptions and rescues. The Mutts & More Festival is a 2-day event Please join us for a day of fun with your full of games and activities for everyone. furkids! Benefiting Pet warriors USA There is a donation fee. All proceeds go to the Humane Society of Forsyth County.

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Events

November Dog Days Afternoon Nov 1 www.rottsnpupsrescue.org Taylor-Brawner Park in Smyrna Dog adoptions, a microchip clinic, obedience and training sessions, and other activities. Joining Rotts ‘n Pups are the Conner C. Vernon Foundation, an organization promoting awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder demonstrating the unique therapy talents of the rescue dogs and Dana’s Dog House.

Paws in the Park Atlanta Nov 1 www.pawsintheparkatlanta.com 5K, Walk and Party Brook Run Park, North Peachtree Road, Dunwoody

Enjoy a wide variety of activities from demonstrations, vendors, kids activities, live music, and meet adoptable rescue dogs. New additions this year are beer and food trucks!

Furkids Paws For Cocktails. Nov 5 www.furkids.org A good-time evening of Live Music, Doggie Drinks and Kitty Cat Cocktails held in THE STAVE ROOM at American Spirit Works. Grab your dancin’ shoes and come out to have a ball and raise a ton to help save Atlanta’s homeless pets. Live Music by Yacht Rock Schooner – Sip to the smooth sounds of the late ’70s and early ‘80s. Hors D’Oeuvres by Affairs to Remember & Cash Bar. Meet Local Celebrities .

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www.rescueranchpups.org/events The Ridge in Cumming We are registering competition teams! Entrance is $35 per team. Individual admission tickets for $10 or Family of Four $35

Pet Fashion Show February 27, 2016 Jim Miller Park 2-6pm

Denim Dogs Fashion Blast Nov 7 www.mistermigs.com Ambient+Studio, Wells St. SW, Atlanta The evening includes an exciting 3-D Showdown runway competition, an interactive happening that will pit the canine and human models against one another in a fashion feats face-off. Atlanta Pet Expo Nov 14

www.Atlantapetexpo.com Georgia International Convention Center, Indoors over a hundred exhibitors 10am-6pm. Pet Friendly.

SSEF 2nd Annual Footprints for the Future 5k race & 1k fun run Nov 14

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www.sandyspringseducationforce.org Lake Forest Elementary, Sandy Springs 2nd Annual Footprints for the Future 5K and Family Fun Run to support its mission of inspiring and supporting Sandy Springs public school students to graduate and pursue productive lives beyond high school. Atlanta Pizza Wars Nov 28

www.atlantapizzawars.com Wills Park Equestrian Center, Alpharetta Over 15 local Pizzeria’s battle head-tohead in this FUN competition. Pizza samples for all attending and a celebrity judging for best Cheese & Specialty Pizza. Winner’s will receive commemorative champion belts! Part of the proceeds will benefit Ahimsa House and Furkids. A Beer Garden, Pet Activities and Children’s activities will round out this family day of fun. Tickets: Adults $15.00 Kids Under 12 & Pets FREE Tickets include all you can eat samples of Pizza, beer garden not included. 10am-4pm.

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Denim Dogs Fashion Blast

November 7, 6 - 9pm Ambient + Studio, Atlanta Celebrity canine stars and runway models on the dogwalk featuring Mister Migs couture with Best in Show Award Live Jazz, Dinner, Drinks, Silent Auction For Tickets and Details go to: www.mistermigs.com Benefits young adults with barriers to employment, developmental disabilities & autism STA R K 9, L LC

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Dog Gear for Good!

6th Annual

9/14/15 5:49 PM

Run for the Rescues 5K & Festival GEORGIA SPCA

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Certified Course USATF #GA12061WC – 2016 Peachtree Qualifier

Suwanee Town Center Park

March 26 2016

Trophies * Food * Prizes * T-Shirts * Runners Bags * Vendors 5K Race 9:15am Fun Run 8:30am

Festival 8:00am – 4:00pm

Many local rescues will be there with dogs for adoption. Enjoy demonstrations and pet contests biggest, smallest, pet trick, etc. Win prizes throughout the day.

