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Going To The Dogs: What It’s Like To Be A Hollywood Dog Trainer

Category: Dog Life
If you think training your own dog is difficult, think about how hard it would be to train dozens of pooches at the same time. That’s the daily reality for Mark Forbes, one of Hollywood’s most respected animal trainers, and the man responsible for the canine actors in A Dog’s Purpose. Besides the four main dogs showcased in the film, there were three other “supporting canines,” and also puppy versions of each character. more
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The Dogs Most Likely to Show Mental Decline with Age

Category: Dog Life
As your dog grows older, you might notice lapses in memory and other behavioural changes. Similar to aging in people, older dogs can suffer from a disorder called Canine Cognitive Dysfunction or CCD, which is often compared to Alzheimer's Disease in humans because the symptoms are similar. These include forgetfulness, disorientation, not recognizing family members, sleep disruption, and other lapses in normal mental behaviour. more
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The Great Greyhound

Category: Breeds
When witnessed snoozing on the couch, it can be hard to believe you’re looking at the fastest dog breed in the world. But make no mistake, the Greyhound is the cheetah of dogdom, capable of reaching speeds of 45 mph in the first six strides. This breed’s very form is built for speed, with an aerodynamic narrow skull and trademark lean “s” curve physique. more
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Tiny Dog Stories—Winter 2021

Category: Inspire
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I Invented That!

I Invented That!

Category: Inspire
Like many kids who grew up before the Internet, Dr. Nick Hill either played outdoors or built stuff indoors with his Meccano set and Lego. “I also took things apart to see how they worked but they didn’t always get put back together,” says Nick, laughing. At age 12 he built a Lego mechanical dog that walked across the living room floor. “My mum remembers that dog. Little did we know that it might have been my calling.” Fast forward about three decades. Nick was working at a design agency called NXT on product development when they incorporated Lego into a prototype. more

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