Monthly Archives: March 2010

Restraining Your Dog in the Car

Attached is a very interesting study on different restraint systems to keep your pet(s) safe. As a colleague said, it increases the dilemma of how to manage children, pets, groceries, and more in cars that are getting smaller. http://wachusett.pssweb.net/Test%20report%20pets%20in%20cars-1.pdf .

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Hugging a Skunk

Several years ago I heard these stories from Corrine Zipps about two of her malamutes.      Every so often we parents are reminded how literally children take our instructions as the following story indicates.      In a parking lot a … Continue reading

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Good Girl

I have a basenji-German Shepherd mix puppy in one of my classes. She weighs about 20# and looks more like a basenji than a GSD. Very smart girl. The resident family has had non-resident family visiting. One of the visitors … Continue reading

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“Reggie” and Paul

They told me the big black Lab’s name was Reggie, as I looked at him lying in his pen.. The shelter was clean, no-kill, and the people really friendly. I’d only been in the area for six months, but everywhere … Continue reading

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