Sticky Labels

Labels. That’s a sticky topic in the best of times. A landmine in current times. Because I’m not adept at navigating minefields, I’ll look at it in dog terms. We…
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One Small Act of Kindness

Yesterday I went to the grocery store to pick up my usual items. I wasn’t concerned they would be out.  People aren’t fighting over brussel sprouts and salmon…  I went…
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Yes, I have opinions on a lot of things.  If you are interested, I’ll share them.  But be clear, that’s all they are.  Just my opinions.  I’m sure you have…
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When Life Gives You Lemons…Walk On The Beach

Life has been exceptionally crazy lately, so what happened this weekend really shouldn’t be much of a surprise. After work on Friday I drove three hours to one of my…
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Do It For The Love Of It

“Do it for the love, not for the money Not for the guns and not for the honeys Do it ’cause it makes you feel alive Like the way we…
Petra's Dog Resource Center - Blog Do it for the love of it

An Interview With A Good Boy

The 142nd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show goes down today and tomorrow in New York City. In lieu of a preview, Deadspin arranged an exclusive sit-down with a 5-year-old…
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Pigs And Dogs

SOMEONE RECENTLY ASKED ME “WHY WOULD YOU TRAIN A PIG?” Good question. My immediate response was, “because it’s fun”. Then I thought about it some more. And realized it’s primarily because…
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Senior Dogs

SENIOR DOGS We all love our dogs.  But seniors hold a special place in our hearts.  Their muzzle is turning grey, they’re a bit slow to get up, and can’t…
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