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5 Life Lessons I Learned From My Dog in 33 Seconds

As well as I thought I knew my Labrador, Gina, she even surprised me recently during this recent run at an AKC agility trial.  It never ceases to amaze me how much I continue to learn from my dogs. …

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Stray Dog Who Swallowed Basketball Makes Amazing Recovery

Pets, especially dogs, have the unfortunate habit of swallowing all sorts of crazy non-edible objects from legos and beer bottles to wallets full of cash, but I think Hannah, the pit bull mix currentl…

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5 Surprising Ways To Save Your Dog’s Hearing

May 31 is Save Your Hearing Day. Let's also make it Save Your Dog's Hearing Day. It's extremely common for senior dogs to gradually lose their hearing, often until it's completely diminished. However,…

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World’s Funniest Dog Video

Even though I'm aware that the woman speaking could improve her training style and her choice of a dog treat could be healthier, this video still cracks me up every time I watch it. It probably helps …

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The Story of SmokeyBear & His Resilient Leg

Every year our family fosters a few homeless mama cats and their kittens for the Humane Society -- in general, a very rewarding and heartwarming experience, even with all the poop scooping. But our mo…

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Can Dogs Replace Drugs to Help Veterans Overcome PTSD?

Any dog lover can tell you how much their dog lifts their spirits and provides emotional support. Research even shows that having a dog can increase your happiness. But, new research is starting to sh…

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7 Most Bizarre Feral Animal Populations

Escaped zoo animals. Frustrated pet parents. Pet store fires. Whatever the reason, the world is full of animals in places that they never were before. From primates in the United States to tropical bi…

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Service Dog Receives College Diploma

This year about 2,500 students just graduated from Idaho State University. Embracing the rite-of-passage of the newly-educated, most also participated in a commencement ceremony to receive their hard-…

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Do You Have More Dog Beds Than Dogs?

I confess. I have an obsession with dog beds. I keep looking for the perfect one (or two or 10). But, when I upgrade, I just hate to discard the last one. My dogs, Sanchez and Gina, have a huge choice…

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Smart Dogs With Polite Table Manners (Adorable Video)

Dogs are very happy when they have a job to perform and they are paid well for their work. The beautiful Goldens in this video not only take a moment to pray while grace is said for their meal, but th…

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Doggie is keping kitty awake with his snoring. Cute couple.

I never understood the so-called 10 percent myth. For one thing, the brain is supposedly a mystery,…

Sad story. I hope the author has a better ending to her own marriage.

Like Kamia T. I give my dog a "treat" from what I'm eating, after I'm done eating so she doesn't beg…