Can Dogs Get Heatstroke?

Happy first day of summer! Seems like a great time to remind all of us to keep our dogs cool when the temperatures go up. Because, yes, they can get heatstroke. Here’s a nifty graphic from the Texas Veterinary Medical … Continue reading

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Queen, Duchess of Cornwall Mark Medical Detection Dogs 10th Anniversary

The UK charity Medical Detection Dogs is marking a decade of dogged dedication to helping people in need, and Queen Elizabeth and Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall joined in the celebration of the… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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Shelter Dogs Prepare for Royal Wedding by Barking “Here Comes the Bride”

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is just around the corner, and romantics and royal watchers of both the two- and four-legged variety are celebrating, including an array of adorable… [[ This is a summary only. Click the … Continue reading

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Get Working Dogs From Shelters – Not From European Breeders!

Photo by Universal K9 Why does the United States military – and various police departments around the country – continue to spend tens of thousands of dollars per dog to buy potential working dogs from Eastern Europe? Not long ago … Continue reading

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Are Cats More Sophisticated Gourmets Than Dogs?

I read many interesting articles in the New York Times pertaining to dogs and cats, and I was especially curious about this article, which considered which of the two species has a more highly attuned sense of taste and smell. … Continue reading

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Dogs Blacklisted by Insurance Companies

From an article in Psychology Today: Because dog bites account for up to one-third of the claims paid out by home insurers, they may be sensitive to the type of dog you have in your homeThey can refuse to provide … Continue reading

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Living With Dogs Appears To Help Humans Live Longer

Maybe someday doctors will advise patients at risk of cardiovascular disease to not only improve their diet and physical activity, but also to adopt a dog! Photo Credit: Bethany Meissner   Most people who have adopted a dog believe that … Continue reading

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Hi Jim, I am reading your book, The Found Dogs. I …

Hi Jim,I am reading your book, The Found Dogs. I love the book. As I was reading about each dog, I saw that several have crossed the Rainbow Bridge, it's sad, but it is happy that they were loved and … Continue reading

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Table Scraps Do’s & Don’ts For Dogs

At holiday times there are often enticing and bountiful meals, with lots of leftovers. Can your dog share in more than the delicious aromas? That depends – but certainly whatever you share should be about the experience they’ll have of … Continue reading

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