Category Archives: Dog Activities

THE CanAm FLYBALL CLASSIC TO BE BROADCAST ON ESPN2

Photo by Daniel T Phillips Photography
Photo by Daniel T Phillips Photography

The CanAm Flyball Classic will be broadcast on ESPN2. The canine action premieres on Sunday, October 17th, 2021 at 4p.m. ET on ESPN2. The world’s largest flyball tournament is hosted by the North American Flyball Association (NAFA) and will bring the top Flyball teams together in head-to-head competition, taking place on October 8th-October 10th, 2021 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, IN. Continue reading THE CanAm FLYBALL CLASSIC TO BE BROADCAST ON ESPN2

Oooh! Look At All These Upcoming Dog Shows!

AKC.tv is pleased to announce its list of programs slated to air in Fall 2021. From Flyball to Agility to AKC National Championship events, AKC.tv has a variety of live events to entertain and educate dog lovers.

The action begins with the Morris & Essex Kennel Club Dog Show, a highly anticipated event that combines all the aspects of the dog show and social world. The Morris & Essex Kennel Club was founded by Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge in 1927 and is currently held every five years. The 2020 show was postponed to 2021 and over 4,000 dogs are entered this year to compete for Best in Show. Continue reading Oooh! Look At All These Upcoming Dog Shows!

More on the PAWS Act

From left to right: Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), President Joe Biden, Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (NY-04) and Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) in the Oval Office. (Photo courtesy of the White House Photo Office)
From left to right: Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), President Joe Biden, Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (NY-04) and Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) in the Oval Office. (Photo courtesy of the White House Photo Office)

From Rep. Elissa Slotkin:

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) today joined President Joe Biden at the White House to witness the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act be signed into law. The PAWS Act, which Rep. Slotkin has led in two consecutive Congresses, will help connect veterans with service dogs in their communities via a new program administered by the Veterans Affairs Administration. The bill passed the House in May and the Senate in August with overwhelming bipartisan support. Continue reading More on the PAWS Act

Basil, the Funeral Therapy Dog

Photo:  Clive Pugh Funeral Home
Photo: Clive Pugh Funeral Home

What a great idea! Basil, the handsome Beagle pictured here, assists people while planning their loved ones’ funerals and mourning their losses.

Basil works at the Clive Pugh Funeral Home in Shrewsbury, UK.

I’m wondering if there are other funeral homes who have therapy dogs? Seems like an idea who’s time has come.

From the Clive Pugh Twitter page: Continue reading Basil, the Funeral Therapy Dog

Saturday Survey: National Dog Month

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As we announced earlier in the week, August is National Dog Month. How are you marking the occasion?

Are you celebrating National Dog Month?

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Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!