Pet contests

Tail Longest Ears Pet that looks like owner Best Trick Tallest Dog Shortest Dog

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Mister Migs brings couture style to functional dog apparel and accessories Dog Gear for Good than I ever imagined!” Lynn says “Dressing is not just about putting clothes on dogs. It’s also about gear like leashes, collars, backpacks and other things they need. We design first around our dogs’ taking into account how they move. Then we create their gear and load it with detail and style suitable for park play or uptown fun-whatever it is they like to do with their human.” Mister Migs grew out of Lynn’s two great passions – dogs and fabric arts. She drew up some original designs for vests and harnesses using recycled denim as a key element, and then pitched the idea to Rosemary Hopper, former associate professor of fashion design with Bauder College, who was intrigued by the idea of creating a pet apparel design house on par with any producing human fashions. Hopper kept the basics of the signature denim look and expanded the line to include other elements, such as environmentally friendly finishes like fray, tie-dye and weaves. Mister Migs plans to unveil its first collection of couture wear and gear at its “Denim Dogs Fashion Blast 2015” event, scheduled for Saturday, 7 November at Ambient + Studio in Atlanta. For more information on Mister Migs and the event, visit www.mistermigs.com.

Watch out, Chanel, Fendi and Prada – Mister Migs is taking high couture to the dogs. The non-profit organization headquartered in Tucker, Georgia, designs high-quality couture “Dog Gear for Good” – the “good” part providing real-world business experience for marginalized young adults, many of whom have developmental disabilities and autism. But what distinguishes Mister Migs’s designs from other pet apparel is an element of fun with a nod to the world’s high fashion houses.

Experience this Seriously Cool Pet Fashion wear first hand as Mister Migs, LLC presents its

“Denim Dogs Fashion Blast 2015”

November 7th at Ambient + Studio in Atlanta.

“Dog owners love to dress up their dogs,” stated Karen Lynn, founder and president of Mister Migs. “It’s fun and an extension of their own style. You’ve just got to try it—It’s more fun

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Events December Reindog Parade, Dec 6 www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org Atlanta Botanical Garden, Piedmont Ave NE Join the once-a-year fun of dogs in the Garden. Dress your pooch in holiday finery to compete for prizes with celebrity judges or to just show off. February 2016 Marietta Muttropolitan Pet Fashion Show Feb 27 www.mariettamuttro.com An afternoon of fun, fur, and fashion highlighting local talent and benefiting pet rescue groups while creatively enhancing the human animal bond. March 2016 Run for the Rescues 5k Run March 26 Suwanee Town Center Park Strut your Mutt at the Georgia SPCA Annual Run for the Rescues 5K, Fun Run and Festival. Bring your dog for this run to benefit homeless pets.

Check On line for updated information as dates, venues, and times may change.

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Animal hospitals

All Animals Veterinary Hospital 639 Auraria Rd�����������������������������������706.216.8387

Clarkesville

Mill Creek Veterinary Hospital 277 Madison St����������������������������������706.839.1718

Dawson Forest Animal Hospital 2399 Dawson Forest Rd E��������������706.216.3787

Cleveland

Cleveland Veterinary Hospital 1029 South Main St�������������������������706.865.3188

Dawsonville Veterinary Hospital 2399 Hwy 53 E�����������������������������������706.265.8381

Mt. Yonah Animal Hospital 515 W Kytle St������������������������������������706.219.1212

Thompson Creek Animal Hospital 8495 Hwy 53 E�����������������������������������706.216.8381

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Northeast Veterinary Hospital Open 7 days, after hours emergency care 120 Pet Care Ct��������������������������������������������706.778.1900

Ellijay Animal Hospital 89 Gudger St��������������������������������������706.698.7387

Gainesville

Dahlonega

Lance Animal Hospital 2951 Jay Mountain Rd��������������������770.503.7387

Chestatee Animal Hospital 16 Westbrook Rd�������������������������������706.864.1005

Marble Hill

Dahlonega Animal Hospital 1284 Dawsonville Hwy�������������������706.864.7191

Animal Clinic At Foothills 280 Whitley Rd S�������������������������������770.894.4233

Lumpkin County Animal Shelter 1363 Red Oak Flats Rd��������������������706.867.7297

Mt. Airy

Town & Country Animal Hospital 2824 St Hwy 197�������������������������������706.778.7460

