"We would love to tell you that every dog can flourish in every home, but the truth is that, no matter what you do, sometimes a dog and family are not a good fit." ~ Patricia McConnell and Karen London, Love Has No Age Limit: Welcoming an Adopted Dog into Your Home My first dog [...]..
My inbox has changed in the last few years. I still receive work, friend, and family emails, but I increasingly receive dog product and promotional emails, which I've learned to delete as quickly as possible...
I've got the `dog play' bug, arguably one of the better winter bugs to have. I recently covered which toys dogs prefer (the answer: new ones, although old ones can be reinvigorated), as well as the unfortunate finding that when a dog's not "playing right," it could be you, not them...
You've probably heard the expression, Life Is Short: Play With A Dog. "Okay!" you think. "I'll do it!" After all, dogs play together until they are gray in the face.
Despite their individual differences, dogs as a species still have overarching `dog like' attributes. If you live with a dog, you might have reflected on a particular doggie characteristic this holiday season without even realizing it...
Can't believe so-and-so said that in front of everyone? Is it time for a break from members of your own species? The dogs are here to help.
I've been writing about dog humping for years. Jon Stewart mentioned my first piece, "H*mping: Why Do They Do It?" on air. Fine, it could have had something to do with the dog-friendly workplace at “The Daily Show” being featured in that issue of The Bark magazine, but for some reason, my humping article grabbed [...]..
Ask me about my childhood dog Brandy, and I hope you have at least an hour to spare. The story of how she came into my life (told here) is entertaining enough (and to hold your attention, I would play up the parts about the mother-daughter conflict that preceded visiting the shelter, as well as [...]..
The Beagle stopped dead in his tracks. It. Was. Coming. As the fire truck neared, the Beagle held his stance, put his head back, and out came a long, deep howl.
A picture of a dog mid-sneeze is delightful. Twenty-seven dogs caught mid-sneeze is icing on the cake. It is impossible not to smile as you scroll through these dogs, squinting and contorting just like we do...
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