Hiking Tips For Encountering Predators

Buster Hiking

Do you know what to do if you meet a bear, a coyote, or a mountain lion on the trail? This week Buster and Ty offer advice that could protect you and your dog from being attacked by wild life while you’re hiking.
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Dog Days Are Over

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Let’s start the week off on a very, very high note…
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Biscuit the Rock Climbing Dog

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Like most Jack Russell Terriers, there is no stopping Biscuit – but this crafty canine has found a fun way to burn off all of that excess energy.
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Mutt Makeover Saves Unruly Dog


Labeled a bad dog and scheduled to be put down, Magnus has a new lease on life.
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Woman Sells Home to Save Her Dog

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When her six-month-old puppy was diagnosed with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), Australian Tanya Hoberg realized that she was in over her head.
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Giveaway: Houndstown Leash/Collar Set


Today’s giveaway features a matching leash and collar of the winner’s choosing.
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Have You Ever Accidentally Supported a Puppy Mill?

Puppy mills breed suffering

Pet store puppies in their clean, shiny kennels, soon to be on their way home with their new (accidental puppy-mill supporting) families do not need rescuing. Their parents need rescuing.
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Fudge & Friends


There goes my cell phone bill…

Louis CK: Why I Had to Punch My Dog

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A hilarious and accurate account of the communication breakdown that occurs between dog and owner in the heat of an emergency.
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Book Giveaway: Through A Dog’s Eyes

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A stirring, inspiring book with the power to change the way we understand and communicate with our dogs.
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The Saturday Pet Blogger Hop: Amazing Funny Dog Tricks by Nana

Amazing Funny Dog Tricks by Nana

Brains and beauty make for a winning combination and a brilliant video.
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Dog Rescues 6-Year-Old Girl from Drowning

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In the words of one eyewitness: “I have never seen anything like it.”
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Detroit, Cleveland Under Cloud of Dog Poo Bacteria


Bacteria from fecal material — in particular, dog fecal material — may constitute the dominant source of airborne bacteria in Cleveland’s and Detroit’s wintertime air, says a new University of Colorado Boulder study.
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Puppy Freaks Out Over Lime


Rawrrr too sour!
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Long Term Study: Cardiovascular Disease in Dogs


For more than 15 years, Kansas State University researcher Michele Borgarelli has studied heart diseases in man’s best friend.

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You Just Never Know…..

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Multi-dog household? You just never know what a day might bring.
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Retired Military Dog Needs Home, Faces Euthanasia


A veteran of the Iraq war is running out of time.
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Play Red Light -A Fun Training Game For Kids and Dogs

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Play Red Light with your kids and dogs to encourage safe interactions and to help to teach your dog that all important chill skill.
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Lost Wedding Ring Found in Dog


A Wisconsin couple has a metal detector to thank for the return of a lost wedding ring after their four-month-old Bulldog swallowed it.
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Hunter the Healer

hunter the healer

For over 40 years Vietnam veteran Barry Baker has been living a life of torment. Thanks to a dog named Hunter, that’s changing.
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