Category Archives: Worldwide Pet News

Worldwide Pet News: Military Dog Retirement Act

Finally, something that Congress agreed on and Obama signed that I think we can all get behind… and wouldn’t you know it, it involves dogs! It’s a sort of military dog retirement benefits package: it seems that up until this … Continue reading

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RIP: Tillie the Hiking Dog of Indian Fort Mountain

Just ran across this article¬†and thought my readers might be interested. It’s a story of a dog whose self-appointed job was to escort hikers as they climbed Indian Fort Mountain, in Kentucky. She wore a collar with a tag that … Continue reading

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Worldwide Pet News: RIP, the Original Dog Walker

I found this article fascinating: apparently this fellow was, more or less, the first professional dog-walker in the world.

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Bringing Your Dog to Work: It’s Apparently Awesome

How did I not hear about this sooner? It seems that someone did a study¬†on the health effects of bringing your dog to work. They studied different people in a dog-friendly workplace, including those who didn’t have dogs, those who … Continue reading

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