Choosing a Name for Your Dog

Dog Names What’s in a name? Turns out, there can be a lot significance to the name you choose for your dog. There was a time when dog names were separate from human names; Rover, Fido, and Rex ruled. Nowadays ‘people’ names lead the pack. Olive, Annabelle, Lucy, and Leo...
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The Dalmatian: Beyond Dogs101

One of the great things about Animal Planet’s hit show Dogs101 is that it will hopefully help people considering a purebred dog to understand how carefully they should research the breeds they are most interested in. Choosing a dog is a long term commitment (hopefully at least 15 years)....
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Why Do Dogs Roll in Poop and Other Smelly Stuff?

Anyone who has spent a Summer in New York City can understand why most urban dwellers anxiously await the coveted invitation to visit a friend in the country for a weekend. While the drive out of the city is sure to be a test of mental stamina for even...
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Stereotypes and Generalizations of the Pit Bull

Generalizations are a tricky business. On the one hand, they are necessary in order for us to more easily understand our complex world. On the other hand, by definition, generalizations don’t provide detailed information, nor are they always accurate. When it comes to dogs, people seem to be wildly...
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Whatever Happened to the Term Alpha Dog?

The term alpha applied to wolves has had a long history. For many years books and articles about wolves have mentioned the alpha male and alpha female or the alpha pair. In much popular writing the term is still in use today. However, keen observers may have noticed that...
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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

My friend’s dog Moo got his name because he has the color pattern of a black and white Holstein cow. However, he has lived up to his name in ways that go beyond aesthetics. One of Moo’s favorite pastimes is hanging out in the yard and plucking bits of...
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