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Meet Dilly, a Neapolitan Mastiff.  Neapolitan Mastiffs are one of the world’s oldest breeds, tracing their heritage to Alexander the Great, who brought them into Rome around 300 B.C. They are large – make that huge – measuring up to 29 inches and weighing up to 154 pounds. Although they have been used as military … Continue reading


Several years ago, Penelope was certified to be a therapy dog. Each week we visited either a nursing home or a rehab center. One time a resident said she would rather see a cat. Penelope was insulted. Another time an Elvis impersonator was on the premises. He took one look at Penelope and sang You … Continue reading