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Wackiest Dog and Cat Pet Names of the Year Announced

  Results of the Wacky Dog & Cat Pet Names Competition Are In — Top 10 Dog & Cat Pet Names of 2017…     With Be Kind To Animals Week and National Pet Week upon us, it’s time to … Continue reading






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Military War Dogs: Celebrating National K9 Veterans Day

  National K9 Veterans Day Honours America’s Military Dogs     American Humane Celebrating the Holiday by Opening Nominations for Annual American Humane Lois Pope LIFE K-9 Medal of Courage Awards   “Freedom is never more than one generation away … Continue reading






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HEROIC DOGS: First Paw Of Courage Awards for Working Canines

  The American Kennel Club Announces First Set Of 2017 AKC Paw Of Courage Awards     We love our heroic dogs. As a young Boomer, I never missed Lassie and Rin-Tin-Tin — always to our rescue. And real life … Continue reading






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Gentle Giant George: Rescue Dog Rescues Human – Book Review

Free Days With George: Learning Life’s Little Lessons from One Very Big Dog by Colin Campbell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Anyone who’s read my reviews probably noticed this: I only review books I like. I generally like yarns … Continue reading






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NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE DOGS: Huskies and Other Sled Dogs

  NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE DOGS: Huskies and Other Sled Dogs     “On you huskies!”  It’s our most iconic Canadian image: a lone Mountie mushing his sled dogs across the savage Northern wilderness.   And not only loving it — … Continue reading






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ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE DOGS: The German Shepherd K9

  ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE DOGS: The German Shepherd     “Police Dogs’ Lives Matter Too.”  You’ve probably heard this motto.  It’s a heartfelt sentiment, and one that means a lot to those of us who know that animal family … Continue reading






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Dog Training Videos: Coming Home to Doggy Destruction

  Coming Home to Doggy Destruction – What To Do   Was a time when “dog training” didn’t come up in the average family.  Unless you were teaching a specific working breed how to perform its job — guard dog, … Continue reading






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The Alpha Dog: Be Pack Leader Your Dog Wants

  The Alpha Dog: Be Pack Leader Your Dog Wants     We’ve got coyotes. And we’ve got a big German Shepherd. The coyotes come and go.  They follow the deer who love our old apple trees.  And the rabbits, … Continue reading






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Puppy Training: How to Train a Primo Puppy Dog

  Puppy Training: How to Train a Primo Puppy Dog     We’re a three dog family (one after another, and not counting the dogs my wife grew up with as a girl).  Yukon King, Brandy and Mocha. One, a … Continue reading






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Are Wolfdogs Legal? Wolfdog Facts & Fiction

  Are Wolfdogs Legal? Wolfdog Facts & Fiction     As I wrote in my popular article DOG INTELLIGENCE – THE TOP 10 MOST INTELLIGENT DOG BREEDS, cross-bred husky/wolf hybrids were once common in the Canadian Northcountry. My short story … Continue reading






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