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The lifespans of dogs are much shorter than ours. Living through and processing the grief of their passing is one of the hardest aspects of loving dogs. For those dog guardians who feel like they just can’t let go, one option becoming increasingly accessible is cloning. Dog Cloning may sound like something out of a
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Your dog has thoughts and feelings. Complicated thoughts and feelings. What if he could express them in ways other than dogspeak? What if he could take to the Twitterverse? ©eyewave | Getty Images Burglar at window … zzz, mailman at door… zzz, other dog walking across territory … zzz. Ever have the feeling that when
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Podcast popularity is soaring — and naturally, the medium brims with shows that cover the many aspects of a dog-focused lifestyle. Taking in chats with celebrity canine owners, positive-reinforcement training tips and puppy-focused episodes, here are 10 starting points to navigating the dog-pod vault. Walking The Dog Walking The Dog features radio presenter Emily Dean
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Show him, Sadie. See? Look, look! See how she can’t see her cookie?” I was seated across from an 11-year-old snowy Schnauzer that was apparently oblivious to the treat dangling in front of her. I’d known Sadie for six years, since her family fled the frigid winters of upstate New York for the milder climate
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The post Normal Is Boring by Melissa L. Kauffman appeared first on Dogster. Copying over entire articles infringes on copyright laws. You may not be aware of it, but all of these articles were assigned, contracted and paid for, so they aren’t considered public domain. However, we appreciate that you like the article and would
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The post New Products for Spot by Melissa L. Kauffman appeared first on Dogster. Copying over entire articles infringes on copyright laws. You may not be aware of it, but all of these articles were assigned, contracted and paid for, so they aren’t considered public domain. However, we appreciate that you like the article and
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A rescue dog can find himself suddenly sprung from his cell and moved to a place with soft beds and softer laps all in the span of 24 hours. It’s like hitting the lottery and getting released from prison all on the same day — pretty overwhelming. It’s a lot to take in for any
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We were surprised to learn that a lot of people on the Internet search for “Blue Heeler,” which is actually just another name for the Australian Cattle Dog. We wondered whether those people thought they were looking for a separate breed or if they knew they could have also searched for “Australian Cattle Dog.” Then we thought,
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Let’s be honest: You always knew there was something just a little … spooky about your Pug, didn’t you? It’s something about those deep, black eyes. They’re adorable, yes, but there’s something else, something that’s looking back at you with perhaps just a little more knowledge and understanding than you expect from your dog. You
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When The Beatles sing it’s been “A Hard Day’s Night” because they’ve been “working like a dog,” the implication — according to the song — is that dogs work very hard. While some dogs might work very hard, most of the dogs I know are freeloading mutts who spend their days lying around and farting,
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Every year in the weeks before Burning Man, people constantly call the office and stop us on the street and interrupt us at lunch and ask, “Can I bring my dog to Burning Man?” You’re crazy, we say. Leave us alone. But they persist, telling us all the reasons their dog wants to go to
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Tomorrow (Sept. 6) is Fight Procrastination Day, and in a effort to help you be a better you and achieve all you want to achieve, we asked a dog for tips to help fight procrastination and get your life in order. He really came through. 1. Get physically fit! Today it’s time to hit the
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Okay, confession: When my family would go to Disneyland (and we lived in Southern California so we went like, every year) my sister was always stoked on going on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride. And me? That ride scared the crap out of me. So everyone would go on the ride and my poor
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Thank you so much to everyone who entered our Halloween Photo Contest! There were so many amazing entries — all your dogs are so good-looking and so well-behaved! We received more than 100 entries and from those, we randomly selected five finalists. The finalists are featured below, and now we need your vote to determine our
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Like a nutmeg-scented blob assimilating the grocery store aisle by aisle, Pumpkin Spice has infiltrated our soap, our booze and even our breakfast cereals. When it was done with the humans, it came for the canines, oozing out of the grocery store and into the pet food shops. Dog cookies, dog cologne and even dog
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Today is National Bacon Day, a day dedicated to the cooking and eating of bacon, which is in sharp contrast to the other 364 days of the year, which are dedicated to the cooking and eating of bacon. We wondered how dogs are celebrating National Bacon Day, because of all the cooking and eating of
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Universal Letter Writing Week takes place Jan. 7 to 11, and during that time you’re supposed to write a letter. On paper. Using the programming language known as handwriting. We thought about it: Maybe a dog would want to do this? We found one and asked him. Dogster: It’s Universal Letter Writing Week! Do you
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A company on Etsy is selling “butt covers” for dogs, which allow you to cover your dog’s anus with any number of fanciful designs: a flower, a heart, a cupcake, a star, a disco ball, the radioactivity symbol. [pushes away computer, stands up, stares quietly out window] [returns to computer, sighs] On the Etsy site,
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