Category Archives: parenting

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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Tough times? You need your dog more than ever.

The emails come in daily. ‘Owner lost job, dog needs new home’ or ‘family downsizing due to economy, dog needs new home’. These are newer pleas that can be added to ‘owner moving, dog needs new home’ or my personal … Continue reading

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Kids and Dogs- What’s Wrong With This Picture?

A good relationship between our kids and the family dog makes for playful days on the lawn and contented evenings in the family room. Have you studied your dog’s body language as he interacts with your children? Continue reading

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