Category Archives: dog love

A dog’s life well-lived to the end

Mac came into the shelter in very good condition. He hadn’t been tied to a chain, made to guard a junkyard, abused or otherwise neglected. He was given up by a sobbing owner no longer able to care for him.  This was 2007, and … Continue reading

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How to Build a Retriever

How many times have you wished you could exercise your dog without pounding the pavement on yet another trudge past the same old light poles? Teach your dog to retrieve and you have instant, interactive playtime. My bully mix, Mac, … Continue reading

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Disfunctional dog behavior

Dogs have their own personalities (dogonalities?), likes and dislikes, but as their owners and constant companions, we have great influence over them.  Sometimes the behavior we think is cute is actually disfunctional. A potential client called me while I was making dinner to … Continue reading

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Dog as Woman’s BFF

Dog as Woman’s BFF We don’t need chick lit or the Lifetime network to tell us that dogs can be woman’s best friend. The role of dogs in the household has changed drastically in the last few hundred years. Prior … Continue reading

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