Day: May 11, 2016

Oakland TLC Program Teaches At-Risk Kids Empathy Toward Animals

On a regular basis, we pet parents run across information highlighting the many ways dogs can improve human quality of life. Studies and reports by Harvard Medical School and others tout health benefits, feelings of emotional support, and more. But merely glance at the frightened furry faces that populate any local animal shelter — many reflecting the lasting …

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My Dogs Try Out the Outward Hound Zip & Zoom Indoor Agility Kit

As a former agility competitor and current hobby dog trainer who assists at agility classes, I was really excited about the Outward Hound Zip & Zoom Indoor Agility Kit. Living in NYC where space is super limited, I am always looking for new and fun ways to play and train my dogs inside our apartment, especially in the …

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Are You a Busy Pet Parent? Try These 6 Quick and Easy Dog Activities

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 April-May issue. Subscribe to Dogster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. A couple of weeks ago, I hurried out the door with my dogs. I was under a …

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