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10 reasons to try dog agility

Ace is the first dog I have trained to do agility. He is still learning, but he and I enjoy practicing every week. I recommend…

30-day challenge: Walk your dog every day (Days 22-23)

Today was day 23 of my 30-day challenge to walk my dog every day. The weather here is finally nice, and Ace and I walked…

Iraqi dogs get new homes

A German shepherd/border collie mix named Nubs arrived in California in March after people raised $3,500 for the dog’s trip out of Iraq, according to…

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Cat show draws a crowd

Yesterday, some friends and I attended a cat show in West Fargo. I felt bad for the cats because they were not excited about being…

30-day challenge: Walk your dog every day (Days 19-21)

Today is day 21 of my challenge to walk my dog every day. I failed my own challenge though, because when I started it I…

Tips for better blog writing

Until I am a full-time blogger, I pay my bills by working at The Forum, Fargo’s daily newspaper. My degree is in journalism, and since…

10 things to look for when choosing a vet

When moving to a new location, I like to find a vet who meets the needs of my pets the best. When I moved to Fargo,…

10 reasons to buy a dog from a breeder
Dog adoption

10 reasons to buy a dog from a breeder

Reasons to consider buying a dog from a breeder vs. adopting from a shelter.

Homelessness goes beyond animals

Some people and organizations are against breeding dogs. Breeders are often criticized for contributing to the pet population problem. I’m curious about whether or not…

30-day challenge: Walk your dog every day (Days 15-18)

Saturday was day 18 of my 30-day challenge to walk Ace every day. He has been doing a lot better this week. I have been…

Consider a vegetarian diet

During slaughter, some cows remain fully conscious throughout the whole killing process, according to PETA. First they are shot in the head with a bolt gun,…

10 reasons to adopt a shelter dog

Reasons to adopt a dog from a shelter People are either for or against dog breeding. Some only buy dogs from breeders, while others only…

10 ways to save money on dog care

The money I spend on my pets can really add up. Because of this, I keep track of what I spend on them each month and…