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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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Watch These Dogs Playing Soccer

Last month I posted Can You Teach Your Dog to Play Soccer With You? with some suggestions on how it would be fun to teach your dog to play soccer with you. Well, some people have clearly taken the idea of dogs playing soccer to the extreme – and it is very impressive! In this […]

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Running With a Dog

Most of us walk our dogs on a regular basis, but don’t think about taking a run with him or her. Running isn’t for all dogs. If you have a small breed dog, it’s unlikely he or she will take to running well. The smaller breeds simply can’t keep up and tire too quickly. But […]

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5 Fun Games to Play With Your Dog

Remember how excited you would get as a child when someone would say, “Let’s play a game”? If you think of your dog as a perpetual 8-year-old, you might begin to understand how exciting games are to him, too. Playing with your dog reinforces the bond the two of you have. You reinforce that you […]

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Train Dog Treat on Nose

Train Your Dog to Balance a Treat On His Nose!

Don’t be mislead by the title of this short video – it is not just mean to just teach your dog a trick to show him off at parties. If you pay attention and follow the step by step instructions in this video, you (and your dog) will learn many important principles and skills to […]

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Shelter Dogs and Juvenile Offenders in Los Angeles – Who’s Helping Who?

Note: A previous article described Custody Canine Program that has been running in the Los Angeles County Men’s Central Jail. That unique program pairs dogs that have been rescued with prison inmates who then train the dogs in order to prepare them to be adopted. Here is another innovative win-win program between the legal system […]

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