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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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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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