How to get rid of lice fast in a natural way What to do if you or your kid has lice?You need to know how to get rid of li…

This video answers another common question… How do I get rid of head lice? As long as you have a good lice comb on hand and plenty of everyday hair conditi…
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Big January GIVEAWAY // Win A Prize Package of Goodies Worth $250!

Big January GIVEAWAY // Win A Prize Package of Goodies Worth $  250!

The holiday season has come and gone, but the spirit of giving is still going strong here at Bubby and Bean, thanks to our January sponsors!  This month’s big giveaway features items from several handmade + independent shops and blogs (and Bubby and Bean is getting in on the action too).  The best part is that one lucky Bubby and Bean reader will win it all, valued at more than $ 250!






This giveaway is open to Bubby and Bean followers/subscribers.  If you’re a new reader, please make sure to subscribe first through GFC or Bloglovin’ in order for your entry to count.
Then just leave a comment telling me which item you’d most like to win.

Once you’ve completed the mandatory entry above, you can also gain one additional entry for EACH of the following.  (*Please put each extra entry in a SEPARATE comment in order for it to count).

This giveaway runs through January 30th and is open to Bubby and Bean subscribers worldwide. The winner’s name will be chosen randomly and announced shortly after.  IMPORTANT: Please make sure that you check back after the 30th and/or that there is a way to contact you through your entries in case you are the winner.  Thanks again to our January sponsors for contributing such great prizes!  Good luck!

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The Look!

This is a dog I saw at the Kermesse in Monaco in December.  She was walking around with another dog – and their owner, of course. There were so many people around at this moment that I didn’t ask her name. What a look she is giving me!

Is she a whippet or a greyhound. Looks too big for a whippet perhaps?

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Cool Lice images

Check out these Lice images:

DSC00919 Jumping plant louse

Image by Mick E. Talbot

luizen op een rozenstruik / lice on a rose bush

Image by dietmut

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Awesome App Alert: Pet First Aid

You’re on a walk with your dog. He looks tired. You don’t know if he’s just tired from the walk or if he’s showing early signs of hyperthermia. What do you look for?

Unless you have a lot of experience with dogs or happen to have an emergency medicine textbook on you, you might not know. But thanks to increasingly cooler and better apps, you can get some immediate reassurance from your smartphone.

The latest must-have app for dog and cat owners just came out, and at $ 0.99 there’s no reason not to download it right now. The Pet First Aid app from the American Red Cross was developed in conjunction with the vets at Penn, and offers concise, easy to navigate info that you can access in seconds. It’s worth the price just for the 18 second CPR videos covering three sizes of dog and a separate one for cats. (There have been some awful CPR videos out there on YouTube, just sayin’.)


I just bought it and put it on all the smart apps in the house. The pictures (dog with bee sting!) and videos (bulldog in respiratory distress!) are ones you can use to educate yourself, or for the vets out there serves as a quick and easy resource to show clients in the exam room. And it has quizzes (thank goodness I passed all the ones I took, that would have been embarrassing.)

Click here to view the embedded video.

Thanks Red Cross for another great- and affordable- resource!

Pet First Aid at itunes

Pet First Aid at Google Play

Pawcurious: With Pet Lifestyle Expert and Veterinarian Dr. V.

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Lucy, the World’s Smallest Working Dog, Is a Rescue Sucess

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So after the bummer news on Thursday, we all kind of sat around in shock. Then the Dogster team decided, "Aw fluff it, let's go get lunch." So we did. After lunch, we had a group hug. And me, being the shortest of the group, got everyone's armpit in my face. Fortunately, everyone had remembered to wear deodorant. (Yours truly, however ... )

You might call me the "smallest employee of Dogster," and then Lucy the Yorkie and I would have something in common. Lucy is the Guinness World Record holder of Smallest Working Dog. The pint-size rescue is a certified therapy animal, AKC Good Canine Citizen, and certified caring hospice volunteer.

