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  • Posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

    New research looks at PTSD therapy through dogs

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    A surprising solution to post-traumatic stress disorder may be found in the comfort of dogs. A recent story in the Hampton Roads, Va. Daily Press quoted a Marine on the solace he has found in bonding with …read more »

  • Posted on Thursday, January 30th, 2014

    Keeping your dog safe in colder weather

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    With some American cities experiencing bitter cold temperatures, dog owners need to make plans for the safety and comfort of their pets. Years ago, it was common to let so-called outdoor dogs spend the night in …read more »

  • Posted on Thursday, January 16th, 2014

    Give your dog a fresh start for 2014

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    You may be considering how you can improve your life in the new year – but what about your pet’s? For humans, the goals aren’t necessarily just about losing weight. They may decide to improve eating habits, exercise …read more »

  • Posted on Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

    Odd Jobs for Dogs

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    Forget about the usual gigs like hunting and herding and guarding: Some dogs just know how to work outside the box. PBS-TV’s Nova recently reported on some dogs with interesting resumes. They work for Thailand’s Humanitarian Mine Action …read more »

  • Posted on Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

    How to speak Dog

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    If you own a dog, chances are there has been a time or two when you felt as though your pet was speaking to you. Dogs are highly expressive animals, and can often convey their sentiments …read more »

  • Posted on Friday, December 27th, 2013

    Helping your dog find a purpose in life

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    All dog breeds were originally bred to work in some capacity, so it’s important to help all dogs find their purposes in life. While the American Kennel Club (AKC) identifies breeds such as the Chinook, Rottweiler and Saint …read more »