Pets

Dog Duty: Don’t Ask Me To Do That

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April 15, 2014
dog butt

“They wipe his butt? With a baby wipe? Right over the kitchen counter?” It seemed a little over-the-top to me, but what did I know? I didn’t have a dog.
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What A Dog Can Teach You About Love

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July 3, 2013
dog's love

No sooner had the kids left the nest, I had this handful of destructive energy to train and manage. I hated it!
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That Dog Don’t Hunt (Not After I Ran Over It With a Tractor)

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May 17, 2013
Dog driving tractor

The office I work in is next door to our local DMV, giving me a direct view of government business as waves of people deal with their licensing issues, title transfers, and best of all, their driving tests. Looking out of the large picture window, I can usually tell quite quickly if Tiffany passed
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Mother’s Day Dog Tale

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May 16, 2013
Mother's Day Dog Tale

Mom starts sobbing when I call to tell her that Blue, the not-so-small Newfoundland she’d held in her lap as a tiny puppy, is very ill. The first born of Bella’s eight-member brood, Blue is not quite a year old. Our veterinarian can’t figure out what is wrong. Blue continues to have trouble breathing
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When Did You Know Your Dog Needed Therapy?

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May 15, 2013
When Did You Know Your Pet Needed Therapy

At lunch with a new friend,  I chatted about attending pet therapy.   Very delicately she asked “When did you know your dog needed therapy?” I  must have skipped a few crucial details in discussing how I work with my dog to give, not receive, treatment. Slipping the lanyard with the pair of IDs
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Immortalizing My Dog

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May 14, 2013
Pet art pet paintings

Jazz become the centerpiece of our life and is now the centerpiece on our kitchen table.
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The Dog Is Dead And That’s OK

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May 14, 2013
The Dog is Dead

Are there others of you out there that loved your dog but are just a little bit happy the dog is finally dead?
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Become A Dog Training Pro: Clicker Training w/ Karen Pryor

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May 14, 2013
Pet training

Are you interested in changing your life up to do something innovative and exciting?
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Losing My Hearing and Finding Jill

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May 14, 2013
Losing My Hearing and Finding Jill

You can overcome almost any obstacle if you have good food, a warm bed, regular exercise and people you love who also love you.
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Empty Nest? Nurture The Dog

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May 14, 2013
kids leave nest nurture the dog

"What's the empty nest like?" I asked him. "What do you do with all the energy you once dedicated to nurturing your kids?"
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The Science of Happiness and Pets

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May 14, 2013
Science of Cute

Cute stimulates the pleasure centers of the brain --- we have an instinctive reaction to adorableness.
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Relocation Stress: Not Just For Humans

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May 14, 2013
Relocating with pets

Why would I think that being left alone in a unfamiliar apartment with the door closed while I went to the market or the movies would cause him to chew the door?
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Our Favorite Funny Animal Pics and Vids

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May 14, 2013
funny animals funny dogs

Check back here every day this week for new funny, adorable and amazing pet pictures and videos.
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13 Great Photos of Smiling Dogs

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May 13, 2013
Boston Dog Photography

If these don't make you smile, nothing will.
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The Crazy Cat Lady

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April 24, 2012
PamperedCat

When do you cross over the border between pet lover and crazy cat lady?
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In Cat Years

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January 24, 2012
in cat years image

I don't know whether I need him more in this transformative phase of my life, or whether it is he who clings to me, but whatever it is, we're in it together.
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Dogs & Wine

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December 12, 2011
RedAdirondack-2-225x300

Sometimes, the meeting takes place on her front steps, and we sip as our two 75-plus pound dogs run, tumble, bark or just lie resting nearby.
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Grooming Thoughts on Loss

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November 11, 2011
bella-feat2

It is summer shedding season for Bella, my female Newfoundland; hairy hummocks of black fur drift around the kitchen as I brush, and brush, and brush.
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