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Dogs Barking? How To Stop Your Dog From Barking

Are you (or your neighbors) going crazy with a constantly barking dog or barking puppy?  Whether they have that deep shuddering “Woof, woof, woof” or that ear piercing “Yap, Yap, Yap” it can turn your peaceful [...]

Dog Safety - Paw Pads on Hot Asphalt

Did You Know This Could Hurt Your Dog? – Dog Safety

Many people believe that a dog can walk on pretty much any surface, but that's NOT true! In the summertime, blacktop or asphalt can easily reach dangerous temperatures, burning the pads on your dog's feet. To [...]

How to Train your Puppy in 3 Minutes per Day! Using Eye Contact

We've all seen it.  Dogs working with professionals.  The dog's eyes are locked onto his handler like he's the greatest thing in the world!  How do they do that?  And what can they do with that [...]

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Hamming It Up

Almost every week I volunteer at our local humane society, and today I couldn't resist sharing little Maia's mug on the blog. Resume writing Price This girl was hilarious and so, so sweet!!  Say CHEESE!!!

Spring is… here?

Dog Walking – Part 1

Being able to take your dog out for a evening walk can be a wonderful and relaxing thing for everyone involved. And it's exercise for us too! With a little work, and a little patience, you [...]

Dillie The Deer

While we ARE a blog for dogs, occasionally we come across a story that hits home and shows the beautiful relationships humans have with the animal world.  In the story of Dillie the Deer, that is [...]

Cute Puppies!

The Alaskan Klee Kai - like a husky, except it stays a puppy. FOREVER   Jim Cantrell's insight: OMG!   This may be the most adorable breed I've ever seen! See on

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See on - The Puppy Places I neeeeeed this puppy. Cantrell's insight:Baby Great Dane.   Still huge!   But super cute! See on