Sled Dogs Play Starring Role in Suzuki’s Super Bowl Ad

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For the second consecutive year, Suzuki is throwing its ad/marketing hat into the ring during the Super Bowl with “Sled.” This year, the stars of Suzuki’s commercial (in addition to its Kizashi sports sedan, of course) … Read More

Working Terriers

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Terriers were bred from their very beginnings to perform services. In Great Britain that often took the form of breeding programs to produce a dog that would hunt fox, chase badgers or kill rats. While those … Read More

Puppies Behind Bars and The Dog Tags Program

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Puppies Behind Bars (PBB) is a non-profit organization dedicated to training prison inmates to raise puppies to be guide dogs for the blind. The puppies live in prison for sixteen months, after which they are tested … Read More

Specialized Dog Training Needed For Service Dogs

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And you thought normal dog training was difficult. Sit, stay, down, come, heel… all require weeks or more of dedicated trainer and dog effort to master. Now, consider the months or years needed to train a … Read More

Specialized Training: Working and Assistance Dogs

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Once upon a time, seeing-eye (guide) dogs were almost the only type of assistance dog around. Over the last few decades, the field has widened considerably. Today, dogs help the hearing impaired, the blind, wheelchair bound … Read More

Jilli Dog and the Magic Card Trick

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According to the YouTube description: http://www.jillidog.com Tiny Yorkshire Terrier Jilli Dog does a cool magic card trick with her trainer Rick Caran. Jilli is the only poker playing dog in the world. This smart dog plays … Read More

What Is Animal Assisted Therapy?

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By Echo Wang Having a pet is something that many take for granted. However there are people that need to have a pet in order to work through something that have happened in their life. Therapy … Read More

How To Feed A Guard Dog

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How To Feed A Guard Dog By Kelly Marshall Guard dogs have extremely important jobs and they can end up serving on patrol duty, in riot control, shore watch, sentry duty and warehouse duty to name … Read More

Training the Reliable Watch Dog – How to Get Started Today – Part I

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Training the Reliable Watch Dog – How to Get Started Today – Part I By Aidan Bindoff If Home Security is important to you, then you may want to train your dog to be a reliable … Read More

Peculiar Pets

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Peculiar Pets By Jonathon Hardcastle People have found shelter and comfort in pets since the beginning of time. Animals have been man’s best friend, protector and a source of great pleasure. Dogs, cats, parrots, birds, rabbits … Read More

Protection Dog Training – Vicious Animal or Family Pet?

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Protection Dog Training – Vicious Animal or Family Pet? By Tyler Brown I was recently in a social setting where I was asked about my dog, Rocco. Rocco is my Rottweiler who has undergone extensive protection … Read More

Animals Are Not Just Pets Anymore

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Animals Are Not Just Pets Anymore By Linda Meckler Do you know what a Seeing Eye Dog Is? Do you know what a Service Dog is? Have you ever owned one or know someone that has … Read More

Field vs. Show – What’s the Difference?

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Field vs. Show – What’s the Difference? By Geoffrey English This past winter I attended a number of Sportsman Shows throughout the northeast where I performed numerous waterdog retrieving demonstrations, showing the versatility of the English … Read More

Sniffing dogs used for endangered species research

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The Poodle (and Dog) Blog posted an article about working dogs involving endangered species and plants… …. Besides sniffing out illegal drugs, bombs, money, and bad guys, dogs are being trained to find most unusual scents: … Read More

Pets Help Heal

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Pets Help Heal By Paul W Wilson Therapy dogs are dogs that are canine good citizens and are well trained and of a nature that is suitable for interaction with humans who are unwell. Studies have … Read More

Brinkley For Governor!

