Dog Genes and Cancer Insights

This is neat! A new databank of dog genes at UC Davis may provide genetic insights into 3 common (and devastating) cancers in dogs & people. One of

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Always Carry an Emergency Dog Leash

Why I carry an emergency dog leash pretty much all the time -- it's a good time to get some yourself with fireworks season starting. While on vacation

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Foster Dog Forest German Shepherd Mix

Current foster dog FOREST (who is a German Shepherd mix dog) ended up in our local shelter after likely being hit by a car in late February 2023.

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NW News Clover’s First Try at a NW2 Title

Clover and I attended our first NW2 trial at the end of March 2022. Thanks to our early successes in canine nosework, we had high hopes for getting

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Champion of My Heart Site 15th Anniversary

Honestly, I cannot fathom that our Champion of My Heart  site is celebrating 15 years. This little indie site keeps on chugging along. Forget so-called DOG YEARS. That's way more than

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That New Canine Cancer Risk Data

Nationwide Veterinary Analytics released the second of three white papers with important canine cancer risk data in March 2022. Here's a video talking through the headlines and showing

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Canine Relaxation Protocol Demo

One of the things we're most famous for are FREE audio/video files that make the canine relaxation protocol easier to do. It might look like simply a way to

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Happy Chonksgiving With Foster Puppies

Happy Chonksgiving from all of us! I plan to write some posts soon about what it's like to foster tiny puppies for our local animal shelter and the

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Liver Dog Treat Recipe

I started ordering groceries online for parking-lot pick up long before the pandemic. Most of the time, the staff shoppers at our local grocery store do a good

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Trend Toward Smaller Dogs | Top 5 Ways It May Affect You

Through my long-time work as a journalist, I get access to stats and other information not always available to other dog folks. When I see something of interest

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