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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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Mixed Breed Dogs Finally Invited to Westminster Dog Show

For the first time since its 138 year old history, the famed Westminster Kennel Club, will include mixed-breed dogs. But instead of being judged on appearance and temperament, they earn points for spe…

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Do Dogs Really Need Initials After Their Name?

Today, I added the initials AXJ to my dog's name. Gina earned a new agility tilte (with a first place ribbon) and is now officially  Georgina AX, AXJ, NF, CGC (Agility Excellent, Agility Excellent J…

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