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Aug
02
by darbyann at 5:34 PM
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I cant stand to watch those tv commercials that show those abused animals! I turn the channel or go in another room. I do donate to a shelter every month.

some how the subject came up with my neighbor (who has no pets) and he said not to worry, those shelter animals are not the same as your pets.

I about fell over!

what are your feelings about that?

darbyann
Aug
02
by darbyann at 5:20 PM
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where does your pet sleep?
all 4 of my dogs sleep on the bed with me.
my friends dog sleeps on top of her.
my sisters cat sleeps on top of her head.

where does your pet sleep?

darbyann
Apr
26
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by Michele at 9:55 AM
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A study was conducted on wolves and their behavior in relation to each other as a pack. What was found that the key to the wolves’ success in the wild has something to do with them having a built in tolerance that’s higher than seen with domesticated dogs.

According to lead author of the published report, Friederike Range, “Wolves cooperate more in terms of breeding, defending territories and probably hunting. Dogs are scavengers.”

Initially, the researchers were of the mindset that domestication had bred a higher tolerance in dogs. This made it seem like dogs were a better social partner for man. This new study rethinks that concept....
Mar
22
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by Michele at 8:47 AM
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Meet the Belgian Laekenois
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196 – March, 2015

Belgian Laekenois - pronounced Lak-in-wah

By Peri Norman



One of the most oft-quoted descriptions of the varieties of Belgian Shepherd Dog is that of Mme. Jacqueline Aubry in her book Le Berger Belge. It reads as translated “Casual outfit, plain and sober, but full of class for the Malinois with his short, smooth coat of warm red with black mask and overlay so characteristic and so expressive of...
Sep
20
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http://www.lifewithdogs.tv/2013/09/hundreds-of-vietnamese-admit-to-lynching-dog-snatchers/

Hundreds of Vietnamese Admit to Lynching Dog-Snatcher



When seven people in a Vietnamese village were accused of killing two men last month, the rest of the village stepped up and admitted they played a role in preventing the men from stealing dogs to be used for meat.
A petition was started to stop police from singling out seven people who were reported to have taken part in the murder of two men who were stealing dogs to take to restaurants. ...
Sep
15
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by Michele at 6:35 PM
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Getting dogs to give blood takes more than cookies

Published: September 15, 2013

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Cheryl Trudil is pictured at home with her dog, Montey, a mix, left. Her neighbor, Ethan Rosman, 14, is pictured with his dog, Hazel, an English Mastiff. Both dogs are blood donors for other dogs. (Algerina Perna/Baltimore Sun/MCT)


By KRISTINE CRANE — The Gainesville Sun

GAINESVILLE -- Most dogs probably don't like going to the doctor any more than most people do.
But Louie Clark, a...