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Pet Tech: All About the Smart Dog Collar

Picture this: You’re sitting at your desk at work when you hear the familiar ping of a notification on your smartphone. The message has been sent by your dog’s collar, letting you know that she has gotten out again. Time … Continue reading

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More than a Cage: The Benefits of Crate Training

Some dog owners see crates as “cages”, confinement for their animals, to be used as punishment or only if absolutely necessary. Crates are not only necessary at times, but can also be indispensable, caring tools in the hands of responsible … Continue reading

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Not Always Easy as ABC: What to Know About Service Dogs in Schools

We’ve all seen firsthand or heard stories of the wonderful ways in which service dogs are trained to help people. From dogs trained to guide visually impaired individuals, to those who can detect and alert a person of an impending … Continue reading

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Do Animals Dream?

Ask most observant pet owners whether animals, such as cats and dogs, dream and you are likely to get a lot of anecdotal (and endearing) stories. From the soft yips of a snoozing puppy to the whisker twitches of a … Continue reading

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Quiet Heroes: Saluting America’s K9 Veterans

Strong. Intelligent. Stately. Loyal. Dedicated. Just a few of the many adjectives one could use to describe U.S. military dogs. Vietnam veteran and former military dog handler Joseph J. White felt the same way, which is why he founded National … Continue reading

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