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  • Bloodhound goes fishing

    Bloodhound goes fishing
    Daisy is an 11-month-old bloodhound who is smart, fit  and fun-loving. The American Kennel Club describes the bloodhound as a "unique looking dog in a baggy suit" but the 75-pound Daisy hasn’t quite grown into her baggy suit yet.   Daisy recently...
  • Traveling with your pet

    Traveling with your pet
    Traveling with your pet is as American as owning one. According to a 2009-10 National Pet Owners Survey, 71.4 million U.S. households own a pet, mostly cats and dogs. Compared to a parrot or piranha, it's relatively easy to take a cat or dog for a car...
  • Protecting your pets

    Protecting your pets
    Do you have a dog or a cat? Are you keeping them safe from pet theft? According to Ines de Pablo, founder of the pet safety company Wag'N Enterprises, the theft of our furry friends has been on the rise in 2011. And the American Kennel Club agrees --...
  • Welcoming a dog into bliss of married life

    Welcoming a dog into bliss of married life
    When a couple moves in together, it's not just the people who must adjust. If either partner has a dog, it's important to help a pet adjust to the combination of two households. "Dogs have different personalities, and while some are excited to have new...
  • Helping your older dog age gracefully

    Helping your older dog age gracefully
    As dogs age, pet owners need to make special adjustments to their dog's routine. Most dogs enter their golden years between seven and 10 years of age, notes the website of the ASPCA, with large/giant breeds becoming seniors earlier than small breeds....
  • February is good for dog-watching with Puppy Bowl and Westminster Dog Show

     
    Technically, the “dog days” refer to a period in late summer, usually July and August. But in terms of TV viewing, a case could be made for referring to a few days in February as such. Once again this February, two annual favorites for dog...
  • A tearful goodbye to my greatest teammate

     
    We won a title the following year, before Doc Rivers left to chase more significant victories as coach of the Boston Celtics....
  • Best in show: How the Pekingese breed earned 'Lion Dog' nickname

     
    Best in show: Best in show honors went to a teeny tiny Pekingese with the heart -- and bearing -- of a lion. And that's not by coincidence. Here's how the Pekingese earned its 'Lion Dog' nickname....
  • Dogs to Mitt: We are not luggage!

     
    Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney has critics in all corners, and his furry ones came out -- accompanied by their people -- to protest Tuesday. About a dozen humans and a few dogs turned out at a demonstration, organized by......
  • AKC adds 3 breeds: Registry total at 173

     
    From the American Kennel Club: The AKC has added three breeds to its registry. The American English Coonhound joins the hound group, the Finnish Lapphund joins  the herding group, and the Cesky Terrier joins the terrier group. The AKC now recognizes 173...
  • Doggy odors? Try these tips

     
    From the American Kennel Club: Do you keep your dog and your home nice and clean but are noticing some bad pet odors recently? There are some places around your house where these odors are hiding that you might not even realize: Your pet’s bed. To...