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Top 16 friendly dogs

Some dogs are incredibly friendly, others are aloof and suspicious. Here are 16 dogs that were rated the highest — five stars — for All-around friendliness in the DogTime.com Dog Breed Center. The ranking was based on four sub-categories: affectionate with family, dog friendly, friendly toward strangers, and kid friendliness. 1. Bichon Frise 2. Bull […]

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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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Back in Black Adoptable Dog of the Day: May 17, 2012

Clearly, Yoko is adorable. But this charming Lab mix boasts brains as well as beauty. She’s already mastered basic obedience commands — even attended a special school for her training. And, she’s kid-friendly. Yoko is available for adoption through Friends of Homeless Animals in Northern Virginia.. Find out more about Back in Black, the national […]

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Toy Poodle is latest addition to Japanese police force

When picturing the ideal police dog, breeds like the German Shepherd, Belgian Malinois, Labrador Retriever, and even the Rottweiler probably come to mind; these dog breeds are known for their intelligence as much as they are for their stopping power. That is precisely why Japan’s newest police dog is a surprising, unconventional choice: a Toy […]

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Super Bowl 2012 commercials: Best message involving a dog

“Here We Go (Rescue Dog)” (Bud Light, 1:00, fourth quarter): A dog owner shows off his pooch’s ability to fetch beer and perform other stunts whenever his name, “Weego” (as in “here we go”) is spoken. Aside from impressing all the party guests with his ability to bring them cold bottles of beer, Weego also […]

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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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Dogs with a nose for poop

Scientists trying to determine why killer whales are dying off are getting help from dogs; specifically, their keen sense of smell. In Washington State’s Puget Sound, scientists are examining the feces of killer whales to determine if factors such as pollution, boat traffic, and eating habits are to blame for the mammals’ declining population. The […]

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Boot camp gets dogs in shape

You see it frequently on reality television shows: a couch potato is whipped into shape with tough love from a drill instructor and several run-throughs of a grueling obstacle course. However, this get-in-shape-quick tactic isn’t only for people; our four-legged friends can also benefit from a rigorous exercise program. Just as it is with humans, […]

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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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At a Crossroads with Nature

by Michael MountainFounder, Best Friends Animal Society, Zoe, and The Stubby Dog Project “It was like, uhh, he’s like me.” I was sitting at a table with a group of teenagers in a rehab program – most of them from dysfunctional families. I was president at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary at the time, and we […]

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Bacon and Cheese Dog Treats

Courtesy of FidoDogTreats.com Dog food recipe ingredients: 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour 1 Cup Oat Flour 7 Slices of cooked bacon 1 Eggg 1/2 Water 1/2 Cup of shredded cheese Dog food recipe instructions: While the oven is preheating to 350, cook the bacon until it is crisp and finely grind it. Then mix all […]

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Lifestyles of the Rich and Furry

By Carol Bryant, FIDO Friendly magazine She has her own closet and wardrobe. He has a professional photographer take exclusive underwater shots during a swim session. Oh, and she has been on Oprah, Good Morning America, Martha Stewart, and The Today Show. These references belong to refined Fidos whose owners have replaced champagne wishes with […]

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Virginia is for dog lovers

by Carol Bryant of FIDO Friendly Magazine Sightsee. Shop. Salute. Sniff. Stay. Something for the two-legged and four-legged variety all rolled up into one heart-shaped slogan. You already know this state loves you, but did you know Virginia is for dog lovers, too? Prestigious enough to earn itself a recent spot on Madison Avenue’s Walk […]

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Are dogs right-handed or left-handed?

This article courtesy of woofreport.com. Are dogs left-pawed or right-pawed, or do they show any paw preference at all? And does it mean anything if they show a preference for using one paw over another? Interestingly enough, dogs and many other animals areare right- or left-pawed, and many are also ambidextrous. While numerous studies have […]

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