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Craigslist:Community:Pets

Kiya was tortured by a maniac and left for dead in a Quincy, MA park. RIP, beautiful girl.For years, many animal advocates have been warning us about the dangers of adopting out animals via Craigslist, but last week’s discovery of a pit bull named Kiya has really fueled the fire. If you haven’t read
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Route 66 is (mostly) pit bull friendly!

Those of you who follow us on instagram already know that I returned last week from a short tour of the desert southwest portion of Route 66. I flew to Vegas, piled into an SUV with Sophie Duncan & her pack (The Dog Empire) and we hit the road to Dallas…what a trip! I-40/Route 66 is like Insta
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My thoughts on all that loud baby-talk at the vet's office

I've been thinking about this for years and since we were just at the vet yesterday, it's fresh on my mind: what's with all the high-pitched, excited talking at the vet's office? Why are so many women shrieking at dogs? And I'm not just talking about our current clinic but every animal hospital and
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Poking, Prodding & Palpating

I'm always reading posts about dogs who love to be squeezed, squished, kneaded, scrubbed, kissed, patted, even laid on...so why is it that so many of these same dogs won't tolerate having their nails trimmed or teeth cleaned? People laugh at me when I talk about grinding our dogs' nails with a 
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POO

We recently celebrated a funny sort of anniversary in our house--one whole year has passed since either of the dogs have had "abnormal" poop. If you share your home with more than one dog, then you understand why this is cause for celebration. Prior to a year ago, both dogs were plagued by weird p
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