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The gift of attention, love, and trimming Milo the AwesomeDog's nails

The gift of your undivided attention is one of the simplest, although not one of the easiest, ways to show that someone you care about them. 390 more words

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Guidelines for responsible blogging about class discussions

The whole time I’ve been writing this blog I’ve been developing a university level class on the philosophy of companion animals called Animals in our Lives… 419 more words


A Dog's Purpose

Are you a dog lover who believes in destiny? If so, this should a fantastic book for you. Bailey was an ordinary pup that had so many lives that he(she) doesn’t even remember anymore. 187 more words

Book Reviews

Fitness and flourishing: The benefits of attending to your dog's mental health

They say that a tired dog is a good dog and, generally, they’re right. This is a little bit concerning because although this summer with its camping and hiking and swimming has been good for both of us, Milo is getting physically fitter than I am. 765 more words

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'I thought I was done with dressing up dogs' - Interview with American artist William Wegman

William Wegman is probably best-known for his idiosyncratic photographs of Weimaraner dogs. His new book William Wegman: Being Human brings together more than 300 photographs from the past four decades. 21 more words


Please, leash your … children

Over the last four days, three children have charged Milo. They squealed, threw their arms in the air, and ran, full tilt, right at him. In the olden days, this is when natural selection would happen. 364 more words


The high cost of doggy weight loss

There are a lot of fat dogs out there. The rate of canine obesity, like the rate of human obesity, seems to be climbing. According to the… 597 more words