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Training Tips Tuesday: Keep Your Dog from Running Away

When your dog runs away, your world comes to a sudden halt. Nothing else matters except getting your fur baby back home. It can be absolutely frightening to watch your dog dart through traffic, run off into the neighborhood, or speed away without a thought for where he’s going. Blame it on the squirrels, blame it on doggie laser-focus, or blame it on instinct- some...

Silly Dog Sunday: Dog Joins Warm Ups

This dog is getting a bikini body this summer for sure! Check out that coordination! I’m pretty sure that dog has better moves than most humans. Go dogo! Team bicycles to get the morning started. #fitpup @riptidetheretriever A post shared by Stanford Women’s Crew (@stanfordwcrew) on Apr 21, 2017 at 9:34am PDT

Little Boy Sponsors Shelter Dogs with Allowance Money

Most four-year-old boys choose to spend their allowance money on Hot Wheels cars, candy, or the latest hottest toy. But not Jaxton Betschart, a four year old from Charleston. He had a plan for his saved allowance- he wanted to help homeless dogs. The family’s military housing restrictions prevented them from adopting any more dogs themselves, so Jaxton donated his allowance to sponsor two dogs at...

Kaley Cuoco’s Dogs Win Over the Internet

Big Bang actress Kaley Cuoco is known for her gushing love of her pets. The twenty-nine-year-old star has four dogs- Norman, Chester, Shirley and Ruby – and Zaza, a horse she took home following her split from her ex-husband, Ryan Sweeting.  But Norman is clearly the star of Kaley’s heart. And after seeing him, can you blame her? There is no stronger love or relationship on...

Dogs + Mud = Happiness

Springtime is here, and so is the mud! Is your dog a mud lover? Some dogs won’t pee in the rain but will jump at the chance to take a roll in the mud. It doesn’t make sense to us humans, but it sure does look like fun… until bath time. 🙂 Check out these mud loving dogs displaying their adorable messiness from BoredPanda.  ...

[VIDEOS] 8 of the Best Dog Voice Overs

You know that video that you’ve seen a dozen times but you still stop to watch it when you come across across it because it’s THAT fun? Well, #1 is that video for me. I think I still watch it at least once a week. Which one is your favorite?   1. This one is so good, we still watch it at least once a week…...

Is Your Dog Silently Suffering?

No pet parent likes to see their dog suffer, but would you know if your dog’s vision was impaired? I didn’t- at least not at first. Failing eyesight is a common problem for dogs, but it often goes unnoticed until it’s severe enough that the damage is irreversible. Do you ever catch your dog watching TV?  Dogs enjoy television because the motion on the screen...

Social Media Helps Return Kidnapped Dog to Grateful Dog-Parents

We all love our own pets. Going a bit further, most of us love our friends’ and neighbors’ pets as well. But what about the pets of someone we’ve never met? Yeah, most of us love them, too. Fortunately for Poppy, an entire community came together to help a family find the stolen puppy. After only a few days of being taken, a six month...

Training Tips Tuesday- Teaching Your Dog to Come When Called

Getting your dog to recall, or come when called, is one of the most important “tricks” you can teach your dog. For safety reasons, knowing your dog will come when called is a top priority. If your dog runs into traffic or enters an area that’s not safe, you need to be able to remove them from the situation quickly. Plus, chasing the dog all over...

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George Clooney’s Donation Saves Dogs Rescued from Backyard Breeder

George and Amal Clooney fans have one more reason to love the couple. The pair recently donated $10,000 to help care for nine Cocker Spaniels rescued from a backyard breeder in California. “We literally didn’t know how we were even going to begin to start paying for all of these new dogs that we took in on the same day,” Camp Cocker founder Cathy Stanley...