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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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Give Thanks for Healthy Pets!

As we prepare to give thanks, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA) offers these simple, but important, reminders to ensure that everyone, including pets, has a happy and safe Thanksgiving. Want to be sure to have some delicious food to share with your dog on thanksgiving? Check out these suggestions […]

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Doggy-Delicious Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is a special day where our country unites in honoring our heritage as well as giving thanks to friends and loved ones. But what about Fido?! What better way to give thanks to our lovable dogs than by allowing them to indulge in a dog-friendly thanksgiving feast together with us!? Andrea Servadio, Co-Owner of […]

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Canine Liver Disease – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Out of all the many different problems that could end up causing a dog to lose its life, canine liver disease is among the most common causes for an untimely death. The liver is a vital organ that is responsible for just about all of the necessary functions that happens within a dog’s body that […]

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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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Special Gift Ideas For Your Favorite Dog

Since many of us see our dogs as almost human (some of them are even preferable to some humans…), it seems only fair that we should get our best friends some special gifts – for holidays, birthdays,or just because. Here are some of the more interesting dog gifts I’ve come across recently. When I first […]

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Pet-Friendly Halloween Events in Los Angeles

Are you looking to a way to enjoy Halloween – while including your dog in the festivities? In recent years, dressing up the family dog (or other pets)  has become more and more popular, especially when Halloween events take place during the day and are more family-friendly.  I have seen lots of creative pet costumes!   […]

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Do Our Dogs Love Us?

This past Sunday, The New York Times published an Op-Ed piece entitled Dogs Are People, Too. While am I sure that the title achieved its goal of enticing people to read the article, it is certainly exaggerated when taken literally. However, the author goes on to share some fascinating research results in his quest to […]

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