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The Beach Dog: Daycare, Grooming & Love

The Beach Dog Daycare is a full service doggie daycare and grooming facility focused on ensuring that every dog receives individual attention geared towards their specific needs and home routine. The staff strives to “love each dog as if they were their own” helping owners to feel good about the fact that their dog is being well cared for and is happy rather than being home alone. The Beach Dog staff consists of a very experienced team, all of whom are fully CPR certified.

The Beach Dog Daycare is a hands on, cage free center that provides substantial indoor space, plus outside space for fresh air and free play. All dogs are matched and kept in separate rooms depending on their size and personalities. The Beach Dog has has two locations: the primary facility in Newbury and a second location specifically for small dogs, under 10 pounds. The Little Beach Dog is located in Newburyport and was opened to provide specialized care for “little dogs with big attitudes of the world!”

Whether you are a doggie daycare client or not, the Beach Dog also offers grooming services. Having a professional dog groomer on hand makes it easy for you to book an appointment and have your grooming needs taken care of while your dog is onsite for daycare. Book a grooming appointment through the grooming menu located on the website or call the Beach Dog directly. You can easily pick your grooming requirements and book your appointment online or call the daycare directly.

The Beach Dog Daycare prides itself on a few enmities that are unique to their doggy daycare. They have a PureAire UVC system, which helps them to keep pure air circulating throughout the facility.  This ultraviolet technology is placed in the air filtration system and kills any airborne mold spores, viruses or bacteria.

The Beach Dog  Doggie Daycare also offers a valet service to any of their clients within a 10-mile radius of our facility. They know how busy you are so their valet system scratches one more item off of your to-do list. Miss your dog during the day? Simply log onto the Beach Dog website and view your dog at anytime during the day using their webcam system.  Visit our website to better acquaint yourself with our services, staff, and the Beach Dog online enrolment forms.

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By Kim Casey , Newburyport.Com Correspondent
Kim is a huge animal lover and proud owner of two labs. Kim is also an Internet marketer and works closely with The Beach Dog Daycare in Newburyport. She enjoys writing and researching combined with blogging. She is an independent marketer and is self-employed but being an animal lover The Beach Dog Daycare is one of her favorite clients.

Everything You Should Know About Peanut Butter and Your Dog

Peanut Butter and your dog, xylitol

I never met a dog that didn’t like peanut butter. Not only can peanut butter be a healthy protein option for your dog but it can be a good distraction as well. I’m sure most dog owners have played the “hide a pill” in the peanut butter trick. It works like a charm every time. Peanut butter’s “stick to your mouth” consistency also makes a good diversion when you have to do something that Fido is not cooperative about, like clipping nails, or pulling ticks. You also can’t talk about peanut butter without mentioning the Kong, my personal favorite dog toy that keeps your dog busy trying to get the peanut butter out of the unbeatable plastic toy. This ingenious toy invention has saved many table legs and couches from teething puppies and anxiety-riddled furry family members. It’s also because of this toy that I made an unpleasant discovery, but I’m so glad I did because I learned some interesting things about peanut butter and your dog.

I found that all peanut kinds of butter are not created equal, and I found out the hard way. My teething pup became extremely loose in the goose after a few days with his Kong and peanut butter. I tried an elimination diet to try to find the culprit to the loose goose. I immediately put him back on rice and chicken because I knew his body responded well to that base diet. Problem solved, but what was the cause? After some careful reintroduction of foods back into his diet I found that the Kong and peanut butter were the culprits. I was perplexed, to say the least, and started researching. What I found was well worth sharing. I learned some eye-opening information about peanut butter and your dog.

I started my research through family and friends. The first thing fellow dog owners shared with me was that there was an artificial sweetener in some peanut butter that was poisonous to dogs. That’s not entirely factual. There is a sweetener called xylitol. Xylitol is used in food products as a sweetener. But it’s not an artificial sweetener, it’s actually a derivative from fruit and vegetables, some extracts even come from birch trees. What is factual is that xylitol is toxic to your dog. This explanation from WebMD has an informative summary of xylitol. Some brands use xylitol as a sweetener making peanut butter and your dog a toxic combination. This can be highly toxic, in fact, more dogs have died from xylitol poisoning than chocolate intoxication. Below is a list of peanut butter to avoid.

