Dogs Are the Best Therapy

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“For those that struggle with mental illness – it’s not your fault. There are others out there that struggle as well – more than you know.”
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I Put My Dog Down Today

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“I put my dog down yesterday. He was not sick. He was not old. I rescued him over 8 years ago. And I put him down to rescue him again.”
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Tribute to a Beloved Rescue Dog

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“She liked to spend time outside eating grass, and occasionally our fishing bait. Most of the time she slept – having a comfy bed is what meant the most to her.”
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My First Dog

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“Finally, after six years of debating the pros and cons of shelter dogs, purebreds, puppies or adult dogs, fate threw us a mixture of all and we took the plunge!”
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Rescue Puppies Gone Global

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“We took the mom in, and when she gave birth to those little puppies I totally fell in love.”
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How My Rescue Dog Rescued Me

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“He dances when I come home and walks on his hind legs, backward. He makes me laugh so hard it once triggered an asthma attack.”
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3-Year-Old Sends a Letter to Dog Heaven… and Gets a Reply!

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“This morning, this unstamped note appeared in our mailbox. The return address read only, ‘From Moe.’”
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12 Signs That You’re the Proudest Pup Parent on the Block

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“It’s not that we’re bragging, it’s just that we’re super proud and honored to be blessed with such an amazing furball.”
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Committing to a Dog After Cancer

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“Our thrice-daily walking routine helped me come out of my cancer fog. Day-by-day, walk-by-walk, I came to realize I would likely achieve a normal life.”
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10 Things You Should Know About Dating a Dog Lover

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“The best thing about being a dog lover is that the canine companion in your life will love you unconditionally. This affection is reciprocated tenfold.”
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Want to Raise Empathetic Kids?  Get Them a Dog.

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Unlike IQ, which is fixed at birth, EQ can grow and be nurtured, and what better way than with a loving pet who is a gift to the whole family?
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A Beer You Can Share with Your Dog

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“If you can’t share a beer with your best friend, then what else is there?”
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An Open Letter to the Person Who Left This Sweet Dog at the Kill Shelter

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“I was worried she was alone and scared, looking everywhere for her family. I couldn’t stand the thought of it — and she wasn’t even my dog.”
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Blog Roll

Photo Courtesy: Stella Dauer

Blog Roll
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Oklahoma Shelter Dogs Sent to Wisconsin and Texas to Make Room for “Tornado Dogs”

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma — While we have watched as tearful humans in Oklahoma are connected with the pets torn from their homes by the recent FE5 tornado there were other dogs at risk of not finding homes at all.
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Dog Walking Regulations Go Into Effect July in San Francisco

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If you’re going to walk dogs in SF make sure you know the new laws
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Dognition Helps You Understand How Your Furbuddy Thinks

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Find out how your dog solves problems with Dognition
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Parents Share More (Germs) with Their Dogs than Their Children

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Who do parents share more with — their children or their dogs?
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Thousands of Dogs Walk in Perth, Australia Fundraiser

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10,000+ dogs walk to raise money for RSPCA
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Dogs Offer Crucial Help in Developing Cure for Human Dementia

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Dementia patients may soon thank dogs for a cure
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