What Pet Owners Give Thanks for at Thanksgiving

During this Thanksgiving week, we thought we’d take a humorous look at what we, as a pet owning family, have to be thankful for this year.  We are thankful that: ...

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Cats vs. Dogs: Who’s Better?

This week in Parade Magazine (July 31, 2011) Kalee Thompson wrote an article about which pet was better – cats or dogs.  She interviewed a number of people concerning nine different traits and concluded that while dogs outscored cats five to four, s...

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Will Subsidized Spay/Neuter for Pit Bulls Decrease Surrenders?

We ran across an article in the Denver paper we think is worth commenting on.  A Colorado shelter is one of apparently a number of shelters across the country that received grants from an animal related charity to offer subsidized spay/neuter service...

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Put a Stop to Off-leash Dogs in On-leash Areas

Here in Denver, off-leash dogs in on-leash areas are becoming more and more of a problem.  Since our dogs were attacked by an off-leash dog in the summer of 2009, we’ve become quite sensitive to this issue. Too many dog owners seem to be operating u...

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Book Review – Smooch the Pooch

There's a disturbing new book on Amazon.com by Terry Slater and illustrator Arthur Howard that is one more example of how dangerously uninformed the general public is about dog behavior and safe relationships between dogs and kids. The book is called Smooc...

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AKC Now Allowing Mixed Breeds in Shows

Well, it's about time.  AKC (The American Kennel Club) is now allowing mixed breed dogs that have been registered through their Canine Partners Program to compete in obedience, agility, and rally competitions. With mixed breeds being the most common t...

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Can We Understand the Whale Attack

If you've been following the news, you are likely aware of the tragic attack by a performing whale at Sea World Orlando that killed an experienced trainer.  Here's just One Link to a news story about the episode. Suzanne was interviewed by  M...

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American Humane Association and Cesar Millan Together?

If you haven't been to American Humane Association's website lately, you might want to visit THIS PAGE.  AHA announces plans to convene a symposium later this year, bringing together top notch experts in the areas of "dog-friendly" train...

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