Monthly Archives: July 2015

Seamus the Dog: My Wikipedia Changes Live

Hey readers, I made it good as a Wikipedia editor. The pay is lousy but the prestige is fine … well, maybe.Here’s the background. About a month ago, I wrote a post on the incident of Mitt Romney and his … Continue reading

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Cancer: Why Dogs are Critical in the Fight

There are countless stories of dogs waking their masters before a fire or an intruder causes serious harm. But there’s another way dogs are saving human lives. In my very first blog post, I mentioned recent discoveries of dogs detecting … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia’s HomeDog

NOVA SCOTIA, Canada—Up here, one indigenous dog is the pride of the Island. It is the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, but locals just call it “Little River” or Toller. In fact, all of Canada seems enamored. Little River has … Continue reading

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July 4th, Not Fun for Skunky

 My friend Gina found her dog, Skunky, on the streets of Patterson, New Jersey as a pup some 13 years ago. She suspects that he’d been used as a “bait dog” for dogfights, because he was always cowering down, scared … Continue reading

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Dog Play: Exercise or Exorcise?

If you close your eyes and listen to the video below, you may think you are listening to the devil. That sound has become a part of daily life since I have Welcomed Dog Days of Summer, because Day-ay and Ragazzo, … Continue reading

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