Category Archives: Choosing a dog

A Dog’s view of the World

We’ve all seen the kids and dogs videos and pictures on Facebook where the baby is lying on top of the dog, or a small child is holding the leash of a huge dog…dogs in cribs with infants, and dogs and kids playing tug-o-war.  I will be the first person to admit that I find…
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Worthy Causes for Dog Lovers

During the summer of 2015, I joined an amazing organization.  Pets for Vets pairs veterans with shelter animals to help them cope with the difficulties of day-to-day life after leaving their term of service.  Often these folks come home with physical and mental challenges that make living life back home difficult, sometimes lonely and often…
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Does it Matter Where You Get Your Dog?

Anyone who gets a dog, regardless of where they get it from should have to sign an agreement to love and cherish in sickness and in health, for richer or poorer...you get the idea...But, in our society of quickie divorces it's no wonder dogs end up losing their homes. Our generation has a hard time…
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Living with Dogs

At times in my adult life (meaning post college) I have tried inviting roommates to live with me in my home. While I won't say the experiences were bad, neither were they what I'd hoped they'd be. Humans don't always work to find compromises and common ground when co-habitating. Fast forward to 1996 and the…
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