Day: October 20, 2015

The Night My Dogs Met a Skunk Had a Silver Lining (Albeit a Smelly One)

It was an hour shy of midnight, and we were outside for our last constitutional of the evening when a series of high-pitched chittering chirps came streaming out of the rhododendron bushes. From which, I could see from across the yard, the back halves of my two dogs stuck out, tails wagging furiously. “Jasper! Lilah! …

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Project 100 Aims to Capture the Many Different Facial Expressions of Dogs

Editor’s note: Have you seen the new Dogster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting room of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our August/September issue. Subscribe to Dogster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. Dog expressions + photos + good cause = catching my eye, so I reached out …

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Ask the Trainer: How Can I Stop My Dog from Barking in the Car?

A client recently asked me this question: I love my sweet Doberman mix, but he has one annoying habit: He barks his head off in the car. Is here anything I can do to stop this behavior? Jennifer G., Seattle, Washington Dear Jennifer, Thanks for coming to me with this common concern. I know it can hurt …

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Bat Dog Miss Babe Ruth Retires and Enters the Baseball Hall of Fame

The race for the World Series means baseball fever is catching across North America, but for a canine baseball legend in Greensboro, North Carolina, a long career in the sport is finally winding down. Miss Babe Ruth, beloved bat dog for the Greensboro Grasshoppers, ended the 2015 season with one final run around the bases, …

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