Category Archives: dogs

Remembering Lily the Therapy Dog

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Two Ways of Thinking About Good Dogs

Are good dogs born that way? Or… well, take a look. And about my good dog — I’ve been working hard to train my exuberant, happy puppy to tame her energy and greet people and dogs in a calm manner. … Continue reading

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Great Info! How to Examine Your Dog

Shea Cox, DVM of offers a 4 part guide on DIY Physical Exam: An “owner’s manual” for your dog. Thank you Shea! Part 1 in a 4 Part Guide Shea Cox, DVM | August 23, 2012  

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Just One Day…

“On June 11, we asked shelters across the country to stop killing so that we can become a No Kill nation for Just One Day. We challenged them to put down the “euthanasia needles” and pick up cameras instead: to … Continue reading

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A Great Therapy Dog Story for the New Year

Dogs are the ultimate practitioners of mindfulness — of the canine kind. They are grateful for each day, each moment, and that’s where they live, love, share and give back. Dobie is an example. Read his story, it will make … Continue reading

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Sophia’s Bella

“Bella looked so cute while she was sleeping. I just couldn’t resist sketching her.” Sophia, age 12

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Calling All Artists and Writers…

Do you have a sketch or drawing of your dog that you’d like to share here? Or maybe you have a story or vignette…  Please email me via the “comments” section below, and I’ll post your work for all to … Continue reading

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What Not to Feed Dogs and Cats

A short list of foods that are toxic to dogs and cats is here.

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Another Great Therapy Dog Story

Are dogs intuitive healers? Take a look at look at this from Largo, Florida.

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Airport Dog!

As a veteran Delta Society Pet Partner, I’ve seen how a visit from a friendly dog can help soothe an anxious person, bring a moment of joy to someone experiencing sadness, or simply provide a nice break in the midst … Continue reading

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