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Dogs and Halloween – Safety First

Guest Post By Andrea Servadio of Fitdog Sports Club Did you know that most dogs hate people wearing hats? Experts claim that it has something to do with the changing silhouette. The simple act of wearing a hat can cause the calmest of dogs to bark, growl and attack people. Now consider the effect that […]

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Elements of Complete Dog Grooming

When you have taken on the responsibility of caring for a pet it is important that you are aware of the grooming needs that they have. While there are some dogs that actually need very little in this area, there are other breeds that have coats that must be tended to on a regular basis. […]

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Protect Your Pets During Heat Waves

We are once again experiencing another crazy heat wave in southern California – that makes this a good time to review these safety tips & heat relief ideas to keep your pet cool, offered by spcaLA. Rule #1: DO NOT leave pets (or children!) unattended in cars. Not only is it illegal, it can also […]

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Preventing Dog Bites

In response to a report that California leads the nation in dog bite insurance claims, spcaLA offers the following practical and important tips for dog bite prevention. How should I meet an owned dog? What clues will an owned dog give me to tell me whether it’s okay to pet him? The dog is okay […]

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Dog On A 10-Foot Chain

A beautiful, moving, and powerful song written by singer-songwriter Donna Hughes that was inspired by dogs on chains. Let’s change the world with a song! Hoping to change many hearts on this issue! You Might Also Like: Did you enjoy this post? Please click on the buttons below to share with your friends!

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Protect Your Pet During July 4 Celebrations

Most of us are already looking forward to the American traditions on the Fourth of July, such as parties, barbecues, and fireworks. However, dogs and other pets can sometimes be startled by all the unusual commotion and loud noises. Every Independence Day shelters fill with lost and injured pets. The Society for the Prevention of […]

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Dogs Starring in TV Shows

Here’s a fun article that reviews popular TV shows that featured dogs in major roles. Some of them, like Lassie and The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin are pretty obvious. But do you remember these other shows – and can you name the dogs that starred in them? Leave your answers in the comments – […]

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Casting Talented Dogs

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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