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How to Make Your Owner Feel Better During a Heartache, a Guest Blog by Day-Ay the Dog

  (Day-ay, a Yorkie-Chihuahua mixed breed, is filling in for me today.) Humans are very serious creatures, and sometimes they lose their packs. They call this a heartache, and you’ll notice the signals right away. They will sleep more. They … 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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Where Sleeping Dogs Lie

 Do you sleep with your dog(s)? The pros and cons of this practice are the subject of lots of blog posts—for example, here, here, and on a post that claims that nearly half of dogs sleep in their owner’s beds.  But … Continue reading

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My Psychic Connection with Jojo

Jojo, my first dog, was diagnosed with epilepsy when he was almost 3 years old. We’d just moved from Illinois to New York for school, and his seizures started not long after our arrival. The vet said that they were … Continue reading

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