10 Excellent Dog Breeds For Beginner Parents  

Privilege and Responsibility  Here is a list of 10 Excellent Dog Breeds for Beginner Parents. It goes without saying that having a dog is both a privilege and a responsibility.  In return for unconditional love, friendship, affection and (in most cases) protection, all you have to do is be responsible for his or her care, …

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Happy Father’s Day!

Recently, my friend Pete Johnson of Beeleypete.com re-blogged a post by Abbie Johnson Taylor.  It reminded me of my Dad, so on this Father’s Day weekend, I dedicate Lessons Learned from Dad to my Dad and all those celebrating Father’s Day.  I wasn’t able to get permission to publish Lessons Learned from Dad, but you …

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Pet Theft

. . . in the United States “roughly 2 million companion animals” are stolen EVERY YEAR?  Me, neither!  AND it’s on the rise! 

June Pet Happenings

Observed All Month National Pet Preparedness Month National Micro-Chipping Month National Foster a Pet Month Observed for the Week June 5 – 11:  National Pet Appreciation Week (Starts on the First Sunday in June) June 13 – 20:  Animal Rights Awareness Week June 20 – 24:  Take Your Pet to Work Week Here’s what we …

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5 Incredible Answers to Questions About Dogs You Didn’t Even Know You Had 

1 – How Long Ago Were Dogs First Domesticated? The animal we know as “the dog” evolved from the gray wolf into more than 400 distinct breeds.  As you may guess, this didn’t happen “overnight.”  Instead, it was a developing event that stretched over thousands of years.  The “when and where” of domestication has been …

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Differences Between Male and Female Dogs

Ever wonder which sex is “better” – male or female?  Apparently, the age-old “battle of the sexes” exists even in the canine world!  Well, after you’ve read this, you can decide for yourself.  All these differences concern dogs’ looks, health, and temperament.  When you know what these differences are, you will be able to select the …

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May Pet Happenings

Observed All Month Chip Your Pet Month National Pet Foster Care Month – May is a good month to adopt or foster a pet. National Pet Month – Observed annually in the United States in May and during the month of April in the United Kingdom, this month we celebratethe benefits and joy that pets …

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April Pet Happenings

Here are Dog Events in April. Observed All Month Active Dog Month / Canine Fitness Month National Adopt a Greyhound Month National Heartworm Awareness Month National Pet First Aid Month Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month Observed for the Week April 1 – 7:  International Pooper Scooper Week, (Observed …

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How’s Your Health?

Man’s Best Friend We always hear that phrase in connection with our furry friends, but by the way, just for the record, I’m gonna go out on a limb and declare that dogs are Woman’s Best Friends, too.  O.K., that’s settled.  What does a “best friend” do for you?  What can you do with a …

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