Animal shelters get creative with these Valentine’s adoption specials
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Animal shelters get creative with these Valentine’s adoption specials

I thought I’d feature a couple of different groups that are offering Valentine’s Day adoption specials this month.

Dog lovers raise $9K to help stray dog hit by car in South Carolina
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Dog lovers raise $9K to help stray dog hit by car in South Carolina

Dog lovers have raised more than $9,000 to help a German shorthaired pointer named Ozzy who was hit by a car.

Do your dogs and cats cuddle together?
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Do your dogs and cats cuddle together?

My Lab mix Ace and my cat Scout have lived together for 8 years now, and they have just started sharing this red bed recently.

NYTimes essay: ‘#RIP: Grieving my dog offline’
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NYTimes essay: ‘#RIP: Grieving my dog offline’

While I have not yet lost and grieved over a pet in the “social media era,” I could still relate to the essay “#RIP: Grieving my dog offline” in the New York Times.

Meet our foster dog, Robin the black Lab mix
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Meet our foster dog, Robin the black Lab mix

Meet our foster dog, Robin! I spotted her on the rescue’s site a few weeks ago because her profile picture looked so much like my dog…

These people love their mutts!
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These people love their mutts!

Since Valentine’s Day is coming up next weekend, I decided to ask several dog lovers what they love about their mixed-breed dogs. I asked them to fill in the…

Ace and his buddy Boomer
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Ace and his buddy Boomer

I walk these two together a few times per week. They’ve become good friends. I shared this photo in my newsletter yesterday and on Facebook…

Meet the wirehaired vizsla, a new breed at Westminster
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Meet the wirehaired vizsla, a new breed at Westminster

Two “new” breeds will be competing at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show later this month, the wirehaired vizsla and the Coton de Tulear. I contacted…

Woman sues Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan after dog attack
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Woman sues Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan after dog attack

“Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan is being sued by a woman who claims she was attacked by a dog released from Millan’s training center, according to the L.A….

How to get multiple dogs to calm down before and during a walk
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How to get multiple dogs to calm down before and during a walk

If your dog goes completely nuts out of excitement before a walk, you’re not alone. It’s a common problem! And what if you have two…

My foster dog
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My foster dog

A poem, for my foster dog.

This Utah police department has a rat terrier as its mascot
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This Utah police department has a rat terrier as its mascot

A 12-week-old rat terrier is the mascot of a police department north of Salt Lake City, according to an article from Today.com. The dog’s job…

Do you keep adopting the same type of dog?
Dog adoption

Do you keep adopting the same type of dog?

Before I adopted my Lab mix Ace, I assumed I would find another fluffy, blond, golden-retriever-type like my family’s previous dog. Thank goodness I was…