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PAWS. And Calm Down.

Today is April 15 – Income Tax Day.  For many, the days leading up to today have been stressful. If you need a quick, calming remedy, it may be lying at your feet. It’s your pet dog. Scientific studies have shown that petting a dog can lower blood pressure and decrease anxiety. Many colleges are … Continue reading

April Foolery

If it’s raining cats and dogs, what might you step in?                 A poodle  What do your dog and your phone have in common?                 They both have collar ID          What do you call a dog magician?                 A labracadabrador.  What happened to the dog that swallowed a firefly?                 It … Continue reading

Going by the Book

Penelope has quite an extensive resume. She’s a guardian and a faithful companion. She’s a nose work champion. And she’s a therapy dog. In this last capacity she has gone on visits to daycare centers and nursing homes.  And she has helped children learn to read. Children are often shy about reading or have difficulty. … Continue reading

Blowin’ in the Wind

March is coming in like a lion. Branches are crashing to the ground. Furniture is walking across the patio. Where’s the dog? Well the answer, my friend, is that he may be blowing in the wind.  That’s right. Buddy may be blowing in the wind. In this big scary world, little dogs have to worry … Continue reading

Dogs of Honor

A few days ago, the 143rd annual Westminster Kennel Club Show was held in New York City. And the winner of Best in Show was King, a wire-haired Fox Terrier. But King wasn’t the only winner.  2800 dogs were entered. That means that 2800 dogs won enough championship points throughout their careers to be invited … Continue reading