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10 Reasons Dogs Make The Best Valentine’s Dates

When you are single on February 14th, all the romance advertising can make you feel that you need a date on Valentine's Day to be happy. But, the truth is, your best Valentine's date is already greeti…

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What to Do if You See a Dog Chained Up in Freezing Temperatures

For animal lovers, seeing a dog tied up outside elicits a visceral response. Many times the chain is meant as a dog sitter, a way to get the dog out of its owner's hair. The dog is stuck and if the ow…

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What’s the Most Embarrassing Thing Your Pet Has Ever Done?

The subject of our dogs' embarrassing moments came up in conversation with friends recently.  People shared stories about dogs peeing on Christmas trees while visiting friends, stealing food from a ne…

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Holiday Shopping for People Who Don’t Want to Leave Their Dogs at Home

My dogs are practically professional shoppers. It's actually rare you'll find me somewhere without one of them. Sanchez and Gina are 'career change' dogs from Guide Dogs for the Blind. Early socializa…

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Woman Spends $35,000 Searching for Lost Dog

Janet Mihalyfi of Washington, D.C., has spent the last year in a tireless — and expensive — search for her beloved dog Havoc. Mihalyfi was taking her 5-year-old Rottweiler mix and another dog for a…

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Meet the Dog That’s Allergic to People

When Adam, a Black Labrador, arrived at the Lucky Dog Retreat Rescue in Indianapolis, his skin was cracked and hair was falling out. He couldn't stop scratching and biting himself and his caregivers w…

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5 Fearless Dog Breeds

Some dogs will face down a cougar or rush into a burning building to save a child. Others will duck and hide when threatened. Yes, there are small, yappy dogs that won’t run from a fight, but they lac…

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10 Reasons I’m Grateful for My Dogs on World Gratitude Day

World Gratitude Day is September 21st, and it is reminding me to take a few extra moments and cherish the many gifts in my life, including my beloved dogs, Sanchez and Gina. Sanchez came into my li…

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The Real History of Pit Bulls Might Surprise You

Pit bulls have a reputation as brutal fighting dogs that attack without warning, and it is completely unfair. Learn how pit bulls went from being the family dog to being feared. Every time I read a…

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Exercising With Dogs: DOs & DONTs

Turns out your best workout buddy might have four legs instead of two. Dedicated to routine, canines won’t let you skip your morning workout as long as they are included. As a result, you’ll both get …

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