Red Barn Veterinary Hospital 14 Seven Mile Hill Rd�����������������������706.864.0054

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North Georgia Mountains Cabin Rentals / Camping

Big Canoe Animal Rescue 10676 Big Canoe, Big Canoe�������706.268.1346

Blue Ridge Cabin Rentals Helen���������������������������������������������������������������������������706.878.1773

Dawson County Humane Society 633 Martin Rd, Dawsonville���������706.265.9160

Gabby’s Country Cabins 3083 Helen Hwy, Cleveland���������706.865.6772

Pet Adoption & Welfare Society 1363 Red Oak Flats Rd Dahlonega�����������������������������������������706.867.7297

Georgia Mountain Rentals

Pet Friendly Cabins Sautee Nacoochee��������������������������888.976.0701 See Our Ad on Page 55

Habersham Humane Society www.habershamhumane.org��������������������706.839.1040

Georgia Vacation Rentals Helen���������������������������������������������������������������������������770.337.6274

Humane Society of NE Georgia 845 West Ridge Rd, Gainesville���770.532.6617

Long Ridge Campground 180 Jarrad Camp Rd, Hiawassee�����������������762.500.2055

TLC Humane Society www.tlchs.org 1735 Red Oak Flats, Dahlonega�706.864.2817

Sugar Mill Creek RV Resort 4960 Laurel Lodge Rd, Clarkesville ������������706.947.0162 Tallulah Gorge State Park 338 Jane Hurt Yarn Dr, Tallulah Falls����������706.754.7981

Tri State Pet Rescue PO Box 419, Blue Ridge�����������������706.633.7282

Dog Training

Art Galleries

Around Back at Rocky’s Place

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Dog Wash

Original one of a kind folk art view and purchase on line. ���������������������������������www.Aroundbackatrockysplace.com

Laundro-Mutt Self Serve Dog Wash 624 W Kytle St, Cleveland���������������������706.219.1236

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Glamping

Bakeries & Dog Treats

The Martyn House’s Farm 912 Flat Branch Rd, Ellijay��������������������������������706.635.4759

MoonDoggies

33 Nacoochie Way Sautee Nacoochee��������������������������706.878.8887

Grooming / Grooming Mobile

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Bow Wow Meow Professional Grooming 1130 Old Hwy 5 S, Ellijay�����������������������������������706.889.6909

Pet Pleasers Bakery, Inc 660 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville�������������770.534.3843 www.petpleasersbakery.com

Benji & Friends Old Hwy 5 S, 6 Warlick Cr, Ellijay������������������706.276.7740

Boarding & Daycare

Fetching Styles 90 Foot Hills, Marble Hill���������������678.896.0266

Bow Wow Meow Professional Grooming 1130 Old Hwy 5 S, Ellijay�����������������������������������706.889.6909

The Barking Lot Grooming 5 East Jarrad St, Cleveland������������������������������706.865.3647

Benji & Friends Old Hwy 5 S, 6 Warlick Cr, Ellijay������������������706.276.7740

Turner & Pooch Grooming 236 Hwy 53 W Ste 140 Dawsonville................................................706.265.1412

Country Home Kennels 336 Elliott Family Pkwy, Dawsonville�������706.265.3142 Gold Leaf Pet Resort 2057 7 Mile Hill Rd, Dahlonega���������������������770.297.7787

Pet Friendly Assisted Living

North Georgia Assisted Living 181 Memory Ln, Dawsonville�������������706.344.1402

MoonDoggies

33 Nacoochie Way Sautee Nacoochee��������������������������706.878.8887

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In-Home Medical Pet Care

No-Kill Atlanta by 2016 Kicks Off "I'm In"

Campaign for a

LifeLine Animal Project, the non-profit that manages DeKalb and Fulton County Animal Services shelters, asks Atlantans to join its historic effort to make Atlanta a no-kill community for DeKalb and Fulton shelter pets by the end of 2016.

House Paws of Atlanta

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Under LifeLine’s leadership, both shelters have almost reached the no-kill threshold, defined as saving 90% or more of the animals entering the shelters. The “I’m In” campaign, which features local spokespeople declaring their support for a no-kill Atlanta, kicked off July 1.

