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Leash debate isn’t as difficult as being presented
18 Nov
11:59

Leash debate isn’t as difficult as being presented

Elected officials are again trying to conjure a way of belling the cats and leashing the dogs (News-Post, Nov. 11), I have experienced many such debates over 53 years. It is not as difficult as usually presented. But first my credentials for saying so. Like many youngsters, I […]

Dispute Over Man’s Best Friend Escalates Into Arrest
18 Nov
11:59

Dispute Over Man’s Best Friend Escalates Into Arrest

CCSO patrol car Enlarge Tracey Petersen, MML News Reporter Valley Springs, CA – A Campo Seco man was arrested after allegedly stealing a dog from a backyard and then fleeing the area — but not before smashing his pickup into […]

Nail biting causes and what to do about it
18 Nov
11:59

Nail biting causes and what to do about it

Your child may bite his nails for any number of reasons – curiosity, boredom, stress relief, habit, or imitation. Nail-biting is the most common of the so-called “nervous habits,” which include thumb-sucking, nose picking, hair twisting or tugging, and teeth grinding. It’s also the one most likely to continue into […]

Pack split over whether dogs in Blenheim’s town centre is brilliant or barking mad
18 Nov
11:05

Pack split over whether dogs in Blenheim’s town centre is brilliant or barking mad

They’ve got the most well-trained dogs in Marlborough, but even they disagree with letting dogs back in Blenheim’s town centre. Marlborough dog trialists have expressed concerns on a trial designed to test out whether man’s best friend should be allowed back in town, saying pet dogs often aren’t well trained. The controversial trial […]

Service animals gone wild
18 Nov
11:05

Service animals gone wild

Everyone has become comfortable with seeing people with service dogs in stores and restaurants and anywhere else in public. Service dogs are traced back to World War I when Germans trained German shepherds to serve as guide dogs, but it’s only been relatively recently — the late ’80s […]

Dog of the Day: Glenn
18 Nov
11:05

Dog of the Day: Glenn

Glenn is a pit bull mix available for adoption in Manhattan. (Meg Shearer | Collegian Media Group) Glenn is a 1- to 2-year-old pit bull mix who has been in foster care for about three months. He was saved by Purple Power Animal Welfare Society hours before being put down. […]

What Do Dreams About Ghosts Mean? The Possibilities Are Pretty Spooky
18 Nov
11:05

What Do Dreams About Ghosts Mean? The Possibilities Are Pretty Spooky

Dreaming is possibly one of the most mysterious and mystical aspects of the natural human experience. Isn’t it strange to think that every night, we slip into a seemingly alternate reality built entirely by our minds, during which we can experience the deepest emotions, ranging anywhere from intense passion to […]

For some, service dogs play vital role
18 Nov
11:04

For some, service dogs play vital role

Dollar has a job. The 2-year-old yellow lab heads left when Rob Messervy steers him left, away from the bench in the sun and inside the Great Plains Health Pavilion. When Messervy finds a seat and sits down inside the doctors’ office, Dollar sits down too. But as […]

Agility event keeps dogs, humans active
18 Nov
11:04

Agility event keeps dogs, humans active

BELTON — Handlers sped their dogs through obstacles Saturday, the second day of the Heart of Texas Dog Sports Show at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton. The U.S. Dog Agility Association event concludes today with trials from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and visitors are welcome, said show […]

Diabetic alert dogs meet their owners, start bonding process
18 Nov
11:04

Diabetic alert dogs meet their owners, start bonding process

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Just minutes after Carrie Lemay met her new dog, Freckles, she says the black lab starting frantically pawing and jumping up on her. Freckles wasn’t being disobedient — she is a diabetic alert dog, trained to detect low blood sugar in people like Lemay, who has Type […]

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