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The Therapist Has Four Legs

Category: Inspire
Before Rodney Kaufman hit his mid-twenties, life was going according to plan. He had been studying to become a chef at top-notch Cordon Bleu culinary schools in London and Paris. Upon returning to Toronto, Ontario, he worked at a couple of high-end restaurants before opening a fine dining establishment, Avant Garde Bistro and Wine Bar, in the Yorkville area of Toronto. more
Going Public

Going Public

Category: Inspire
Adopt-a-dog events in unexpected venues—hotels, coffee shops—are not only a smash hit, they’re incredibly successful in finding forever homes for homeless pups.   more
Shed Happens.

Shed Happens.

Category: Health
Shed happens. It’s a normal process—dogs naturally shed old or damaged hair, though the amount and frequency is determined by breed, your dog’s health, and the time of year. Dogs that develop a thick coat in the winter will shed it in the spring when it is no longer needed for extra warmth. Dogs who are always kept indoors tend to shed evenly throughout the year. more
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6 Interesting Dog Facts

Category: Breeds
Fit for royalty Though known for its adorably diminutive stature and lion-like fluffy coat, the Pomeranian actually hails from the same Spitz family as the much larger Samoyed and Malamute. In 1888, Queen Victoria brought the Pomeranian to England and bred them to compete in dog shows. Her preference was for smaller Poms, and during her lifetime, the breed's size decreased by half. more
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Let's Play!

Category: Dog Life
Launch the fun! Fetch-crazed dogs will love the iFetch Too ($199), an interactive, automatic ball launcher that shoots standard-sized tennis balls 10-40 feet. Includes a built-in, rechargeable battery so you can take it anywhere! more

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Dog of the Week!

Meet: Ashton