Pet friendly / Pet friendly Shopping

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According to LifeLine CEO Rebecca Guinn, the organization seeks city-wide support for their campaign. “To create a no-kill community in Atlanta, we need the community,” she says. “Spaying or neutering your pet, adopting rather than purchasing pets, licensing your pet, volunteering at one of our shelters or donating funds -- every action can help ensure the success of a no-kill Atlanta by the end of 2016.”

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In 2014, LifeLine cared for 15,559 homeless animals and has dramatically increased adoption rates by 98 percent since commencing management of the county shelters.

Shotgun Annie’s Antiques & Such 2276 Highway 17, Sautee GA���������������706-878-2669

Lavender Cottage & Garden 53 Highway 255 N, Sautee �������������������706-878-0100 Mt Yonah Book Exchange 3779 Helen Highway, Cleveland �������706-219-1565 Prairie Trails 2271 Highway 17, Sautee �������������������� 706-878-8284 Sawn-Drive In 651 Summit St����������������������������������������������706.632.5235

Pet Foods & Supplies

Ash Brothers Feed & Farm Supply 195 E Kytle St, Cleveland��������������������������������������706.865.2124

The organization also operates two low-cost spay/neuter clinics, which have performed over 85,000 surgeries, and two no-kill shelters.

The Feed Store 4000 Hwy 17, Clarkesville����������������������������������� 706.754.1148

Restaurants - Pet Friendly

To learn more about the “I’m In” campaign and how you can get involved, visit

Blue Ridge

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Blue Jean’s Pizza and Pasta Factory 11 Mountain St������������������������������������������������������ 706.632.6503

C-Bolt’s Restaurant & Malt Shop 644 E Main St���������������������������������������������������������706.258.4585 Mike’s Trackside Barbecue 3950 E Firtst St, Blue Ridge�����������������������������706.258.2533

Clarkesville

By Hand Pizza @ LaPrades Marina 25 Shore Line Trails��������������������������������������������706-947-0055

8758 N Main St Helen GA 706-878-8200

Batesville General Store 11801 Georgia 197������������������������������������������������706.947.3434

Friendly Pet Patio

Hawg Wild Bar-B-Q @ LaPrades Marina 25 Shore Line Trails��������������������������������������������706-947-8777

Clayton

Biergarten

Universal Joint 109 N Main St����������������������������������������������������������706.782.7116

Cornelia

AJ’s Pizza Pub 700 Historical Hwy 441������������������������������������706-776-2200

Dahlonega

Back Porch Oyster Bar 19 Chestatee St�����������������������������������������������������706.864.0086 Bourbon St. Grille - Yappy Hours! 90a and 90b Public Square N�����������������������706.864.0086 Roosters 89 Long Branch Rd��������������������������������������������706-867-0244 Shenanigans Restaurant & Irish Pub 87 North Chestatee St����������������������������������������706.482.0114

Ellijay

1907 Restaurant Bar & Grill 24 River St������������������������������������������������������������������ 706.276.6116

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Hofers Bakery & Cafe

Helen

On line Shopping 8758 N Main St������������������������������������������������������706.878.8200 See Our Ad Above

North Georgia Barbeque 663 Edelweiss Strasse����������������������������������������706.878.5753 The Meeting Place 8797 N Main St������������������������������������������������������706.878.3200

Sautee Nacoochee

In Towne 131 E Main St����������������������������������������������������������706.635.55.65

Sweetwater Coffee House 2242 Hwy 17������������������������������������������������������������706.878.1521

River Street Tavern 40 River St�����������������������������������������������������������������706.635.6166

Village Market 2454 Hwy 17���������������������������������������������������������� 706.878.0099

The Back Porch Bistro 10 Northside Sq������������������������������������������������������706.636.1111

Jasper

Johnny’s Pizza 744 Noah Dr������������������������������������������������������������706.253.0800 Rocco’s Pub 47 Mountainside Village Pkwy���������������������706.253.1900

Thrift Stores

Dawsonville Humane Resale Shop & Boutique 54 Lumpkin Campground Rd����������������������706.525.5030 Tri State Pet Rescue Thrift Store 164 W Main St�������������������������������������������������������706-946-1012

Veterinarian Mobile

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they must be less than 1000 micrometers in size. The Microbubble Skin Therapy system creates millions of bubbles that range from 3-20 micrometers (perspective: a human hair is 70 micrometers and most bacteria is 3-40 micrometers). This is perfect for penetrating hair follicles and skin pores while not passing through the epidermis.