Brands Containing Xylitol

  • Go Nuts, Co.
  • Krush Nutrition
  • Nuts ‘N More
  • P28

This paragraph may be tough to get through, but this is important information to know about peanut butter and your dog. But please know that xylitol is not only found in peanut butter, but it’s also becoming mainstream in a lot of food products. The symptoms are not nice but need to be addressed, your dog’s life could depend on you having this knowledge. First, why does your dog not respond well to xylitol? Xylitol is quickly absorbed and triggers a huge release of insulin from your dog’s pancreas. This could cause a massive drop in Fido’s blood sugar level, medically termed hypoglycemia. Just 50 milligrams (mg) of xylitol per pound of body weight (100 mg per kg) can put your dog into a hypoglycemic state. Below is a list of symptoms as described by VCA Hospital. Should your dog show signs of hypoglycemia you should call the Pet Poison Helpline (800-213-6680) immediately. Typically they treat the dog just like a human in a diabetic shock, introduce sugar to bring the dog’s blood sugar levels back up to normal. If your dog is responsive you could try frosting or a bowl of water with sugar diluted in it. The idea is to give them something high in sugar that will have an immediate uptake response.

Symptoms of Xylitol Poisoning in Your Dog

  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Lack of coordination or difficulty walking or standing
  • Depression or lethargy
  • Tremors
  • Seizures
  • Coma

As you can see from the list my dog being loose in the goose isn’t a typical symptom of xylitol poisoning so Levi’s symptoms we’re either a coincidence or perhaps it was just too oily for his body at this point. We haven’t reintroduced him to it yet but I feel very comfortable having investigated peanut butter as the culprit. Had I not I may have run the risk of accidentally poisoning him with xylitol. So please remember this new additive isn’t just being used by the peanut butter brands. Many good manufacturers are using it. It’s popping up a lot in healthy products because it does not have the same response in humans. Below is a list of other brands that also use xylitol. Keep in mind that these are not typical products you would introduce to your dog, like peanut butter, but if they are in your house you always run the risk of your furry family member accidentally getting a hold of them. Please check labels and keep your dog safe. Also note: some labels could list xylitol as an artificial sweetener. I’d advise avoiding it just to be safe. In the end, always check the labels because peanut butter and your dog should be a good thing.

Brand Containing Xylitol

  • Clemmy’s Rich and Creamy ice cream products
  • John’s products (hard and soft candies, chocolates, drink mixes, etc.)
  • Jell-O sugar-free pudding snacks
  • Nature’s Hollow jams, syrup, ketchup, honey, etc.
  • SparX Candy
  • Zipfizz energy drink-mix powders
  • KAL Colostrum Chewable, Vanilla Cream
  • KAL Dinosaurs Children’s Vitamins and Minerals (chewable tablets)
  • Kidz Digest Chewable Berry from Transformation Enzyme
  • L’il Critters Fiber Gummy Bears
  • Mega D3 Dots with 5,000 IU of Vitamin D3 per “dot” (dissolvable tablet)
  • Suntheanine L-Theanine chewable tablets by Stress-Relax
  • Vitamin Code Kids by Garden of Live (chewable multivitamins)
  • Webber Natural Super Sleep Soft Melts (dissolvable tablets)

Pet Poison Helpline (800-213-6680) immediately.

 

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and Family Law Practice

Rebuild A Strong Stable Future

Working with an experienced Newburyport Divorce Attorney and Family Law Practice is the key to building a strong stable future for yourself and your family.  Divorce is one of the most significant emotional and financial decisions you will make in your lifetime.  You don’t need a new best friend.  You need a trusted and experienced adviser who can help you make informed decisions.

There are numerous decisions to consider with a divorce.   Many of these decisions will have long-term implications, so make sure you understand the ramifications of your decisions.  It is critical to work with a Newburyport Divorce Attorney and Family Law Practice with tremendous experience helping families navigate these stressful times.  Damian Turco of Turco Legal has seen every scenario imaginable, giving him the knowledge to advise his clients regarding the many complex issues associated with divorce. He is a good listener and asks critical questions to help his clients make decisions that will enable them to move their lives in a positive direction.

Every situation is unique and it is critical to have a strategy for addressing key issues.

  • How will you determine an appropriate and fair amount of child support
  • Duration of time child support should be paid and what it should cover
  • Health insurance and other uninsured health care costs
  • What other expenses can a court order paid
  • What if your child has scholastic or medical needs that exceed approved support
  • Tax dependency exemption
  • Alimony guidelines and timelines
  • Fair and reasonable property division

If your looking for a top Newburyport Divorce Attorney and Family Law Practice give a call to Turco Legal and let Damian and his team help give you peace of mind and guide you to a brighter future.

