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Puppy Styled

Puppy Styled

Category: Play
When LA-based photographer Grace Chon began to work on the idea for an original photo series called “Hairy,” she didn’t know it would become the delightful, newly released book Puppy Styled. She just knew she wanted to capture a series of before-and-after shots of dogs transformed through grooming. more
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Is Your Disobedient, “Untrainable” Dog Actually A Super-Smart Evil Genius?

Category: Dog Training
When Dr. Sophia Yin, a pioneer in force-free positive-reward-based training, passed away in 2014, the world lost a tremendous advocate for the humane treatment of animals. Her legacy lives on, however, not only in training, behaviour, and veterinary communities, but through the many lives she touched by helping people better understand animal behaviour. A core group of her dedicated employees stayed on after her passing to manage the company and continue her work, and it remains an invaluable resource. more
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California Bill Bans Sale of Mill-bred Dogs, Cats, and Rabbits in Pet Stores

Category: NewsBite
A historical piece of legislation has been passed in California that will have a profound impact on pets and the pet industry. California has passed a bill that will ban the sale of mill-bred dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet stores, with its enforcement commencing January 1st, 2019. Authored by Assembly member Patrick O’Donnell, the measure is known as AB 485 or the Pet Rescue and Adoption Act, and specifies that pet stores in California may carry these animals only if they are sourced from a shelter or rescue group of some kind.  more
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Keep Your Dog and Your Home FLEA-FREE!

Category: Health
Fleas are the bane of many a dog and many a dog owner. Dogs can easily pick up fleas outside and a few fleas can quickly lead to an infestation, causing both you and your dog serious discomfort and even illness. Signs your dog has fleas include black specs in his fur (that would be flea dirt), white specs in his fur (those would be flea eggs—ack!), and scratching and nipping, particularly at the base of the tail. Get a fine-toothed flea comb and comb your dog, concentrating at the neck and tail base, looking through the debris the comb collects. more
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This FBI Member Has Four Legs

Category: Inspire
Dogs have evolved by our side for over 30,000 years and have earned the title of “best friends.” They’ve learned to read our moods, and know how to calm us down, says Kerri Rodriguez, graduate researcher at Purdue University’s Centre for the Human-Animal Bond. more

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