A revolutionary new way to keep your pet’s skin clean and healthy has made its way to the USA. It has been used extensively in veterinarian’s offices and grooming salons in Japan for years.

What is Microbubble Skin Therapy? Basically, it’s a bath that deep cleans the hair of your pet and, more importantly, it deep cleans the skin using nothing but microbubbles. Dirt accumulated inside the pores is one of the causes of bad odor and skin/coat problems. To ensure an even deeper clean, we add an all-natural plant enzyme that helps loosen the dirt and debris that is stuck on the skin wall that we can’t see. No soaps, shampoos or any chemicals of any kind are used in this process. It’s completely hypoallergenic. This special bath reduces odor, itching and skin irritation, and it improves results of other skin therapies your vet may recommend.

How do microbubbles compare to medicated shampoos? Microbubbles work on a much deeper level than any soaps or shampoos, and will enhance the efficiency of any other skin therapies. Fido’s Market is proud to be the first and only place in Georgia to offer this amazing technology. Call us at 678-240-0440 for more information.

What are microbubbles?

Very tiny bubbles. To be a microbubble,

Animal Hospitals

apartments - Pet Friendly

Chamblee Animal Hospital 5220 Peachtree Ind Blvd, Chamblee�����������������������������770.457.5245

1660 Peachtree 1660 Peachtree St NW, Dunwoody�������������404.287.1660

Dunwoody Animal Hospital 5450 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Dunwoody �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������770.394.4030

Camden Dunwoody 10 Peachford Cr, Dunwoody��������������������������770.220.0040 Dunwoody Glen 6750 Peachtree Ind Blvd, Dunwoody�������770.840.9999

Dunwoody Animal Medical Center 2458 Jett Ferry Rd, Dunwoody��������������������� 770.698.9227

Glen Lake 6901 Glenlake Pkwy NE, Dunwoody���������770.392.0826

Dunwoody Veterinary Center 1610 Mount Vernon Rd, Dunwoody�������������������������770.394.5004

Gables Metropolitan 9000 Madison Dr, Dunwoody�����������������������770.394.5509

VCA Pets Are People Too 4280 N Peachtree Rd, Chamblee�������������������������770.452.1001

KRC Alderwood Trails 2917 N Dekalb Dr, Doraville����������������������������770.458.2333

WellPet Humane 53482 Peachtree Rd, Chamblee���������������������770.455.1011

Landmark At Banyon Bay 3497 Meadowglen Village Ln, Doraville��������678.274.6661

Winter Chapel Animal Hospital 3017 Peeler Rd, Dunwoody����������������������������770.394.0030

Legecy North 3695 Shallowford Rd, Doraville��������������������770.458.3536

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Peachtree Pl North 4607 Peachtree Pl Pkwy, Dunwoody���������770.447.4200

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Canine Rehab

Shallowford Pines 3548 Shallowford Rd, Doraville��������������������������770.451.138

The Paw Stand

6251 Peachtree Ind Blvd, Doraville,���������������470.767.8441

The Retreat 3475 Pleasantbrook Village Ln, Doraville��770.225.5335

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Grooming

Aquariums

Furrific Spa 3731 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta�����678.887.5824

The Fish Store 2050 Chamblee Tucker Rd, Chamblee����������������������������������770.216.5333

The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel

Boarding & Daycare

6485 Peachtree Ind Blvd, Doraville���������������770.696.1897

The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel

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6485 Peachtree Ind Blvd, Doraville���������������770.696.1897

The Pet Resorts

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4343 Dunwoody Park Dunwoody�������������������������������������������������������������� 404.596.43331

The Pet Resorts

4343 Dunwoody Park Dunwoody�����������������������������������������������������������������404.596.4333

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Holistic Foods / Supplements

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Barktown & Suds 2090 Dunwoody Club Dr, Dunwoody����������������������������770.551.7730

Pet Foods & Supplies

The Paw Stand

6251 Peachtree Ind Blvd, Doraville,������������������470.767.844 See Our Ad on Page 63

Pet Sitting Services

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The Magical Healing Power of Water

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n the human world, physical therapy is commonplace for the treatment of orthopedic injuries such as sprains, strains, fractures, tendon inflammation, ruptures, and joint replacements. Our canine counterparts sustain CCL (cranial cruciate ligament) injuries just as we experience ACL injuries.

