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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 Water Video

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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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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