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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...

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...

November 1, 2013

OK, this is going to be a rant.  Doodles or "Doods" as they are sometimes called is not a breed.  It's a mixed-breed.  Calling it a "Designer Dog" or an "Exotic Breed" or a 'Hybrid" is a blatant misdirection to try and hide the fact that Doodles are mutts....

August 20, 2010

 

The short answer is "Security" & "Safety".

 

Some people believe that putting a dog in a crate is mean or inhumane.  To the contrary, if you love your dog, it should be crate trained.  Dogs are "den" animals by nature.  That's why they might crawl under a table, desk or...

May 18, 2004

There is no such animal.  So, stop looking.

By Jon Katz


Posted on MSN, Tuesday, May 18, 2004, at 5:46 AM PT

 

We do not necessarily agree 100% with Mr. Katz rant.  But, he does raise some interesting points for you (as a puppy buyer) to consider.

 

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Americans love anim...

January 17, 2002

 

The short answer is; Quality breeders do not want their puppies (or descendants carrying their kennel name) to fall into an improper breeding program by accident or ill design.  Reputable breeders go to great lengths to make sure they do not contribute to pet overpopu...

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