Dogs undergo hip replacement procedures, as well as other surgeries, just like humans. Not only do we expect to be referred to physical therapy by the orthopedic surgeon post joint replacement surgery, we should also experience “prehab” therapy visits. “Prehab” is a term used by physical therapists to optimize the joint-muscle balance prior to a surgical procedure. The goal is to decrease swelling, increase joint ROM (range of motion), muscle flexibility, and to minimize muscle atrophy (wasting) by teaching the muscles to fire properly. As I have always coached my human patients, “swelling is not your friend”. When a joint is swollen, the muscles that move it lose their lines of communication with the joint and they “forget” how to work. The same is true for our furry family members. As a physical therapist for 29 years (and a certified canine rehabilitation therapist) the exercises, manual therapy techniques, and physical modalities that we utilize for human healing are also highly effective for the healing process of our pets. I have been surrounded by water my entire life, and have witnessed the healing power that it possesses. I completed my Masters’ thesis research on the comparison of exercise in an underwater treadmill system versus a traditional land-based treadmill. In my years of human physical therapy practice, my patients who exercised in the underwater treadmill had terrific outcomes. The support of the water, through the buoyancy it pro-

vides, can alleviate up to 50% of the weight bearing load off of the joints, allowing muscle relaxation, decreased pain, and resulting in fluidity of movement and improved function. The underwater treadmill system is also great for general exercise, weight management, and fitness training for our canine athletes. Resistance training in water, against the jets, is a great way to build muscle explosiveness and endurance. The PawStand, has been working with dock diving dogs to help them perform better during their competitions. We have a Hudson AquaPAWS PLUS system, which is currently the only one in the state of Georgia. We offer canine rehabilitation and fitness programs. When you visit The PawStand, you will find all natural pet foods, treats, accessories, vitamins, supplements, two (medium to XL) self-serve dog spas, and a teacup spa for our tiny friends. We are an all inclusive pet boutique focusing on the health, longevity, and happiness of your pet. Please visit us at: 6251 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Doraville, www.thepawstand.com www.facebook.com/thepawstand By: Jennifer Andreae, MS, PT, DPT, CCRT Co-Owner of The PawStand


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The 3700-square-foot facility offers pet owners a unique pet boutique designed to focus on the overall wellbeing of your pets. The PawStand features all natural pet foods, treats, accessories, two elevated self-serve dog spas, a teacup spa for smaller pets, and a canine rehabilitation and fitness center featuring an AquaPAWS PLUS underwater treadmill system (the only one in the state of Georgia). They exclusively feature a line of one-of-akind cedar pet furnishings direct from the heart of Arkansas.

6251 Peachtree Industrial Blvd In the Tilly Mill Crossing Shopping Plaza across from Home Depot and next door to WellPet Humane clinic. www.ThePawStand.com

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Cat in the Box

Want a happy cat? Get a box. Whether their predator instinct leaves them to believe that this is the best place to launch a surprise attack, or a safe and secure place to contemplate cathood, the box is essential. When you bring your new kitty home from the shelter, leave the box that she traveled in, out. Studies show cats with familiar secure places to hide adjust to new environments quicker and with less stress. Another reason why cats seek the sanctity of the box could be warmth. Cats are naturally a tropical species and even the domestic cat is most comfortable with temperatures between 86-97 degrees Fahrenheit.

All Natural Products

KirkWood Feed & Seed 1998 Hosea Williams Dr, Atlanta��������������������������404.378.2829

Animal Hospitals

Animal Furist Medical Center 486 Blvd SE, Atlanta����������������������������������������������404.627.7879

Daycare Kirkwood Bark & Lounge 2006 Hosea Williams Dr, Atlanta��������������������404.377.1844 Wag-A-Lot 840 Old Flat Shoals Rd SE, Atlanta��������������404.522.2230

Dog Training

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Dog City Bakery 6309 1D Roswell Rd������������������������������������������������404.257.0052

