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Want to be on TV With Your Dog?

Early this week I’ve was contacted by a casting director from a major production company, with the following requirement for one of their shows: We are looking for a teen and a parent who have a dog that does some kind of trick or agility/obedience training. Whether they ride a skateboard or are agility enthusiasts, […]

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Mickey Rooney Judged By How He Rescued a Dog

As popular as he was, when Hollywood actor Mickey Rooney died on Sunday at the age of 93, even more stories about this extraordinary man started to appear in the media. Here is a special one for dog-lovers, as reported by Mother Jones: Rooney was a personal friend of actor/US President Ronald Reagan. Below is […]

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Unloved to Unconditional Love

From Unloved to Unconditional Love

This video is officially titled “Unloved” – but I think a better title would be “From Unloved to Unconditional Love” A more cynical title might be “Unloved by Humans – Unconditional Love from Dogs” Watch this moving, 1-minute video and share your reaction in the comments below.     You Might Also Like: Did you […]

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March Madness, NCAA Basketball, and Animal Mascots

Well, we are now well into March, so that can mean only one thing – time for March Madness! Yes, time for the annual ritual of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Time for Basketball. Brackets. Beer. Cheerleaders. Mascots. Yes, for us animal lovers, the mascots of the competing NCAA basketball teams is a significant part of the […]

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Can You Go Rollerblading With Your Dog?

It is a well-known fact that both humans and dogs need exercise to keep the body healthy. It is quite amazing, though, that dog owners do not  always see that they can be joined together. You can combine dog exercise with your own so that you do not have to go to the gym every […]

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Dogs Loving The Water – Fun Video

Here is a short, fun video of some different dogs really enjoying themselves in water – sometimes in somewhat “interesting” circumstances! While we strongly encourage you to go out and have fun with your dogs in or on the water, be sure to review our 10 Dog Safety Tips When Playing in the Water or […]

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Top Dog Breeds in Los Angeles for 2013

The American Kennel Club has compiled its annual list of most popular dog breeds in major US cities, based on registration data and postal zip codes. Here is the Los Angeles data for 2013, shown side by side with that for 2012. Note that this year they only posted the top 5 breeds in the […]

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Most Popular Dog Breeds in the U.S. 2013

  The American Kennel Club has published its annual list of most popular dog breeds in the U.S., based on registration data and postal zip codes. Here is the data for 2013, shown side by side with that for 2012. Yes – The rankings of the top 10 dog breeds remained exactly the same from […]

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Louis Gossett Jr. Loves his Dogs!

  Although he has received every known acting accolade, including multiple Golden Globes, Emmys, and People’s Choice Awards, Louis Gossett Jr. is probably best known for his role in “An Officer and a Gentleman” (1982) which earned him a Best Supporting Oscar that solidified his place in the list of Hollywood greats. You can read […]

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Most Popular Dog Names for 2013

Our friends at Dogster.com have compiled the most popular dog names from around the world for 2013. Try taking a guess before looking at the results below. Amazon.com Widgets For more interesting dog name information and trivia, see the original article.   You Might Also Like: Did you enjoy this post? Please click on the […]

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Canine Valley Fever – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Canine Valley Fever is a disease that can affect dogs that live in the Southwestern parts of the United States. This disease is usually noticed in the desert regions of states that include Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, and California’s central deserts. Even though the dogs that catch canine valley fever do not generally lose their […]

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Best Dog Calendars For 2014

As the year 2014 is just about here, do you already have your 2013 dog calendar? I reviewed many of the available calendars and here are my favorites in three different categories: Dog Humor Calendar Wall Calendar Page-A-Day Calendar Dog Humor Calendar If I had a to come up with a shorter name for this […]

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Pet Safety Resource Page

  As we continue to add useful information to our Resources area, we have just added a resource page on pet safety. This safety resource page contains a list of the most important articles on pet safety appearing on our web site. You really should review the tips and guidelines in those articles.   Amazon.com […]

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Do You Like Our Latest Features?

I am very excited to announce that, as I mentioned in last week’s newsletter, we have made some significant changes and additions to the Los Angeles Dogs web site. First of all, we reorganized the main navigation menu. We placed the links to the blog post archives under the new menu item of Learn About […]

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