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Gentle black Lab seeks committed human

Used to be, the first thing I did when I got to the shelter for my shift was ask if there were any dogs who need a little extra attention or care. The manager would usually respond, “They all do.” Last week, though, the manager approached me. “Do you think you could hang out with […]

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Future service dog born without paw to receive prosthetic

Service dogs do their duty by offering physical and emotional support to people living with disabilities. But what happens when it’s the service dog that is differently-abled? Adorable future service dog Pirelli, a 3-month-old Labrador Retriever puppy from Canine Assistants in Alpharetta, Ga., was born without one of his paws. Dr. Kent Bruner, the veterinarian […]

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Training a deaf dog?

Question: I'd like to adopt a deaf dog, but I'm wondering: Will she be difficult to train? Answer: Deaf dogs can make great pets. They adapt to their hearing loss quite well because a dog’s primary sources of communication are through body language and scent. You might notice that when two dogs greet each other, […]

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Year of the Rabbit Dog Sweater by Rockstar Puppy

Pet Product Review: Year of the Rabbit Dog Sweater by Rockstar Puppy Chinese New Year 4709, or 2011 in the Western calendar, is the Year of the Rabbit. It is predicted by Chinese Astrology that 2011 will a much calmer year, on both a personal level and world level. Will this ring true? Rockstar Puppy […]

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The Pet Corrector by The Company of Animals

Pet Product Review – The Pet Corrector by The Company of Animals The Pet Corrector is a can of pressurized air that emits a hissing sound when sprayed. It emulates the warning sound that snakes, geese and insects make in the wild. I was more than a little skeptical of the effectiveness a can of […]

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Blue Dog Bakery All Natural Dog Treats

Pet Product Review – Blue Dog Bakery All Natural Dog Treats I just had to contact the Blue Dog Bakery for a sample after receiving an email from one of their customers imploring me to try their product. She said they are the only treats her dog will eat and the Doggie Paws are the […]

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Hartz Crunch ‘n Clean Dog Biscuits

Pet Product Review – Hartz Crunch ‘n Clean dog biscuits Thank you Hartz for sending some of your Crunch ‘n Clean treats for our dog panel to review!   The dogs love their treats, so anytime we find treats that offer more than just good taste we have to give them a try. Hartz Crunch […]

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Stella & Chewy’s all-natural, freeze-dried Carnivore Kisses Treats

Pet Product Review – Stella & Chewy’s all-natural, freeze-dried Carnivore Kisses Treats Never ones to refuse delicious treats, the dogs enthusiastically greeted the delivery man as he dropped off Stella & Chewy’s new Wild Alaskan Salmon Kisses for their reviewing pleasure! On the salmon Kisses container it reads, “Ingredients: Salmon.” That speaks volumes to me! […]

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Standard Door Strap — 6 Bells by ClassicBells.com

Pet Product Review – Standard Door Strap — 6 Bells by ClassicBells.com You may be wondering why am I writing a review on bells? While it’s really quite simple, I’m training my puppy Charlie to ring bells that hang from the door each and every time he wants to relieve himself. I got the idea […]

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