Blog Entries ( dog love )

What makes your dog your hero?

December 4th, 2013
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My dog is my hero without doing any of the things that most people would think of as heroic. All he did was be a dog. Like all dogs, he delivered unconditional love at a time when I felt very unlovable. Why I felt unlovable really doesn’t matter. In fact it didn’t matter to Nanuq either. All he cared about was that he was with me ...

Dog travels 10 miles in the cold to find his mate

March 28th, 2013
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Anyone who has experienced a dog's limitless love knows that it has the power to accomplish amazing things. A rescued stray named Ben walked 10 miles through a midwestern winter to find the love of his life -- a shy shelter dog named Jade. Ben and Jade's story began long before owners Courtney and Jason Lawler came into their lives. According to the Tribune-Star, the dogs (both ...

My Dog Chance – Surviving Laryngeal Paralysis

July 24th, 2012
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April 13, 2012. It was supposed to be a relaxing Friday evening after a tough work week. I came home after running errands. I had moved to a new apartment in the West Village the month prior-a small one-bedroom at the end of three flights of the steepest stairs I've ever seen. As per our routine, Chance greeted me at ...

Dog’s Best Friend? You!

June 19th, 2012
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Dogs have long been known as man's best friend. But scientists have come up with the first proof that the feeling is mutual. Several studies have already shown that stroking pets helps relax owners and can also boost their health. Now researchers have found that dogs also love spending time with humans, and doing so helps them unwind. Dr Johannes Odendaal, of the Pretoria Technikon University in South ...

My Dog Susie Says: What We Can Learn from Our Dogs

March 28th, 2012
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Here are some things you can learn from your dogs. 1 . Never pass up a fun joy ride. 2. When your loved one comes home, run and jump up in pure joy, every single time. 3. When you're happy, show it by dancing around and wagging your entire body. 4. When your loved one is sad, be silent, sit close by, and kiss and nuzzle them gently. 5. Enjoy the ...