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Dog tell you something

Is Your Dog Trying To Tell You Something?

Category: Dog Training
Sometimes it is the observation of small, every day behaviours that leads to an increased understanding of how dogs think and behave. I was reminded of this when a friend gave me a gift. It was a boxed set of selected episodes from the “Lassie” television show, which ran from the early 1950s through the mid-1970s, during which a handsome Collie shared adventures with several different families in various settings and situations. more
Truffle Dog

Truffle Dog Championship

Category: NewsBite
You’re entering truffle country! 2019 Oregon Truffle Festival, held in the Eugene and Willamette Valley, kicks off with the fifth annual Joriad North American Truffle Dog Championship on January 24. The only one of its kind in the country, the Joriad gathers trained truffle-sniffing dogs and their owners from across the country in a competition to find truffle-scented targets.  more
The Creepy Crawlies: Fleas & Ticks

The Creepy Crawlies: Fleas & Ticks

Category: Health
Fleas prefer certain hosts, but they’re not picky. The dog flea (that would be ctenocephalicles canis) is just as happy to chow down on your ankles if that’s what is available. Fleas can cause an allergic reaction called allergy dermatitis in some dogs and humans. Flea allergy dermatitis in dogs is characterized by severe itching—signs include constant scratching, chewing, licking, and whining. As few as one or two flea bites a week can cause a reaction, and symptoms will often persist for a while even after some form of flea control has been used. more
human foods for dogs

The Healthiest People Foods for Dogs!

Category: Nutrition
*Remember, all treats should make up no more than 10 percent of your dog’s daily diet. Winner winner, chicken dinner! more
Get a Husky

So You Think You Want a Husky? Here's How to Tell If the Husky Is The Right Breed Match For You

Category: Dog Life
I’ve been involved in wolf, wolfdog and dog rescue for something like 30 years. I’ve volunteered for and have been employed by L.A. city shelters. I’ve worked for a respected rescue group. In addition to being a professional trainer and behavior specialist, I now volunteer at an L.A. County shelter. I share all of this to let you know that I’ve seen a lot in the dog world over the years. But never in all of that time have I seen anything like the flood of Huskies that is now pouring in to California shelters and rescues. more

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Dog of the Week!

Meet: Ashton