But Lucy's story almost didn't have such a happy ending! Lucy was one of a few dogs her former owner was trying desperately to rehome, going so far as taking the dogs door to door to see if anyone would adopt them. She walked into the shop in which the person who would become her new owner, Sally, was working; however, Lucy was hidden in a carrier. Sally asked to see Lucy, and the woman resisted -- Lucy was tiny and sickly with dirty, matted fur. But once Sally saw the pup, that was that. She took the dog, unsure of what would happen next except that she'd just made a promise. Fortunately, it all worked out well, and after some grooming and a trip to the vet, the little dog perked right up, and now gives back to her community.

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It's official!

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Go, Lucy, go!

Even though she is tiny, Lucy brings tremendous joy to the people and patients she works with, performing agility tricks that, at least for a little while, distract people from whatever might be ailing them. And for people like me, she's an inspiration, a reminder that even the smallest among us can do great, great things.

And anyway! There are benefits to being petite, such as:

Buying clothes out of the kids' section

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Okay, sometimes the styles are a little childish, but hey! They're almost always cheaper!

Sleeping in just about any space

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And that includes plane seats!

Fitting inside of other people's coats

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It's cuddly warm in there!

No sun puddle is too small

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Yay! Sunshine!

Looking skinny when compared to everyone else

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And when you lose just, like, a pound, you look great!

All photos via Lucy's Facebook page -- go check it out and tell her that Dogster sent you!

Check out these adorable stories on Dogster:

About Liz Acosta: Dogster's former Cuteness Correspondent, Liz still manages the site's daily "Awws," only now she also wrangles Dogster's social media. That's why she wants you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and -- her personal favorite -- Instagram. See ya there!

The Scoop | The Scoop

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Team seeks source of body, head lice pathology

Team seeks source of body, head lice pathology
Pittendrigh, working with John M. Clark of the University of Massachusetts and others, previously compared the sequences of protein-coding genes in head and body lice, finding the two belonged to the same species, despite body lice being bigger than

Lice Happens owners to talk shop with Annapolis entrepreneurs
M.J. Eckert and Nancy Fields of Lice Happens will be the keynote speakers for the Annapolis Entrepreneurs and Inventors Program on Thursday. Sponsored by the Annapolis Economic Development Corp., the program is designed to give entrepreneurs and 

Mom totes knife to school after lice call
JEFFERSON — A Kingsville Elementary School parent was arrested Wednesday afternoon after allegedly bringing a knife on school property when she came to pick up her child because she had head lice. Dora L. Hannold, 46, of 3947 Gore Road, Conneaut 
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Love—it’s what makes a Subaru–and a very effective ad campaign for dog lovers

Three years ago Subaru began their Love campaign. By tapping into the power of love, they have doubled market share and exceeded eleven other car makers on a list of best selling cars. Instead of showing sexy men and women driving cars like maniacs, [Professional drivers on closed course. Do not attempt] Subaru has tapped into the strongest human emotion by showing family vignettes — a father imagining his teenage daughter in the driver’s seat…
The Poodle (and Dog) Blog

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Fidji, the Groendale

This beautiful Groendale (Belgian Shepherd Dog) is another I met in the veterinary surgery the other day.  She’s called Fidji and is 3 years old. She lives in Cap d’Ail.  I love the beautiful sensitive faces of this breed.

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Big Lice says 'No Motion No Calypso'

head lice memo

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inside joke for anyone following the OLRB hearings this week

Big Lice says 'No Motion No Calypso'
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – DESPITE declaring that he would not be competing in this year's Senior Calypso Monarch Competition, Duncan 'Big Lice' Wattley is expected to release a song that explains the reasons for his non-participation. The calypsonian of 

Advocate Editorial Board opinion: Providing education district's main goal
The CDC's website says: "Students diagnosed with live head lice do not need to be sent home early from school; they can go home at the end of the day, be treated and return to class after appropriate treatment has begun. … Head lice can be a nuisance
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