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Technology

UAV Look is a professional aerial photography & video company based in Newburyport, MA.  Using the latest unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology, these creative experts deliver affordable and quality aerial images and video without having to hire expensive helicopter and plane pilots and photographers to get the same results!

The possible uses for aerial photographs and video are endless. Use them for real-estate to either entice new listings, or catch the eyes of potential buyers. Get unique aerial photos and video of an event you’re hosting, from a concert, to a political rally, to your child’s sporting event or birthday party. Even use an eye-catching aerial photograph or video for your business webpage or social media sites.

Maybe you’re filming a movie or commercial and want a few aerial clips? Or perhaps you simply want a cool and different photo of your property to hang above the mantel. Whatever the reason, UAV Look is the professional company with the technical knowledge, piloting skills, and quality service that you need!

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Newburyport, MA 01950
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Greater Newburyport
Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Growing the Newburyport Economy

Supporting Newburyport Small Businesses

photo 1 (14)The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry is a collective resource for business education, networking, advertising and collaboration, for local small businesses and the community.

As advocates for economic development, the Newburyport Chamber is dedicated to promoting our small businesses and improving the overall quality of life in Newburyport.

Founded in 1966, the Newburyport Chamber has played part in many urban renewal and development successes including the multi-million-dollar restoration of the city’s rundown waterfront and downtown, and the development of Newburyport’s Industrial Park that employs over 3,000 people.

Today the Chamber of Commerce continues to pursue new ways to support the local small businesses of the Greater Newburyport area, as well as assist in big picture efforts of Keeping Newburyport an Enjoyable Place to Live, Work and Play.

This extensive, year-round commitment includes everything from the organization and management of major events that boost the local economy, to purchasing the beautiful hanging planters that line the streets of Historic Market Square. Thanks to Suzanne DeGeorge for the wonderful picture of these baskets.

Now as a select Community Partner, you can help the Chamber in their mission to raise money for the Chamber Beautification Program. Purchase one VIP Discount Card for $25 or two for $40 and $10 of your purchase is donated to the Newburyport Chamber’s Beautification Program. The VIP Card Loyalty Program rewards  you with local discounts each time you visit any of the participating businesses.  You can purchase online by filling out the form to the right.

As a local small business, Newburyport.com is a proud member of the Chamber of Commerce. As an official Chamber “media partner” we are excited to jointly promote broad online awareness of “shop local” initiatives and large community events.

Support Local, Shop Small, GO VIP!

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38R Merrimack Street
Newburyport MA, 01950
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Purchase one VIP Card for $25 or two for $40 on the order form below and $10 of your order will be automatically donated to The Chamber Beautification Program.

For each cardholder, select “Digital VIP Card” or “Physical VIP Card.” Digital VIP Card holders receive a login enabling them to show a valid card on their mobile device, by tapping the card image. Physical VIP Card holders will receive the VIP Card via regular mail.

Choose the Digital Card valid one year from purchase date or the Physical Card valid through 12/31/2020. 

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Guidance On Investments & Budgeting

Is financial planning something you do on your own, or do you have someone you can trust to manage your investments and provide financial guidance?  Do you have a plan, and if so, do you adhere to it?  Do you know if your investments are optimized?

Most people agree that they should have an investment strategy and that it should be reviewed and updated periodically.  Yet many people do not.  It is important to prioritize financial planning and even more important to put that responsibility in the hands of a trusted financial adviser.

Blanchette Financial Group is a company you can trust, whether you have a simple statement question or you need guidance on more complex financial matter.  Steve can assist with managing investments, and planning for the future whether that be a 529 plan or assessing long-term care options for an aging parent.  Take financial planning off of the to-do-list and schedule a meeting to review your specific needs.

 

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Best of Newburyport
Real Estate Attorneys – Real Estate Lawyers

Liberty Law – A Concierge Level – Boutique Law Firm

Searching for a top shelf real estate attorney?  Liberty Law is a Newburyport, Massachusetts concierge, boutique law firm with an experienced team of real estate lawyers concentrating in all aspects of Residential & Commercial Real Estate, Business, Venture Capital, Product / Invention Development and Licensing as well as private equity and strategy. The goal of the Firm is to manage these often competing business and legal areas professionally and in a manner which produces the most successful legal and business result for our clients in all areas of: Residential & Commercial Real Estate LawCondo Conversions, Business Law Start-Up, Product / Invention Development & Licensing, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity & Strategy.

