Blog Entries ( Dog fun )

Sit, Stay, Speak? Dog Scouts Hike, Bike, Paint

September 8th, 2012
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They're friendly, loyal and trustworthy. But the "obedient" part of the Scout Law can be a challenge, especially if a cat wanders by. They're Dog Scouts of America, Troop 157. Just like the two-legged scouting species, they go hiking and camping, perform good deeds and earn badges displayed proudly on red vests. "I tell people it's like Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts except ...

The Stuffing Toys Are Made Of

February 16th, 2012
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Stuffed toys are to my dog like chocolate is to some people. When she knows it's somewhere near, she has to have it. And once it's in her mouth, she has to destroy it. Like a typical Golden Retriever, Tasha first holds a stuffed toy with a "soft mouth." This breed usually holds their prey tightly, but without too much pressure, so as ...

Halloween Tips For You and Your Dog

October 28th, 2011
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It’s that time of year when ghosts and goblins come knocking at your door demanding treats or playing tricks. Unfortunately, dogs do not understand the meaning of Halloween, and can be frightened easily by the loud noises and strange costumes, which results in some uncharacteristic behavior. Be sensitive to your dog’s safety by following these tips: Keep your dog restrained. It’s best ...

Celebrate Di-FUR-sity!

April 13th, 2011

The thought of losing his job as a marketing webmaster was far from Jorge Gutierrez's mind three years ago. But in 2008, the battered economy, dwindling sales, and corporate belt-tightening made it a reality for this Clifton, New Jersey resident. With his own belt pulled to its final notch, dim job prospects, and unemployment insurance running out, Gutierrez knew he had to do something. He unexpectedly ...

Balancing a Beefy Treat

May 20th, 2010
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