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Cat Scratch Fever

Well, it’s happened again. Another serious scuffle with a neighborhood cat (mention of the first fight here). When walking by cats, my dog gets excited, but I keep her on a short leash (literally and figuratively). 256 more words

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Hapless huskies, dumped dalmatians: let’s stop treating pets as disposable

I like this opinion piece which discusses puppy mills, exotic pets and even the link between popular culture (movies, etc.) and the demand for certain breeds of dog. 116 more words

Animal Welfare

Ten Commandments for Dog Owners: #4 Thou Shalt Not Compare

I’ve come up with my ten commandments of dog ownership. As a former dog foster mom, a current dog owner, and humane society volunteer, I caution you that owning a dog is a serious commitment. 217 more words

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A Little Too Hip

Those who know me know that I’m a stickler for keeping dogs trim. I prefer my dogs a little ribby and it has been shown to be… 98 more words

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Ten Commandments of Dog Ownership: #6 Thou Shalt Be Present

I’ve come up with my ten commandments of dog ownership. As a former dog foster mom, a current dog owner, and humane society volunteer, I caution you that owning a dog is a serious commitment. 300 more words

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Ten Commandments of Dog Ownership: #7 Thou Shalt Be Strong

I’ve come up with my ten commandments of dog ownership. As a former dog foster mom, a current dog owner, and humane society volunteer, I caution you that owning a dog is a serious commitment. 417 more words

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