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A meeting took place Wednesday for police officers and dog behaviorists to go over details and develop their new plans as part of the Dog Protection Act, which aims to eliminate the number of non-aggressive dogs shot by police. In the last five years, about 40 dogs in Colorado have been shot and killed by police – something citizens and…

Does your dog chase their tail?  Do they tire themselves out spinning in place, or end up spinning in one direction too fast for too lang?  Well, your dog is not alone.  A study taking place at Bristol University in the UK, and after viewing dogs that DO chase their own tails, researchers are looking for dogs that seem to…

If you live in Oregon, today is a good day to reach out to your state Senators.  HB 2783, has moved out of the Oregon House to the Senate.The law provides limits on how long a dog can be chained in one place or left exposed to the elements. The “tethering bill” passed out of the Oregon Senate Judiciary Committee…

Many of us are intent on trying to be (or at least aspiring to be) positive, saying good things to each other, and looking to positive affirmations to boost our and other’s self-esteem, and to make us succeed or communicate better with each other. When it comes to dogs though, and other animals, we usually take the military style approach…

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