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Chloe and puppies

An Education in Love

Category: Dog Life
In the world of animal welfare, it is heart that makes a family. An abandoned mother dog has been “schooled” in this beautiful lesson by one special Helen Woodward Animal Center foster volunteer named Ami Askins and her classroom of 3rd and 4th Graders at Los Penasquitos Elementary School.  Without a family and late into her pregnancy, the shepherd-blend named Chloe received an emergency flight to the Center in search of safety and a place to give birth.  Now Chloe and her beautiful litter of twelve have a place to rest while nursing, along with a true education in love. more
Apps You Need for Your Dog

Apps You Need for Your Dog

Category: Dog Life
Your Dog’s Complete Vet Records at your Fingertips! more
Dog Running in the park having fun

Doggone Best Summer Ever!

Category: Inspire
1. Camping, but make it hip—and canine inclusive. more
Part-time Dogs

Part-time Dogs

Category: Dog Life
Do you know someone who would love the company of a dog, but can’t for whatever reason—housing, travel, work-schedule—make a full-time commitment? Or, do you have a penchant for a particular breed, say a Cairn-Terrier or Saint Bernard, but wonder if the Cairn’s busy terrier-ness or the Berner’s giant size is a match for your personality and lifestyle? If you’ve ever hankered for some part-time dog company or wanted to try out a certain breed, borrowing a dog could be the ticket! more
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Soft Rock To Reggae—Dogs Shown To Have Musical Taste

Category: Dog Life
I dropped by the office of a colleague of mine to pick up a book that she wanted me to read. Her office was different than most others in the university since she had an antique oak desk instead of the more modern university issue, and she insisted on soft tungsten lighting instead of using the built-in florescent light fixtures. However, the most distinctive thing about her office was the fact that music was continually playing at a low volume from two compact speakers on her bookshelf. more

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Dog of the Week!

Meet: Snow