May 27, 2016

Filmmaker and Dog Trainer Larry Kay Turns Shelter Pets Into Video Stars

When filmmaker and dog trainer Larry Kay lost Higgins, his 15 1/2 year old Golden Retriever, in 2012, it took him nearly a year before being able to part with the dog’s belongings. “Before Higgins, I had in my head that I wasn’t a responsible pet owner,” Larry explained. “When I was 5, I had a pet canary …

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Ask Frank: How Do I Get My Humans to Take Better Pictures of Me?

Editor’s note: Earlier this year, we chatted with Frank of Ask Frank fame. This witty and wise French Bulldog dispenses advice over the Internet, on his blog, and in adorable videos. We were thrilled when Frank agreed to become a regular Dogster contributor. Look for his column every Friday on Dogster. 1. Camera shy Dear Frank: My humans always take pictures of …

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5 Dog Breeds Who Are Surprisingly Good at Fetch

For good reason, retrievers generally dominate “fervent to fetch” lists. And, indeed, most Labrador and Golden Retrievers, for example, thrive on chasing (and generally retrieving) toys. But let’s tag five additional surprisingly fetching breeds — and let’s hear about them in the dogs’ own voices. 1. English Springer Spaniel Specifically, I was bred to flush …

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