Dog Health General

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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Dog Health General

Petties Awards Expand and Go Digital

With the Petties Awards just around the corner, excitement in the pet blogging community continues to build. Nominees in each of the eight categories are reminding their readers to vote daily, as this year the winnings are big: DogTime will donate $1,000 — double the amount of last year’s prize — to the rescue or […]

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Dog Health General

Save shelter dogs, eliminate cruelty — HURRY!

Heard about the documentary Guarding Dogs? If not, it’s probably because the film has yet to be made. But according to its producers, and director J.R. Fleming, the goal is to create an interactive, multimedia experience that raises awareness about animal rescue, exposes the reality of shelter life, and encourages adoption. This is the part […]

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Dog Health General

DogTime Media Expands 2011 Petties Awards Program

As the DogTime Media Blog Network Grows to 565 Pet Bloggers, Awards Program Announces Change in Venue to Accommodate Larger Audience SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – (July 14, 2011) – DogTime Media, the largest vertical media community focused exclusively on pet owners, today announced that it’s blog network, the largest pet blog network in the industry, […]

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Product Reviews

Book Excerpt: The Everything Guide to Working with Animals

Do you love animals? Do you want to work with animals but don’t know where to start? The Everything Guide to Careers with Animals (Adams Media) features personal stories from experts in the field, including a large-animal surgeon, a professional dog trainer, an animal behaviorist, and the former president and CEO of the American Society […]

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Lifestyle Dog Activities

From pound puppy to powder hound

by Carol Bryant of FIDO Friendly Magazine “There’s no sense in throwing a life away.” When Zane and Val Henning of Wasilla, Alaska, see their Cocker Spaniel, Cody, trail-blazing through the snow, this thought resonates. Cody entered the couple’s lives in the fall of 2005. “He was in terrible shape with half a left ear, […]

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