Liberty Law real estate lawyers are based out of Newburyport and Boston and proudly represent major lending institutions and banks across New England and beyond as well as start-up companies and ventures, real estate development firms, manufacturing ventures, environmental engineering firms, closely held corporations and government agencies.  In addition, the Law Firm represents lenders, buyers and sellers of real estate in a variety of property matters from residential and commercial transactions and loans, to venture capital, business financing & funding, corporate concerns as well as inventors and product developers – including clients who, with our assistance from inception, have successfully licensed their product inventions into the mass-market retail channels such as Wal-Mart, K-Mart, Toys R Us, CVS, Bed Bath Beyond, Target and other retailers both domestically, and markets abroad.  Through a professional and innovative approach to providing highly expert and competitive legal services, Liberty Law has earned the loyalty and confidence of our various and diverse client base.

Whether searching for a real estate attorney or simply the answer to a real estate question, Liberty Law, a sophisticated boutique law firm  draws upon the knowledge of these varying areas of real estate law in an ever changing legal and regulatory environment, while plying our experience in complex negotiations for the advancement and protection our clients’ best interests.

Liberty Law is a Newburyport based Law Firm with offices located in both the Seaport District of Boston, as well as a new office in Portsmouth, NH.  Liberty law proudly represents its diverse and innovative clients in all facets of Residential & Commercial Real Estate Conveyancing, Zoning, Land Use and Permit Applications before local/state boards, Condo Conversions, entrepreneurship and business / deal strategy. As coastal real estate and legal experts, the attorneys at Liberty work with and assemble only the most qualified talent, engineers and other professionals so as to ensure that its clients enjoy the very best level of team talent available  – all with a focus toward bringing a clients’ deal, transaction, project or matter to a creative, driven and successful resolution.

Founding real estate attorneys Robert Ciampitti, Jr. and Charles S. Palmisano, along with Partner Mike B. McCarthy frequently author and lecturer on a variety of topics in residential & commercial real estate, business, zoning and environmental law and have each co-authored or contributed to Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education publications.  Attorney Rob Ciampitti has also published in the nationally-circulated Environmental Law Journal on the topics of toxicology and expert testimony in proving environmental damages – and was a former Visiting Professor of Business Law at Salem State University, Salem, Massachusetts.  Mr. Ciampitti has also served on the Newburyport Zoning Board of Appeals for over 18 years and is currently the Board’s Chairman.

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Newburyport, MA 01950
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F: 800-499-0080

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How can you be immediately in the know about Newburyport homes for sale? Contact one of the many exceptional real estate agents from BENTLEY’S Greater Newburyport, check new listings on the the Search Real Estate tab of Newburyport.com and sign up to receive alerts about new homes for sale in Newburyport. The BENTLEY’S Greater Newburyport Real Estate Team is an independent brokerage providing extensive experience helping clients buy and sell homes on the North Shore, Southern New Hampshire and down to Boston. BENTLEY’S has been the top producing real estate team in Essex Country for the the past four years and has a very strong reputation in the Greater Newburyport community.

For most people, a home purchase or sale is the largest financial transaction they will make in their lifetime.  It is critical to work with a real estate agent and company with a proven track record.  The BENTLEY’S Greater Newburyport team has sold more homes then any other real estate team on the North Shore so they offer tremendous experience as they are familiar with every possible scenario and can recommend optimal solutions.  There are so many homes for sale. When you find the one you love you need an agent who can negotiate on your behalf and ensure that they help secure your dream home. If you are selling you are looking for someone who can help position the unique attributes of your property and help get you the highest possible price point.

Team Leader Robert Bentley is Greater Newburyport’s No. 1 Real Estate Agent for six consecutive years (2011-2016), and a Power Player for REAL Estate Talk Boston on Boston.com. Follow his team as they provide real estate reviews and share with you amazing luxury listings for sale in the Newburyport area. You can also search all MLS listings here for free, or receive an online estimate of your property with BENTLEY’S exclusive Bestimate tool.

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Explore this 18th Century luxury listing on the Upper Green in Newbury, MA. A true antique redesign, with a combination of historic architecture and fresh interior renovations.

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Headliner events gaining exposure from Sky Lines Aerial Ads includes Bike Week in Laconia, NH, NASCAR at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, and of course, various events throughout Newburyport, Massachusetts on behalf of Newburyport.com.

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