Vaccination Dangers to Your Best Friend

May 26, 2011

Like me, you undoubtedly take the health of your dogs very seriously. When the email alerts and the postcards came from our vet, in the past, I immediately made the appointment. However, I now believe, after many tears and heartache, that I should have been more knowledgeable about pros and cons of vaccinations. Here’s my [...]

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Rescued Dogs Become Rescuers

May 24, 2011

Jagger, a yellow Lab, was a stray who luckily found his way to the Haven Humane Shelter in Redding, CA. Although severely malnourished, his high-wattage personality attracted a Search Dog Foundation volunteer. With much nurturing, Jagger eventually became healthy enough to be trained for search & rescue duties. His companion and fellow rescuer, Jason Smith, [...]

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Rover Emergency Readiness Tips

May 12, 2011

Your dog depends on you. Having an emergency action plan in place is part of being a responsible doggie parent. With fires, tornados, floods and earthquakes in the news, planning ahead for “just in case” situations is a excellent idea. Here’s a checklist of emergency preparation ideas for you to consider for your four-footed friend: [...]

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A Winning JetBlue & Kimpton Hotels Best Pet Yet Promotion

May 5, 2011

Spread the word! You could win just by uploading your pet photo via Twitter. And Cesar Milan’s Milan Foundation get donations for every pet photo that is uploaded. Details are here: www.jetblue.com/pet-contest.

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Bond Part II

May 4, 2011

A video of Sasa & Eames, our latest “Dog Tales” feature– social grooming to Adele’s tune “Don’t You Remember”!? Sasa & Eames

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Bond. Eames Bond.

April 29, 2011

Rowena says: “I wanted to wait till after the Holidays; but sometimes love finds you. Hubby had been wanting a second, manly-man, dog but I hesitated. But my hesitation didn’t last long when we saw a gangly golden retriever at the San Francisco SPCA. Porsche’s face was full of love and yet loneliness at the [...]

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Winston the Wonder Dog

April 26, 2011

My friend Ed’s dog Winston is a Golden Retriever-they live in Plymouth MN. Their neighbor kids taught him to dive for their pool toys – those rubber torpedo things. He would watch you drop it in then go after it dog paddling till he could see it then ramming his head into the water and [...]

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What are they thinking?

April 7, 2011

Time Magazine’s video documents some canine research about dogs intelligence. Brian Hare, anthropologist at Duke, and his colleagues’ studies may help us to train our buddies more effectively. Watch Time Magazine’s video about Dr. Hare’s testing.

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Top 10 Dog Friendly Beaches in the US

March 11, 2011

Del Mar Beach, San Diego, CA Fort DeSoto Beach, Florida Dog Beach, California Cape San Blas, Florida Carmel City Beach, California Hunting Island, South Carolina St. George Island, Florida Ft. Fisher State Recreation Area, North Carolina Pistol River State Scenic Viewpoint, Oregon

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Not Just a Pretty Face

February 22, 2011

I was touched by an article about one of the Westminster dogs, Wyatt– he didn’t win at the show, but is a winner nevertheless. It turns out that Wyatt is a service dog that works with special needs children. His owner, Janice Wolfe, is the founder of Merlin’s Kids– a wonderful non-profit. Check out this [...]

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