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Dog Friendships that Defy Nature

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But they were eventually reunited when the shelter found a family willing to adopt a pair of pet friends that defies nature. Do Dogs Like Cats?   Friendships between dogs and cats — and sometimes between dogs and other animals, such as ducks and birds and bunnies — are seemingly unnatural. Let loose on a playground; […]

How Do You Plan and Throw a Party For Your Dog?

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As one of the world’s leading party organizers for dogs, however, she frequently leaves her restaurant to orchestrate perfect pooch parties. Working with such an expert means the doggie sky, and perhaps your budget, are the only limitations. From Weddings to Fashion Shows For Your Dog In the past, Moore baked wedding cakes for human […]

Faux Fidos Mimic Real Dog Behavior

Imagine the delight residents in several St. Louis nursing homes recently experienced when a dog, tail wagging cheerfully, pranced into their community rooms. Like all well-socialized dogs, this mutt, named Aibo, responded to the elderly residents’ petting and praise.  But there’s a big difference between Aibo and the typical terrier. Aibo is a robotic dog. […]

Twelve Days of Dog Holiday Gifting

Santa Paws is making his list. All dogs — naughty and nice — are on it, so it’s time to consider what gifts might be best for both your budget and your furry pal this holiday season. You won’t find lords-a-leaping or maids-a-milking here. Instead, with assistance from dog trainers and an online doggie boutique […]

Dog Training Can Be Fun and Games

In 1973, Kay Laurence got her first dog, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel, and a life-changing piece of advice from her father. “You’d better take a training class,” he said. Thirty-five years later, Laurence is the head of the class. Based in the UK, she runs Learning About Dogs, a business that organizes conferences and […]

What You Need to Know When Taking Your Dog on Holiday

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When Gerard Hanson of New York City planned a road trip to visit a friend in Maine, he was excited to bring his puppy, Charles, along. But the trip did not go smoothly. “Charles got carsick,” explains Hanson. “Then my friend didn’t want me leaving him at his house alone for more than an hour […]

Exercise With Your Dog to Prevent Obesity

According to the National Pet Obesity Awareness Day Study conducted by 95 veterinary clinics nationwide, more than 44 percent of all dogs are overweight or downright obese. The fat stats for people in America are even higher, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting that around 67 percent of adults are heavier than […]