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on Tuesday May 14th, 2013 at 11:09 AMColorado Gov. John Hickenloopersigned a new law yesterday that will require police officers statewide to undergo training in how to deal with dogs. Dog lovers have been pushing for the measure in light ofrecent fatalpet shootings by law enforcement officers, some of which were widely viewed as questionableand might have been preventable if officers had [...]
on Tuesday May 14th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
There was not a dry eye in the house when Lissa Vollmar, the keynote speaker at Thursday nights spring graduation of the Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence, finished her story about how a standard poodle, Haise, had changed the life of not just her son, but the entire family.
We had no idea how much effect a therapy dog would have on our life, said Mrs. Vollmar of Bowling Green, whose young son Owen has many ailments, including a blood clotting disorder, epilepsy, a heart condition,...
on Tuesday May 14th, 2013 at 10:45 AMStandard things that cause disturbance in a concert range from mobile phones to whistling hearing aids. But at the Jersey Liberation Festival last weekend I discovered an engaging new addition. Whoopie cushions. It was in the islands most impressive church, St Thomass, which has the scale and grandeur of a Catholic cathedral, beautifully maintained. And [...]
on Tuesday May 14th, 2013 at 10:27 AMMother's Day 2013 was the very first time that I felt like I could truly share in this holiday! Did I recently pop out a kid, unbeknownst to anyone? No. I am a dog mom, and I am proud of my baby boy. Sure, my boy might be incredibly furry with a big tail, but I have mothered the heck out of that guy for the past year, and I am rather pleased with myself. Jeff thinks it is ludicrous that I cover Milt's ears when Jeff refers to him as a "dog," but he truly is my real live boy. Jeff and I both...
on Tuesday May 14th, 2013 at 10:00 AMThis is how it goes down at my house: Saffy inhales her food and then stalks Phoebe's dish. I do my best to distract Saff, but she always winds up creeping around the corner somewhere, waiting until I'm not looking so she can descend upon poor Pheebs. Look how stalkerish she looks.
on Tuesday May 14th, 2013 at 09:50 AMDouglas Carswell has just blogged this: Thank you, Prime Minister. Thatll do What would David Cameron have to do in this Parliament a journalist asked me for you Eurosceptics to say Yes, thatll do, thanks? For several years, I have been agitating for the Prime Minister to offer an In / Out referendum. Hes [...]
on Tuesday May 14th, 2013 at 09:35 AMThe most beautiful woman in the world has written about having a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer. The rest of us feel shocked, awed, but also, freed by Angelina Jolies admission. We are shocked: what, even a superstar celeb is not immune to cancer? The big c looms, unstoppable, and not even the other [...]
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on Tuesday May 14th, 2013 at 09:25 AM
Gizmo hereMomz & I are out on a hike today, but I wanted to remind you all that tonight is the big night.
petMD University is sponsoring the #BlogPawsChat tonight from8 10pmEastern time. Momz & I will be there to hang out & chat with everyone, and representatives of petMD University will be on hand to answer your questions and take suggestions for new classes to offer.
Make sure youre following both@petMDand@BlogPawsand know that both of these #hashtags will be in use that...