About Dogs


The Doggy Ten Commandments

My life is likely to last 10 to 15 years. Any separation from you will be painful for me. Remember that BEFORE you get me. Give me time to understand what you want from me. Place your trust in me. It is crucial to my well-being. Don’t be angry with me for long, and don’t […]

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More Dog Quotes

“If your dog is too fat, you are not getting enough exercise.” – Unknown “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras “When its raining cats and dogs, be sure not to step in the poodles.” – Unknown “If your dog thinks you’re the greatest person in the […]

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A Big Dogs Role on the Homestead

Jesse Turner relates his experience with rather large “puppies” on the ole homestead. Entertaining for sure. Who’s a good boy? Who’s a gooooood booooy? Yes, you are, yes you is! Here you go a big rawhide bone just for you and a big sloppy dog kiss for me. If you think I baby my dog […]

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Learn How to Choose a Hypoallergenic Dog

Have you given up on dog ownership because of allergies? Or, do you find yourself more sensitive to Fido’s dander as you grown older? All is not lost, as Colin Philips reveals here… For people that love dogs, yet have allergic reactions to them, there is a simple alternative. If you can’t do without a […]

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A Dog Friendly Hotel

This is a true story. A man wrote a letter to a small hotel in a Midwest town he planned to visit on his vacation. He wrote: “I would very much like to bring my dog with me. He is well-groomed and very well behaved. Would you be willing to permit me to keep him […]

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AKC Rankings for 2006

2006 Rank Breed 2005 Rank 1 Retrievers (Labrador) 1 2 Yorkshire Terriers 3 3 German Shepherd Dogs 4 4 Retrievers (Golden) 2 5 Beagles 5 6 Dachshunds 6 7 Boxers 7 8 Poodles 8 9 Shih Tzu 9 10 Miniature Schnauzers 10 11 Chihuahuas 11 12 Bulldogs 13 13 Pugs 12 14 Pomeranians 14 15 […]

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Mark Twain Dog Quotes

Mark Twain liked dogs. These are my favorites dog quotes from the great Mark Twain. “Heaven goes by favour. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” “Let your secret sympathies and your compassion be always with the under dog in the fight – this is magnanimity; but […]

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Life Isn’t Always Easy with a Big Dog

Several challenges face owners of big dogs. Beside the most noticeable things such as endless appetites and the grand yards they require, owning a big dog has some hidden difficulties as well. From vet bills and airfares, to the things they break, large breed dogs bring large breed problems. Apartments Typically Don’t Allow Large DogsYou […]

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Court bars man from seeing dog (humorous)

MADRID (Reuters) – A Spanish court has ruled that dogs should not be treated like children with allocated visiting rights when it comes to divorce cases. A Spanish man was originally given permission by his wife to visit Yako, a golden retriever, when they separated but he appealed to a lower court when she stopped […]

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Choosing the right breed of dog for your family

Author: Jennifer Tarzian There comes a time for most families to add a four-legged friend to the household. This decision is not one to be taken lightly. Choosing the right breed of dog can be the difference between complete happiness and absolute terror in your home. I have outlined the steps I walk through prior […]

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