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7 Pieces of Gear Essential to Runners with Dogs

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Are you the happy pup parent of a dog that is always ready to hit the trails? As one recent article in Outside Magazine notes, “Few running partners are more eager to please than those of the four-legged

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7 Odd Dog Laws You Don’t REALLY Need to Know About…But Might Find Interesting!

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My regular readers know I can be a bit, well, obsessive about news stories relating to dogs. And those stories often touch on lots of different things, including dogs in trouble for biting, stealing cars

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3 Reasons Your Dog Hates Your Smartphone (Video)

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Recent studies from the UK have confirmed my long-held beliefs that both Janice and Leroy hate my trusty iPhone. Now, my regular readers know that I am familiar with behaviors that demonstrate when a dog

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Interesting Things to Know about Your Dog’s Bathroom Habits (Video)

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In my 2017 article, Help, My Dog Poops a Lot!, I went into great detail about dog digestion. In fact, I got right down to the nitty-gritty and devoted the “post to farts and poop”. It is not an area

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3 Ways Dogs Can Save the World (Video)

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In my 2017 article about jobs that dogs do, I mentioned how astonished I was at the variety of actual jobs canines are doing on a regular basis. While I mentioned search and rescue dogs, soldier dogs,

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5 Ways to Make Autumn Hikes and Walks Better

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Let Janice or Leroy spot me shaking out the day pack or busting out my hiking boots and you can barely contain their enthusiasm. They recognize this gear as clear signs we are going on an actual, out in

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Household Hazards for Dogs: End of Summer Edition (Video)

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It is the final, glorious weeks of summer here where Janice, Leroy and I live, and my garden is showing signs that autumn is just around the bend. Now, don’t get me wrong; the three of us adore leaf-raking

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9 Steps for a Successful Pawternity Leave (Video)

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Are you sitting down as you read this? If not, you just might want to do so. Why? Because there is an incredible new development in the world of pet parenting, and it is being called “pawternity leave”.

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Do Dogs Enjoy Dressing Up? (Video)

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In the town where I grew up there was a woman who had a boxer. Her beloved dog was not what influenced me to become a devotee of the breed, but it helped! While I don’t even attempt to put garments on

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9 Things for Kids and Dogs to Do Together

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Do you have both a “fur-baby” and a child of the human sort? If so, you probably have your hands full. My sister’s son entertains me often with his silly antics, but I’m always pretty glad to be

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3 Ways to Make Your Dog a Social Media Star (Video)

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The love we feel for our pets, whether dogs, cats, hamsters, pigs or reptiles, is quite pure. Humans also enjoy just looking at animals, and this accounts for the different sites and networks dedicated

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11 New Things We Learned About Dogs This Year

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As I’m typing this, it’s nearing the beginning of autumn in 2018. It’s been a wild few years for many reasons – health scares, politics, new technology, the list goes on and on. One thing that

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