Category Archives: Dogs

Amen! Baggy Bulldogs What Dogs are wishing for: Wishing all my fellow dogs in shelters and pounds will find a loving home in 2013Wishing the humans will end the killing of their best friend in pounds and shelters when there … Continue reading

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The Guide Cat and the Blind Dog

Eight-year-old Terfel has cataracts and had spent most of his time stuck in his basket or bumping into things. Until he met a valuable friend, that is. A cat named Pwditat appeared on the scene, walked up to Terfel and … Continue reading

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Where Do Puppies Come From?

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  Stop Puppy Mills – warning signs (Photo credit:   Where do puppies come from? In many cases, from puppy mills… where their mother is locked in a barren cell, continually impregnated,…

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The Comfort of Dogs in Newtown, Connecticut

A team of golden retrievers and their handlers from the K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry traveled 800 miles, from the Lutheran Church Charities near Chicago, to be with grieving children (and adults) at funerals and other gatherings this week in Newtown, … Continue reading

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Protecting Our Pets During Winter Holidays

The holidays — Christmas, New Year’s, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa – are times of joy and merriment, and all the celebrations they entail pose safety problems for pets. Families reunite and celebrate. Being conscious of potential pet hazards during the holidays can … Continue reading

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Animal News: Are Toys Harming Your Dog?

In 1998 the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission found that phthalates leaching out of children’s plastic toys, toys they put in their mouth, may exceed acceptable levels and that when adult volunteers mouthed toys, the result was 39.5 times higher … Continue reading

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A Poem to Boatswain, a Dog

Epitaph to a Dog by George Gordon Byron Near this Spot are deposited the Remains of one who possessed Beauty without Vanity, Strength without Insolence, Courage without Ferosity, and all the virtues of Man without his Vices. This praise, which … Continue reading

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Cat Diary, Dog Diary

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Tribute and Memorial to the Search and Rescue Dogs of 9-11: Words and Images

They had come to work. To get down to the business they were trained for. They represented many states. They represented local and federal agencies. They traveled and arrived with their family persons and their handlers. They were very small, … Continue reading

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Dog Missing for Year After Car Crash Heading Home

(08-10) 13:41 PDT Tucumcari, N.M (AP) — A Maltese dog named Caesar who disappeared more than a year ago after a car crash that killed two members of its owning family in eastern New Mexico is on his way home … Continue reading

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