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Thomas Waerner and his sled dogs

Winning Sled Dogs Finally Get Home to Norway

Category: NewsBite
On March 18th, Thomas Waerner and his sled dogs won the iconic 2020 Iditarod race in Alaska, crossing the finish line after spending nine days, 10 hours, 37 minutes, and 47 seconds on the trail. more
15 Signs Your Dog is in Pain

15 Signs Your Dog is in Pain

Category: Health
After reading the excellent Dr. Petty’s Pain Relief for Dogs, by Dr. Mike Petty, a “pain vet” working with cutting-edge research to help relieve canine pain, there were standout parts we just had to share with you, namely: age should never be used as an excuse for an animal in pain; our pets feel as much or more pain than we do; and there is a treatment out there for every dog. more
How to Spice Up Your Dog Walks

How to Spice Up Your Dog Walks

Category: Dog Life
Dogs, like people, can get bored by the same old round‑the‑block routine. Keep your walk-time fresh and interesting by mixing it up a bit. Think new sights, new smells, new friends. Here are some fresh takes on the walk to keep it exciting.   1. Socialize Stop and talk to strangers who are also walking their dogs and ask if your dogs can socialize a bit. If their dogs (and yours) are friendly, this is a great socialization opportunity. more
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One Man’s Plan to End Pet Over-Population

Category: Dog Life
It all started when 10-year-old Dylan looked out his bedroom window and caught something out of the corner of his eye. He thought it might be a baby coyote, a reasonable guess since his family lived in Thousand Oaks, California. He got his mom, Lynnda, and together they went outside to take a look.  more
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Meet the Havanese

Category: Breeds
Intelligent, outgoing, and funny, this beloved member of the Toy group is an adored family member for good reason—the Havanese is incredibly charming and great with both kids and other dogs. This extroverted small dog, known for its trademark silky coat and big brown eyes, is actually native to Cuba. Expect a social, playful, comic companion that will win the hearts of all he meets. Though small, the Havanese is sturdy—and smart. They excel at learning tricks and make surprisingly good watchdogs to boot! more

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Dog of the Week!

Meet: Bandit