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Dog's Life: Humane
No Name Dogs
Helping “rez” dogs
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Dogs may be our oldest companions, but around the world, far too many are homeless, with an average life expectancy of three years. This brutal fact is compounded by canine reproduction rates, which result in tsunamis of puppies who suffer the same fate. In southern Alberta, Canada, homeless “rez” dogs are now getting a helping hand from the Dogs with No Names project, brainchild of animal...
Dog Culture: DogPatch
My Met
The Metropolitan Museum invites you to collect and connect
Cosmetic Spoon in Shape of Dog New Kingdom Dynasty 18, Egypt ca. 1550
NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest museum in the United States, and houses over two million works in its permanent collection. In an effort to broaden its reach and engage virtual museum goers, it has introduced MyMet, an online feature that allows you to select and store favorite works of art, and share them via social media. With MyMet, the museum’s incredible collections are at...
Good Dog: Studies & Research
Step into Spring
Fitness Resolutions
Unlike our dogs, who have an aptitude for biting off more than they can chew (if they chew at all), when it comes to fulfilling our fitness resolutions, we might be more successful with a modest approach. Take, for instance, recent findings that only 150 minutes a week of moderate activity (such as brisk walking) can extend our lives by 3.4 years! A daily dose of 22 minutes might seem like a...
Good Dog: Activities & Sports
Working Out With Your Dog
Quick Warm-Up Exercises for You and Your Dog.
Exercising, staying in shape and training your dog all at the same time sounds almost too good to be true. But Sophia Yin, DVM, a dynamo veterinarian, behaviorist, author, and fitness devotee, has a workout series for you that includes training your dog at the same time. Her website is a source of invaluable information including behavior, training tips and instructional videos. As Sophia notes...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smilers 3-11-2013
Smiling Dogs
Bon Bon
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Bon Bon, Lucy, Monty, Nova and Timmy.
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smilers 3-4-2013
Smiling Dogs
Jack
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Jack, Jo, Riley Rose, Stanley and Stella.
Dog's Life: Travel
Destinations: Aspen, Yosemite, North Vermont
’Tween-Season
Top: Limelight Hotel Bottom: Phineas Swann
The March and April ’tween season is upon us, and it’s one of our favorite times to take to the mountains: the slopes are a little quieter, trails are less busy and prices are frequently more enticing. Winter storms are often followed by early signs of spring, which means that we (and our co-pilots) have plenty of activities to choose among. Stacking the deck even higher, here are three...
Dog Culture: Reviews
Sink or Swim Custom Sneakers
Happy Feet
sinkorswimkicks.com
New Yorker Jill Forie describes herself as a full-time teacher, entrepreneur, student, humanitarian, artist and adventurer. At least three of those roles converge in Sink or Swim Custom Kicks, a company she founded in 2009. Since then, she’s painted nearly 400 pairs of shoes for customers both domestic and international. Like many artists, she works on canvas and uses a variety of media (plus a...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smilers 2-25-13
Smiling Dogs
Chloe
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Chloe, Franklin, Lucy Mae, Maya and Petunia.
Dog Culture: DogPatch
Song Book: Amy White
Grammy award–winning musician talks "The Best Dog".
Amy White & Kip - Home Sweet Home
Amy White and Al Petteway are Grammy award–winning musicians whose wonderful American traditional music can be heard on the soundtracks of Ken Burns’ PBS documentaries. We asked Amy to tell us more about “The Best Dog,” a tender song on her new CD, Home Sweet Home, and about the dogs who inspire her. This is her reply. “‘The Best Dog’ isn’t so much about a particular dog as it is about this...

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