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Dogs benefit children with autism

A University of Missouri researcher has studied dog ownership decisions in families of children with autism and found that parents report a range of benefits of dog ownership including companionship, stress relief and opportunities for their children to learn responsibility. 251 more words


The 5 types of dog walker

A new study in the International Journal of Environment and Waste Management discusses the environmental, health and safety issues of dog walking and, in particular, scooping the poop. 328 more words


The age old (super recent) argument of dog vs. baby.

Lately, I’ve noticed a lot of people comparing dog ownership to having a baby. Before I continue, I just want to clear some things up. If you legitimately can’t tell the difference then here is a handy checklist: 445 more words


Another Play Day and Everyone Survived

We had another play day with Eddie and bonus everyone survived.

Eddie waiting as patiently as a puppy can

See how handsome I am

Eddie encouraging Orso to play… 24 more words


Adventures in caring for a giant.

Today my dream came true.

I remember growing up my grandfather had dogs around. The kind that look scary but are really tender. The Great Dane. 60 more words


Sleeping Dogs

Have you ever watched your dog sleep? The way they curl up in a tight ball tucking their nose under their hind leg and wrapping their tail on top of that to ward off the chill. 571 more words


I Expected Nothing Less

Yesterday was a very busy full day. There was the normal Saturday grocery store excursion and walking in the dogs, plus it was also my birthday, so I had a few extra planned outings. 613 more words