8
Jul

Why A Dog’s Life is So Short

Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten-year-old Irish Wolfhound named Belker. The dog’s owners, Ron, his wife, Lisa, and their little boy, Shane, were all very attached to Belker, and they were hoping for a miracle. I examined Belker and found he was dying of cancer. I told the family we couldn’t do anything for Belker,

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8
Jul

Dog Quotes

“Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” – Ann Landers “From the dog’s point of view, his master is an elongated and abnormally cunning dog.” – Mabel Louise Robinson “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” – Agnes Sligh Turnbull “The more I see of man, the more I like dogs.” – Mme.

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8
Jul

Is This Your Dog?

Call Perfect Manners Dog Training Before it’s Too Late!

8
Jul

Dog Owners: Always Politically Correct

I’m feeling a little stiff so I roll my shoulders to dispel the tension bunching my trapezius muscles. Then I take a deep breath, insert a magazine full of nine millimeter bullets into the butt of a Sig Sauer semi-automatic pistol, rack the slide to chamber a round, and point the muzzle at my target. “Just like I taught you,”

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8
Jul

Dog Facts

#1 – A one year old dog is as mature, physically, as a 15 year old human. #2 – The average “city dog” lives 3 years longer than “country dogs”. #3 – 87% of dog owners say their dog curls up beside them or at their feet while they watch T.V. (in an independent survey) #4 – Dogs can be

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8
Jul

About Old Dogs

They can be eccentric, slow afoot, even grouchy. But dogs live out their final days, says The Washington Post’s Gene Weingarten, with a humility and grace we all could learn from. Not long before his death, Harry and I headed out for a walk that proved eventful. He was nearly 13, old for a big dog. Walks were no longer

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8
Jul

I Found Your Dog Today

I found your dog today. No, he has not been adopted by anyone. Most of us who live out here own as many dogs as we want, those who do not own dogs do so because they choose not to. I know you hoped he would find a good home when you left him out here, but he did not.

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8
Jul

When Your Dog Looks Guilty

What Prompts that Guilty Look? bad-dog ScienceDaily (June 11, 2009) — What dog owner has not come home to a broken vase or other valuable items and a guilty-looking dog slouching around the house? By ingeniously setting up conditions where the owner was misinformed as to whether their dog had really committed an offense, Alexandra Horowitz, Assistant Professor from Barnard

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8
Jul

Dog For Sale

Free to good home. Excellent guard dog. Owner cannot afford to feed him anymore, as there are no more drug pushers, thieves, murderers, or molesters left in the neighborhood for him to eat. Most of them knew Jethro only by his Oriental street name, Ho Lee Schitt.

8
Jul

Must Love Dogs

I’m taking my joint custody dog Buster for his morning constitutional when he spots a woman standing in the street waiting for the bus. Being territorial he races towards the woman causing her to emit a loud scream. “Are you okay Miss?” I ask. Since Buster’s on a leash he fell short of the woman by ten feet. As he

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