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May 4, 2014

Health Tip:  Dogs should never be left in cars on warm days.  Parking in the shade, with windows cracked open, is not good enough.


Every year, dogs are injured or suffer a miserable death because their owner left them in a parked car — for “just a minute” — to run...

March 25, 2014

Julie and Bill sent us a great video of their boy, Cappy, during a recent training session.


Cappy is in the intermediate Obedience Class. At this class he also got his first experience maneuvering around obstacles by having to weave through some cones that were set up...

March 5, 2014

Labradoodles and other poodle mixes are very trendy, but is it ethical to get one?


From:  AlterNet / By Evelyn Nieves
March 4, 2014


The family—a couple and their four children, ages 5 to 11—wanted a dog in the worst way. Not just any dog, but the type more pop...

March 2, 2014

Article:    “Neither of my dogs killed a shelter dog”

– Our favorite Facebook status update in awhile


A big thanks to dog lover (and Facebook friend) Michelle Gonsalves, for this well worded commentary on “purebred dogs creating shelter dogs”. We couldn’t have...

February 2, 2014


February means Valentines and the Westminster Kennel Club Show.  2014 will be Wesminster's 138th Annual Dog Show.  

If you are new to dog shows we have some links for you that will explain HOW A DOG SHOW WORKS:


The Westminster Kennel Club is a grea...

January 30, 2014

The AKC has developed a written description for every breed of dog they recognize in the USA as a pure bred dog.  It describes the physical characteristics of the dog (acceptable colors, markings, size, bite, etc.) as well as the desired temperament.  This document may...

January 1, 2014

Pets will eat all kinds of bad things.  Goldens are extremely orally fixated.  In other words, they can chew up and swallow everything on this list and more.  They will eat almost anything including poisons (antifreeze/coolant is one of the worste) and they'll chew poi...

December 23, 2013

Our good friends, Larry and Carol, used a photo of Gatsby sitting on a barstool and turned it into a video.  Using the Apple App "My Talking Pet", they created a very funny holiday video.  Yes, we suspect that there might have been some holiday cheer involved while tha...

December 2, 2013

I'm not kidding...


Does your dog spend long periods of time alone?  The best solution is to hire a DogWalker or DogSitter.  If that's not available, here's another idea...


DOGTV provides television for dogs as a 24/7 digital TV channel with dog – friendly programi...

November 11, 2013

Sorry, there is no perfect pet.  If there was it may look like this...


The computer-generated picture was created after a survey of 2,000 British pet lovers revealed the nation's perfect animal was supposedly 49 per cent dog, 35 per cent cat, 9 per cent horse and 7 per...

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