Rant

Categories: Behavior & Training
Recently, Dawn and Kim found themselves on separate but equal rants about interacting with the world at large when out and about with our dogs. At the risk of putting out negative vibes we thought some of our readers might have similar experiences and feelings about it all, so without further ado here are a …

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Mistaken Identities

Categories: Behavior & Training, Other
Things don’t always work out the way you think they should – a situation that happens quite a lot when it involves dogs and cats.  It’s a lesson I and some friends have learned with a bit of pain followed by a few embarrassed giggles. My own lesson came when I was working in the …

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Laughing with Your Dogs

Categories: Behavior & Training

Among the many burning questions we all ask ourselves often without getting firm answers are these:  Do dogs have a sense of humor?  Are they amused when funny things happen?  Are they actively trying to make us laugh when they perform their antics?  Or are their hijinks just snow jobs performed with ulterior motives to …

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Happy Endings

Categories: Behavior & Training
For those who have read Virginia Grainger’s piece about Tammy in the Volunteer Blog, Lizzie’s telling of Tammy’s story brings you behind the scenes to the amazing amount of time and love that went into Tammy’s adoption. Here is Lizzie’s story: I love my job at the Marin Humane shelter where I am a vet …

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