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Dog Running For Governor In Alaska Some might say the world is going to the dogs. Others are hoping! One Alaskan gubernatorial candidate is an extreme long shot to win. But he’ll keep barking up every … Read More

Hayfever cabbie in bid to ban guide dogs

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A CABBIE who suffers from hayfever has asked councillors to exempt him from a licensing condition that obliges taxi drivers to carry guide or hearing dogs. In a submission to the city council, Keith Bell said … Read More

Training a "Seeing-Eye" Dog for the Blind

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Training a “Seeing-Eye” Dog for the Blind By Zahid Sindhu Dogs that provide mobility and independence for a blind person come in a variety of shapes and sizes. These dogs provide more than simply eyes for … Read More

9/11 Search and Rescue Dogs Complete Year 4 MRI Scans with Iams

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– 9/11 Search and Rescue Dogs Complete Year 4 MRI Scans with Iams Search and rescue dogs are trained and relied upon to find survivors of devastating events, such as Hurricane Katrina and the Oklahoma City … Read More

Guide dog schools badly needed in Taiwan

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Wednesday, May 17, 2006 The Taiwan Guide Dog Association recently called on the public to support its plan to set up a guide dog training school for the benefit of the visually impaired. The call deserves … Read More

Shooting Dogs and The Close Season

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Shooting Dogs and The Close Season By Stan Rawlinson Breeding Specialisation Todays working dogs are the product of countless years of specialised breeding, which has resulted in dogs with an instinctual flair for hunting and retrieving. … Read More

Pets Help Heal

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Pets Help Heal By Paul Wilson Therapy dogs are dogs that are canine good citizens and are well trained and of a nature that is suitable for interaction with humans who are unwell. Studies have shown … Read More

Dog Dancing Show – Slovenska Cernobila Babeta

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I found this free video on GOOGLE VIDEO … Dog Dancing Show TT 3 min 49 sec – Feb 27, 2006 Slovenska cernobila Babeta

Therapy Dog Training – Video – Getting Used To Equipment

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I found this free video on GOOGLE VIDEO .. Therapy Dog Training http://www.clickertrainusa.com 1 min 29 sec – Dec 31, 2005 Caption: Therapy dogs need to learn to accept various types of equipment and not fear … Read More

Police Training a Dog – The Ultimate Service

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Police Training a Dog – The Ultimate Service by Marc Lindsay Good police dog training is important for any dog that is potentially going to become a member of any police force. Selecting the right dog … Read More

How To Find a Search and Rescue Dog Training School

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How To Find a Search and Rescue Dog Training School by Melissa Buhmeyer There are many things dogs can be trained to do but, of all the tasks a working dog can perform, search and rescue … Read More

Dogs bring health dose of affection to hospital

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The Advocate – Dogs bring health dose of affection to hospital Duplicate Post from PapillonLvr.com – Blog Andrew Duddie gets a lick Monday from “Daisy Mae,” a black and white papillon breed dog, as part of … Read More

SPCA program takes trained dogs to schools to listen to young readers

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The Post and Courier | Charleston.net | News | Charleston, SC – SPCA program takes trained dogs to schools to listen to young readers Sure, he can roll over and speak, but has he read ‘War … Read More

Families raise pups for a cause

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Families raise pups for a cause | http://www.azstarnet.com Photos by Dean Knuth / Arizona Daily Star Michelle Mueller, 16, attends to Drama, a 9-month-old black labrador puppy being trained as a guide dog for the blind, … Read More

The Naples Dog Club papillons gave a free performance

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I posted this article on my other site .. http://PapillonLvr.com/blog/ .. Check it out! PapillonLvr.com – Blog ? The Naples Dog Club papillons gave a free performance

Lovesick Animals Blind to Road Dangers

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Animal Planet :: News :: Animals Disregard Traffic Picture(s): AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty | A Moose in the Mood? A bull moose crosses a road, possibly on the trail of a fertile doe. Moose and other … Read More

Want to Start with Dog Shows? Show Small Dogs!

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Want to Start with Dog Shows? Show Small Dogs! By Blake Kritzberg The lights, the ring, the glamor! Ever think you might like to become involved with showing dogs? If so, then starting with “toy” or … Read More

Governor declares October 29 as Military Working Dog Teams Day

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Governor declares October 29 as Military Working Dog Teams Day BUCK Contributed by Johnny Mayo Johnny Mayo and Buck have been busy traveling in 2005 promoting their book, Buck’s Heroes , and explaining the importance of … Read More

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