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  • Museum Exhibit Shows Importance Of Dogs In Ancient Egyptian’s Lives

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    Tuesday April 8th, 2014 at 08:28 AM

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    A Mummified Dog from Ancient Egypt.

    A fascinating exhibit of extraordinary artifacts of mummified animals, Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt is on display at the Bowers Museum, located in Santa Ana, California.

    Many species are on display including the beloved dog. Ancient Egyptians, including Kings so adored their dogs that many of were laid to rest eternally with them.

    Ancient Egyptian mummified dog head inside a sarcophaguses.

    Dogs played a role in Egyptians natural and...

  • New Book, Decoding Your Dog, Will Help Give Your Pup A Happier Life… And You Too!

    from Dog Files

    Monday January 20th, 2014 at 03:21 PM

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    A great new book is out! Its called Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones.

    I found Chapter 4, Housetraining 101 Do It Here, Do It Now of Decoding Your Dog to be quite informative and a motivator for me to address housetraining issues I have had with my two dachshunds, ages 10 and 5. I have a doggie door and a large backyard, yet they pee in the house often.

    After reading this chapter, I concluded that the...

  • Merry Christmas From Dog Files!

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    Wednesday December 25th, 2013 at 05:38 AM

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    Dog Files wishes you and your family the greatest Christmas of all and an incredible 2014! Thanks for taking time out of your day all year to spend it with me (Kenn), Max and Remy.

    Hug your pooches for us! Merry Christmas!

    The post Merry Christmas From Dog Files! appeared first on Dog Files.

  • Beagle Detects Polar Bear Pregnancies

    from Dog Files

    Friday November 22nd, 2013 at 09:09 AM

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    Elvis the Beagle uses his super-sniffer to detect polar bear pregnancies.

    Zoos around the country have a new tool to detect if they can expect the pitter patter of little bear cub paws. Elvis, age 2, has undergone a year of training in Kansas to be able to detect proteins found only in the stool of pregnant polar bears. So far, Elvis has an accuracy level of 97%!

    A Cincinnati Zoo animal conservation scientist had the idea of employing a dog for the detection job after reading about studies on...

  • Dog Rescued From Dump Climbs Everest For A Cause

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    Wednesday November 20th, 2013 at 09:42 AM

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    A puppy rescued from a dump in India ascends to a base camp on Mount Everest.

    Even through the tears of tragedy, puppy breath can help heal a broken heart.

    Joanne Lefson, from South Africa, was visiting a donkey sanctuary she had started years ago at a Himalayan village in northern India. She was trying to recover from the tragic death of her dog, Oscar, that happened a few months earlier.

    Lefson and Oscar haddocumented adventuresto more than 36 countries on their World Woof Tour in an effort...

  • November 19th Is National “Get A Pal For Your Pet” Day

    from Dog Files

    Tuesday November 19th, 2013 at 09:10 AM

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    Max and Remy best buddies!

    Its difficult to imagine Max and Remy not having each other. They look like litter mates, but they actually came from two shelters in two different states! Max and Remy are the dynamic duo destined to make a difference as spokesdogs for the Dog Files!

    Watching these two best buddies hang out is a treat for anyone who chances to meet them, so it is from experience that we heartily endorse National Get a Pal for Your Pet Day, celebrated on November 19th.

    Why should...
  • Max & Remy: Swan Wars: Cute Dog Video

    from Dog Files

    Monday November 18th, 2013 at 09:33 AM

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    Max & Remy seem to have a hate/hate relationship with the swans. Watch as Max & Remy defend the homestead and I try badly to get them to stop. Can two dogs take on a gang of swans?

    The post Max & Remy: Swan Wars: Cute Dog Video appeared first on Dog Files.

  • Man Comes Out of the Doghouse, Admits Dog Lifestyle

    from Dog Files

    Wednesday November 13th, 2013 at 10:15 AM

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    Boomer in his living room.

    Some people love dogs, but Gary Matthews, age 48, would love to be one. Matthews is a retired IT technician in Pittsburgh who wears a collar, styles his hair in a dog-eared loops, and loves to don a homemade paper costume with the pet name of Papey to fulfill his chosen dog lifestyle.

    Matthews feels hes a dog in spirit and has named his alter ego Boomer. In fact, for much of his life, he has gone by the nickname that was inspired by a television show, Heres Boomer,...

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