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The Great Green Grass of Home

Category: Health
For dogs and kids, nothing beats an expanse of natural green grass. For one, unlike artificial turf, there are no issues with odour build-up, an obvious concern for dog people. It’s also softer and it’s natural, converting carbon dioxide into oxygen and filtering groundwater through its roots. Natural grass also helps to delay runoff, reduce erosion, and cool urban heat, and provides an ecosystem for thousands of crawling critters. more

Does Breed Predict Behaviour?

Category: Breeds
I can’t count the number of times I have heard people complain about the dog they selected as a pet. I am continually hearing things like,“I chose a Golden Retriever because all of the books describe the breed as being really smart and easy to train. So I got one. Unfortunately, I think that I have seen river rocks that are more trainable than my Golden Retriever is.” Similar refrains go something like this: “Because I have kids, I checked all of the breed descriptions to find a friendly breed of dog. more
Pet Talk: Household Toxicities

Pet Talk: Household Toxicities

Category: Health
Although we may be extra-cautious when using household cleaners, automotive products, or pest control products in our homes and gardens, it may come as a surprise that the tasty morsel we just dropped while preparing dinner could endanger our best friend. more
How Smart is Your Dog?

How Smart is Your Dog?

Category: Health
You only go to the vet maybe once a year for those regular check-ups and booster shots, but, sure enough, whenever you get within five blocks of the vet's office, your dog starts whining, panting, and looking anxious. Does she really remember from year to year the exact route you drive to get there? more
Love This! The Majority Project

Love This! The Majority Project

Category: Inspire
We are the majority There are millions of Pit Bull owners across North America who live peaceful lives with their beloved family pets. Families like these are the rule, not the exception.  more

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