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Why am I so stinky?

Ever wonder why your dog stinks but you can’t pinpoint the smell? Well find out by reading this months Dr. Zeus!

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Why I’ve Had A Change Of Heart About Spaying And Neutering

Read this fascinating article by Dr. Karen Becker and her change of heart towards when to or whether to spay or neuter your dog.

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Know Your Retriever

Your retriever is your companion and vice versa. Read all about how they became the way they are today.

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Follower Of The Month: Nicholette And Jake

Meet our second Follower Of The Month Winners, Nicholette and her golden retriever Jake!

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Some Random Thoughts

These are a mishmash of thoughts I have had on dogs, training, etc.

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Dangers Afield

There are other subtle dangers that are not easily recognized but can be potentially life-threatening.

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Bits and Pieces

The following are some bits and pieces of advice, suggestions, stories, etc., produced by a meandering mind.

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The Barn Dog

Join us in a taking a look at the loyal companions of the horse world, the barn dog.

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Dog On It

Looking for a new canine series to read? Check out the Bernie and Chet mysteries!

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Featured Follower: Indy

Read our new segment that celebrates our followers and readers because without you we wouldn’t be here!

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Identifying Injuries in Your Canine Athlete

Active sporting dogs, even well-conditioned ones, are at risk for injuries and orthopedic problems.

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Why We Roll In Stinky Things?!

Ever wonder why your dogs rolls in rotten and smelly things? Find out why!

Health News

Why I’ve Had A Change Of Heart About Spaying And Neutering

Why I’ve Had A Change Of Heart About Spaying And Neutering

Read this fascinating article by Dr. Karen Becker and her change of heart towards when to or whether to spay or neuter your dog.

Eye Exams & Genetic Testing Help Breeders Reduce Blindness in Labrador Retrievers

Eye Exams & Genetic Testing Help Breeders Reduce Blindness in Labrador Retrievers

Breeders who take advantage of genetic testing and annual eye examinations are helping to prevent eye diseases in Labrador Retrievers.

Is Pet Insurance Right For You?

Is Pet Insurance Right For You?

My Experience Pets of all shapes and sizes have surrounded my entire life and I must admit that I have never had insurance for any of them, until recently. My family and I have always paid out of pocket for our animals’ medical needs, even the emergencies. But this is not always the most effective […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Does your dog suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder? Learn more about some simple solutions for S.A.D.

Puppies

What Is A Breeder?

What Is A Breeder?

Breeders need to maintain very high ethical standards to preserve this special privilege.

All About The Crate

All About The Crate

Finding the perfect crate for you and your pup can mean the difference between success and failure in your house training efforts.

House Training 101

House Training 101

House training is one of the most important things you can do for your puppy.

From Puppy To Hunter

From Puppy To Hunter

In his new DVD, Bill Hillman uses touch as the language of praise for training a puppy.

Good Eats

Honey Oatmeal Dog Cookies

Honey Oatmeal Dog Cookies

Here is a quick, easy, and healthy dog cookie recipe for you and you furry companion!

Pheasant Made Easy

Pheasant Made Easy

After a long day of upland hunting with your favorite retriever, this is a great way to make a pheasant pâté appetizer!

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Treats

These pumpkin peanut butter dog treats are perfect for the fall.

Scully’s Homemade Savory Dog Treats

Scully’s Homemade Savory Dog Treats

Jill Scully shares her recipe for homemade savory dog treats! Our dogs love these treats so check them out!

Ask Dr. Zeus

Why am I so stinky?

Why am I so stinky?

Ever wonder why your dog stinks but you can’t pinpoint the smell? Well find out by reading this months Dr. Zeus!

Why We Roll In Stinky Things?!

Why We Roll In Stinky Things?!

Ever wonder why your dogs rolls in rotten and smelly things? Find out why!

The Case Against Plush Squeaky Toys

The Case Against Plush Squeaky Toys

My Yellow Labrador, Parker, is recovering from surgery as a result of swallowing a squeaky toy! Let this be a warning unto you!

Champion Coat

Champion Coat

Dr. Zeus gives grooming advice on how to achieve a champion coat.

Books

In A Dog’s Heart

In A Dog’s Heart

In a Dog’s Heart (written by Jennifer Arnold) is a fascinating book that teaches dog owner’s how to understand their pets through a “wants and needs” perspective.

Dog On It

Dog On It

Looking for a new canine series to read? Check out the Bernie and Chet mysteries!

Attitude Is Everything

Attitude Is Everything

The importance of having the right mental approach and attitude when working with your dog.

Scent of the Missing

Scent of the Missing

The Scent of the Missing is a well-written, engaging book that not only highlights the relationships of dogs with people, things and other dogs, but also …

Something To Bark About

Do Your Dogs Think You’re Tricky?

Do Your Dogs Think You’re Tricky?

People teach their dogs to sit; it’s a trick. I’ve been sitting my whole life, and a dog has never looked at me as though he thought I was tricky.~Mitch Hedberg

Are Your Dogs Pleased With What You Do?

Are Your Dogs Pleased With What You Do?

My dog is usually pleased with what I do, because she is not infected with the concept of what I “should” be doing.~Lonzo Idolswine

Do You Trust Your Dogs Intuition?

Do You Trust Your Dogs Intuition?

“If your dog doesn’t like someone, maybe you shouldn’t either.” ~unknown child

Does Your Dog Think You’re The Greatest?

Does Your Dog Think You’re The Greatest?

If your dog thinks you’re the greatest person in the world, don’t seek a second opinion. ~Jim Fiebig

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