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Puppy falls 30 feet from hawk’s grip

A puppy once destined to be a hawk’s afternoon snack is now safe and happy at home with the Los Banos, California family that rescued him. After miraculously surviving a fall of at least thirty feet, a young boy spotted the puppy wiggling in his mother’s garden. “All of a sudden I saw this little […]

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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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DogTime needs your help

Great news DogTime readers! DogTime has been nominated for Best Social Networking Site and Best Overall Website for Dog Lovers by readers of Bay Woof, the San Francisco Bay Area’s monthly newsletter for people and their dogs! Follow these easy instructions to cast your vote to help us win! If we win, DogTime will donate […]

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The EatBetter Bowl by Contech

Pet Product Review: The EatBetter Bowl by Contech I have an 18 week old puppy named Polar. Polar tends to what I call inhale his food, I don’t think he even chews. He eats so fast that he often chokes or coughs when he is eating. I knew this couldn’t be good, but what I […]

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Pets vs. children: George Clooney’s girlfriend weighs in

This article courtesy of Patty Khuly, VMD, MBA, PetMD.com. George Clooney’s got a new-ish girlfriend. This one’s name is Elisabetta Canalis. She made waves recently after she spoke frankly about not wanting to have children. Her dogs are enough, she explained (which seemed like a good policy to me, given her choice of partners). But […]

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Farm Sanctuary supports bill to ban factory farming abuse

By Michele C. Hollow, Pet News and Views Farm Sanctuary, the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization, supports the introduction of a bipartisan state bill that would prevent some of the most cruel and inhumane confinement of farm animals in Massachusetts. The bill, named the Massachusetts Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, introduced by Rep. […]

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Personalized Double Braid NamePlate Collar by DogIDS

Pet Product Review: Personalized Double Braid NamePlate Collar by DogIDS I’m not sure about you, but I tend to have a hard time finding quiet yet durable nametags for my dogs. Either they are flimsy and break easily or are loud and jingle with my dogs every move. This can make getting a good night […]

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Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit

Happy Chinese New Year. According to the San Francisco Examiner (so it’s gotta be true, right?), we can expect peace and harmony this Year of the Rabbit. Great, I’m ready. It seems that waiting for a rabbit – even one of the symbolic variety – to bring tranquility might actually be more prudent than counting […]

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flexi | retractable cord-tape-belt leashes

Pet Product Review – flexi | retractable cord-tape-belt leashes flexi retractable leashes are made in a small factory in Bargeheide, Germany and have continually received high marks from pet owners for their quality, design and durability since they went on the market 35 years ago. I’m also impressed with the wide variety of leashes they […]

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New Food Recipe: Liver Shunt Baked Treats!

Courtesy of FidoDogTreats.com Dog food recipe ingredients: 1 can of Hills L/D or K/D dog food Dog food recipe instructions: Pre-heat the oven to 350. Open both ends of the can and push the food out in a solid piece. Slice into 1 inch slices. Cut each circle into 6-8 wedges. On an non greased […]

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