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2014 National Dog Show: Best in Show Entries

Here’s the line-up for the Best in Show competition at the 2014 National Dog Show.

From the Working Group: Samoyed
From the Toy Group: Affenpinscher
From the Hound Group: Bloodhound
From the Herding Group: Bearded Collie
From the Sporting Group: Gordon Setter
From the Terrier Group: Smooth Fox Terrier
From the Non-Sporting Group: French Bulldog

Good luck to all!

Happy Thanksgiving!


May your stuffing be tasty,
May your turkey be plump.
May your potatoes and gravy
have nary a lump.
May your yams be delicious,
May your pies take the prize,
May your Thanksgiving dinner
stay off of your thighs.

Happy Turkey Day to all of you dog lovers out there!

Stop back later in the day for live blog posts from the National Dog Show (starting at noon Eastern) and from Fox’s Cause for Paws All-Star Dog Spectacular, starting at 8 pm Eastern.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Saturday Survey: Therapy Animals

I posted an article yesterday on the value of therapy animals. Have you ever been lucky enough to have a dog (or other animal) come visit you when you were in need?

Have you ever received the services of a therapy animal?

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Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Big Happenings at the Stark County Dog Warden’s Office

There’s nothing like being in a room full of dog lovers. That was the scene at the North Canton Public Library yesterday morning when Stark County Dog Warden Jon Barber spoke to a group of concerned residents about changes he’s made over the past year at the Dog Warden’s Office and Shelter. Even the name is new. It used to be the pound.

This event was another in the week-long series called Doggone North Canton, presented by Pawsitive Ohio.

Why should you read on if you’re not in Stark County? Many of the lessons learned here can be applied to your location, making sure more dogs are treated humanely and increasing adoption rates at all facilities.
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