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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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Best Dog Houses – From Top Celebrity To Backyard Dog House Plans

  MY BEST BACKYARD DOG HOUSE by Brian Alan Burhoe     All but one of our dogs have lived indoors, just going out for fun, walks and exercise.  But we’ve still, over the years, built dog houses out back … Continue reading






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Rescued Dogs, Cats, Farm Animals & Others – Fostering Or Homing Rescued Animals

  Rescued Dogs, Cats, Farm Animals & Others     “Tears welled up in both of us when we saw them — all wagging tails and puppy kisses even after being so abused by our ‘superior race’.  They were still … Continue reading






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FLEAS ON DOGS: How To Get Rid Of Fleas Naturally

Tick season is supposed to be over — at least here along the ragged coast of Nova Scotia. But it isn’t.  We’re still finding ticks on Mocha, our German Shepherd.  Those little dark ticks — the Lyme Disease carrying ones… … Continue reading






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