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Weekly Smilers 7-28-14
Smiling Dogs
Butterball
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Butterball, Edith, Belle, Chesney, and Janis.
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smilers 7-21-14
Smiling Dogs
Imhotep
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Imhotep, Grover, Max, Tommy, and Lula.
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smilers 7-14-14
Smiling Dogs
Sabrina
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Sabrina, Ryleigh, Bailey, Buttercup, and Presley.
Blog: Editors
Protecting Abandoned Animals with AB 1810
AB 1810 signed into law by California Gov. Brown
California—An important new bill has passed protecting abandoned animals has been signed into law in the state of California. AB 1810 removes a state mandate to euthanize any animal abandoned at an animal care facility, including veterinary offices, spay/neuter clinics, animal hospitals, and grooming facilities, if a new home is not found within 24 days. Additionally, AB 1810 provides more...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smilers 7-7-14
Smiling Dogs
Brooklyn
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Brooklyn, Fabio, Harry, Rocsi, and Taj.
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smiler 6-30-14
Smiling Dog
Aiofe
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Aiofe, Claire, Keller, Nala and Sadie.
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smiler 6-23-14
Smiling Dogs
Easton
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Easton, Ginny, Journey, Maddie and Zoey.
Dog Culture: Readers Write
From Birdbrained to Brilliant
Book Review
Those who share their lives with sporting dogs (as I do) face unique challenges: dogs who are hardwired to laser focus on anything that moves and have the physical stamina to run, leap and course for what seems like forever. Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell is well acquainted with these training trials, and in From Birdbrained to Brilliant: Training the Sporting Dog to be a Great Companion (Dogwise),...
Dog Culture: Reviews
Mountaintop School for Dogs
Book Review
Also due out in August is the must-read, The Mountaintop School for Dogs and Other Second Chances (Houghton Mifflin) by Ellen Cooney. This novel is a moving and joyous romp featuring impulsive, 24-year-old Evie, who is on a quest to untangle a troubled past by seeking a new life path as a dog trainer. Though she has scant experience with actual dogs, she applies for a position at the Sanctuary,...
Dog Culture: Reviews
A Dog’s History of the World
Book Review
A Dog’s History of the World: Canines and the Domestication of Humans (Baylor University Press) by Laura Hobgood-Oster is a small book packed with interesting insights into the canine-human bond. She rightfully posits that our own species would not have succeeded without our oldest friends, and gleans support for her position from a variety of fields, including archaeology, history and literature...

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