Pet Sitting Services

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The idea for Perk-N-Pooch was born out of three things: our love for dogs … our passion for coffee … a walk along the beach. A simple walk on a Southern California beach sparked an idea that turned into Perk-N-Pooch. Avid dog owners the Guerrisi’s thought the idea of combining a coffee shop with a dog wash facility in the Atlanta area would be a “cool” idea since nothing like it existed in the state of Georgia. Bringing the concept to life was a family affair. Our son, who was a Visual Design and Film student at Purdue University, came up with the logo design. Lexis, an Auburn University graduate, helped with the business design and is involved running the day-to-day business. Of course Buddy, Sweet P and Jett, our three rescues (2 Basset Hounds and a Great Dane!) love to come for their spa treatments! We believe that pets are part of American families as they bring many positive health benefits to their owners. Pet owners increasingly need a high quality platform, other than just dog parks, to spend quality time with their dogs. The Guerrisi family wanted to create a space where we could provide such convenience and facilities for dog and coffee lovers alike. The Guerrisi family also believes it is important to give back to the community. We actively support various pet rescue organizations such as Basset Hound Rescue, Atlanta Lab Rescue, Angels Among Us and Canine Cellmates to name a few. Our facility is available for various activities (e.g.; dog clubs, book clubs or social gatherings) either during or after business hours. 67


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Apartments - Pet Friendly

Arium Station 29 2334 Fuller Wy, Tucker����������������������������������������678.805.9581 Carrington Chase 6280 S Norcross, Tucker�������������������������������������888.421.6827 Five Oaks Apartments 1200 Montreal Rd, Tucker�������������������������������� 678.389.7253 Lavista Crossing 3797 Lavista Rd, Tucker�������������������������������������866.605.2975 Legacy Commons 6259 S Norcross Tucker Rd, Tucker��������������678.534.8871 Lakeview Estates 6168 S Norcross Tucker Rd, Tucker��������������770.938.4009

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Dog Training

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Holistic Pet Foods

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By: Hannah Smith of ABC Montessori School, Written at age 7 on learning, hands- on love Goats are a wonderful thing and hands-on farming. at our school. They may look See! This is why all schools weird or do strange things we need a goat! are not use to but students get a chance to learn a lot about animals by having these goats. You know we learn love from goats? By caring for them and learning about them and we also learn to love. By love I mean we learn how to form relationships with animals, you know they need us? By learning to take care of them we learn how to take care of other things like pets, plants and ourself. Also they can be our friends too! On a bad day or sad day a goat is a great thing to hug on. Did you know goats help us save money? You know Mr. Larry doesn’t have to pay to get his grass mowed he has our goats to do that. Also the students in Upper Elementary feed the goats our left over food. This helps cut down on trash cost and helps put nutrients back into the soil naturally. You know people pay big bucks for a goat poop? It is a great thing to make soil fertile and we get it for free! Another thing our goats help us do is learn about farming from Mr. Larry. We watch him take care of them and we learn about how to too! Our class is allowed to take care of them all by ourself now, we even wear our farming boots to do it. So far we have learned how to walk a goat, how they have babies, how to milk a goat, how to feed a goat, how to brush a goat and now we are watching the babies grow up.

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Emergency Alpharetta

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Atlanta

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Lithia Springs

Westside Animal Emergency Clinic 875 Thornton Rd������������������������������������������������������770.819.1090

Marietta

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Roswell

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900 Mansell Rd Ste 19������������������������������������������770.594.2266

Blue Ridge

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Buford

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Dahlonega

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Decatur

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Duluth

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Suwanee

VCA Falcon Village Animal Hospital 2030 Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd�������������������678.879.5490

Tucker

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Woodstock

Cherokee Emergency Veterinary Clinic 7800 Hwy 92�������������������������������������������������������������678.238.0700

Villa Rica

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Pet Ambulance

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Gainesville

Pet Ambulance - Transport - Wildlife Capture Immediate Animal Service��������������������������������404.406.9851

Johns Creek

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An-Emerge Animal Emergency Clinic 275 No 3 Pearl Nix Pkwy�������������������������������������770.534.2911 Atlanta Veterinary Specialist (AVS) 7350 McGinnis Ferry Rd��������������������������������������770.407.3000

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VCA Avalon-Heart of Gwinnett Animal Hospital 470 Pleasant Hill Rd NW��������������������������������������678.823.9984

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