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Bark for Life

April 23, 2014

"What do you mean you don't want to go for a walk?"

“What do you mean you don’t want to go for a walk?”

You’ve likely heard of Relay for Life, a program where teams of runners raise money for those with cancer, but this is the first I’ve heard of dogs getting involved. Cincinnati.com is announcing the 2nd Annual Bark for Life event, to be held April 26th, 10 am – noon, at Ault Park.
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Now that’s hardly fair!

April 22, 2014

shutterstock_67431082The South Florida Sun Sentinel reported yesterday on an Easter Egg Hung for dogs, held in Easterlin Park. Here’s the thing, they set out dog biscuits for the dogs to find, but they didn’t want them to eat them!
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Rescue, the Assistance Dog

April 21, 2014

Photo courtesy Kensky and Downes, by way of NPR.org.

Photo courtesy Kensky and Downes, by way of NPR.org.

Today, the Boston Marathon continued its proud tradition of attracting the best of the best to the city to compete in one of the most famous races in the world. Of course, with the calamitous ending to last year’s race, this one will be extra special.
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Shelter Sunday: Animal Advocates of Howard County / Ellicott City, MD

April 20, 2014

Daisy MDMeet Daisy Mae! This adult Beagle mix is currently living in Ellicott City, Maryland, with Animal Advocates of Howard County. Here’s what their website has to say about this pretty girl.
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Ava, rescued from the streets of LA, now needs home

April 18, 2014

Another touching street rescue from Eldad Hagar of Hope for Paws, with a little help from Death Row Dogs.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Dog scan beats out CAT scan

April 17, 2014


I’m betting this woman is REALLY glad she has a dog! A recent episode of “Secret Life of Dogs” on BBC Earth highlighted the story of Max, a collie mix, who had an important message for his mama, Maureen Burns.
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Virtual Leash Brings Your Dog Home

April 16, 2014

This is a cool new idea from the good folks at Dog Tag Art. It allows you to create a website just for your dog, which is really nothing new. Their twist on it, however, is that you put the website URL on your dog’s tag, allowing anyone who finds your dog when it is lost to log on and find out contact information not only for you, but for whomever might be more accessible at the time.
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Faster than a speeding locomotive…well, sort of

April 16, 2014

When the Metro-North train left the South Bronx last week on its way to Manhattan, so did a small mixed-breed dog. Engineer Joseph Delia saw the dog and slowed the train to avoid hitting her. At one point, the dog even got ahead of the train and jumped onto the tracks, spurring fears she would be electrocuted by the third rail.
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Saturday Survey: Training Your Dog

April 12, 2014

We featured a video earlier in the week of an extremely well-trained dog who followed commands like “1 step”, “back up” and “slow” while never taking his eyes off of the toy he so clearly wanted to play with. Could you and your dog do that?

Could you train your dog like the one in Monday's video?

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Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Friday Funny: Lazy Cat

April 11, 2014

This cat is almost as big as the dog, but the dog does a great job of making the cat come home. (I think the lady is saying “ici” which is French for “here.”)

So cute!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

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