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Book Review: “One Good Dog”

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I found this book reviewed in a magazine I read a few months ago, based on the review I added it to my list of ones to read, and after finishing it today I’m very glad I did! There are many “a man and his dog” books available, I’ve read a few of them, but […]

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  April 6, 2011   No comments

Is Your Pet Head of the House?

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With so many households now including pets, their role in the family dynamic is changing.  While owning pets can have a calming effect in many instances, the pets can create tension in other relationships. Some families use their pets as peace keepers and often the pet, sensing tension, will do whatever possible to make peace. […]

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  March 19, 2011   No comments

Dogs Have the Right Perspective

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I’ve written before about all our pets can teach us, but I read this in the latest issue of  The Bark Magazine and liked it so much I wanted to share. Dogs have the right idea when it comes to: Having the capacity for unselfish love.  Dogs love us regardless of our faults and know […]

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  March 8, 2011   No comments

Dogs: They Make Us More Human

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I found this article by Linda Valdez on the azcentral.com site and thought it was great.  I edited it a bit but  the gist is still intact.  Enjoy! Humans spend plenty of money on their dogs. The American Pet Products Association estimates that pet owners in the United States spent $47.7 billion on their pets […]

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  January 3, 2011   No comments

Posts We Liked in 2010

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As 2010 draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year that was with some of our favorite posts: Do You Hear What I Hear?  A closer look at our pets and their senses Show Me Your Pearly Whites-Like us, our pets enjoy having a bright, shiny smile….ways to keep your pet’s smile […]

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  December 30, 2010   No comments

Five Things to Learn from Your Pet

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I was reading the January 2011 issue of Real Simple magazine this morning and came across this article.  I really liked it so thought I’d share: Celebrate everything. Even if I’m gone only 10 minutes, when I get home Bo and Jessie are so glad to see me!  Take time to acknowledge and celebrate the […]

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  December 11, 2010   No comments
Can You Read Your Pet’s Mind?

Can You Read Your Pet’s Mind?

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Ever gotten a look from your pet and wondered what he’s trying to tell you?  If so, there may be a way to read your pet’s mind using a pet psychic.  With 62% of American households now including a pet, and more than $45 billion dollars being spent annually on pet products and services, more […]

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  August 29, 2010   No comments

It’s National Assistance Dog Week

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This week it’s time to honor assistance dogs and all the work they do to enrich the lives of people with disabilities.  A “service animal” as defined by The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is “any guide dog, signal dog, or other animal individually trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability.”  The […]

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  August 8, 2010   No comments