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In America, parades, fireworks, food and fun-filled gatherings on the 4th of July are a time-honored tradition. For some Americans, particularly combat veterans, Independence Day is anything but fun. When deciding how to celebrate America's birthday this year, keep our veterans and active military members in mind.

It's that time of year when family and friends travel, gather together and celebrate the holidays with big meals, special treats and lots of festivities. While Thanksgiving can be an amazingly fun time of year, for many people, pets and working dogs, it can be very stressful. Here are some important considerations for keeping your Service Dog happy over the coming days.

As a way to say "thank you" to everyone who's helped support our goals of furthering training and behavioral standards for Service Dog teams in America this year, we're hosting the first United States Service Dog Registry Howly Jowly Service Dog Gear Giveaway. We've got a big stack of gear, books, training DVDs, treats and all kinds of other goodies up for grabs and it's our hope to help make the holidays brighter for as many Service Dog teams as we can. There's no cost to participate, shipping for your prizes is free of charge and absolutely anyone with a Service Dog or SDIT is welcome to participate.

Halloween 2013 is tomorrow and with it comes fall festivals, parties and trick-or-treating. While Halloween events are fun and exciting for the entire family, this most spooky of nights also carries many dangers, particularly for four-legged pack members. Before heading out to celebrate Halloween 2013, review our list of precautions to learn how to keep you and your Service Dog safe and your night of frights as trouble-free as possible.