Mysterious Hero Saves Two Dogs from Scottish River

We might think that anonymous heroes only exist in movies, but one man in Scotland proved otherwise this fall. Not only did this mystery man go into a fast-moving river to save one dog – he then proceeded to save … Continue reading

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Congress could end red wolf recovery

It should be noted that the bulk of the genomic data show that the creature called a “red wolf” is actually a hybrid between some now extinct population of wolves and coyotes. Indeed, the most in depth genome comparison study … Continue reading

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Death of squirrels

My deer season was unproductive, but I spent enough time on oak-lined ridges to realize that this summer had produced a bumper crop of gray squirrels. I prefer gray squirrel meat (yes, Americans eat squirrels) to venison anyway, and I … Continue reading

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What is Gobi?

This little dog was discovered in the Gobi desert in China on 155-mile race. The thinking that this dog is a “chihuahua cross” is a bit wrong, I think. I think she’s something a bit more special than that. I … Continue reading

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Study shows dogs are smarter than cats—or not

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Irie and Tiki Enjoy a Taste of Iceland #IcelandicPlusDogs

This post is sponsored by Icelandic+™ and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated to help share information about Icelandic+™ and their all-natural dog chews and treats, but… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title for … Continue reading

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Canine programs offer stress relief to students, teachers and firefighters

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Holiday Comforts + Potato Leek Soup, Two Ways

This post is written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc.. All opinions are entirely my own. I’ve talked to you guys before about how the holiday season, while my favorite time of year, often becomes overwhelming for me, … Continue reading

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AKC Humane funds donated to help animal organizations with disaster relief efforts

In support of the people and pets affected by the recent natural disasters around the country, the AKC Humane Fund has donated $ 40,000, through its “Sandy Fund,” to four separate animal organizations. The donations of $ 10,000 each were … Continue reading

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A Beautiful (& Incredibly Easy) Holiday Snack Spread

Thank you The Fresh Market for sponsoring this post. Visit a store near you to get everything you need for a memorable and delicious holiday! Snack and appetizer items are such an integral part of the holidays, whether entertaining or … Continue reading

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