Monthly Archives: May 2014

Luck of the Draw…

“A really companionable and indispensable dog is an accident of nature. You can’t get it by breeding for it, and you can’t buy it with money. It just happens along…”   —E.B. White (from ‘Dog Training’, in White’s early 1940s book, … Continue reading

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Looking for BOOK REVIEWS

Looking for BOOK REVIEWS~? Scroll down in the right side column and click on BOOK REVIEW. There are several dozen reviews here for you to enjoy. And, dear reader, if you have a suggestion for a book (new or old) … Continue reading

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E.B. White On Dogs – book review

E.B. White (1899-1985) was a prominent and beloved American writer, well known for his essays in The New Yorker magazine, for a number of children’s book (Charlotte’s Web, The Trumpet of the Swan, Stuart Little, and others), and as co-author … Continue reading

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Traveling with Tyke, and a Book with Lots of Advice…

Book Review Did you know that 68% of American homes have a pet dog, for a total of over 82 million mutts living amongst us. Annually, we (collectively) spend over $53 billion (with a ‘b’) on our pets, of which … Continue reading

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Dogs of War – Special National Geographic Feature

Cover story in the June 2014 issue of National Geographic magazine. ‘Out in Front of America’s Troops, Combat Canines and Their Handlers Lead the Way into the Most Dangerous Battlefields on Earth…’

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If You’re on the Lam this Hound will Find You~!

BLOODHOUND IN BLUE: Book Review  The Bloodhound in Blue is ‘JJ’, partner to young officer Serio with Utah’s Salt Lake City police. For nine years JJ has tracked the good and the bad, from missing children and lost elders to thieves, … Continue reading

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Your Dog Knows You By His Nose

Q. What scent will get your dog the most excited? A. Your scent. According to researchers at Emory University, Dogs’ noses are thousands of times more sensitive than ours.  Photo courtesy of dogbeds.co.uk. Gregory Berns, director of Emory’s Center for Neuropolicy, … Continue reading

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