Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sombra Update

Happy Sombra Sombra lived with a family until she was about 10 months old. They surrendered her to Miami-Dade Animal Shelter. She’s now now and needs to find a home, either permanent or foster. The person who gets her will … Continue reading

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Don’t Choke Under Pressure

Your Dog’s Friend is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose goal is to help keep dogs out of shelters by educating and supporting dog owners. Your Dog’s Friend offers advice before you choose your dog, after you bring home your new pet, … Continue reading

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Last Post

I have a new blog and will no longer be posting here. If you care to follow the new blog it’s linked to my website. Thanks!Marilyn

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Cesar’s Rules

The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior  has reviewed Cesar’s Rules unfavorably. “By using more advanced, humane techniques of true dog training, you will surely improve the quality of life for both you and your dog. And the book won’t … Continue reading

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Urban Mushing in Tampa Bay

I attended my first meeting of the Sandy Paws Sled Dog Club of Tampa Bay yesterday.  It was very interesting. I’ve never seen a team hooked up nor a sled pulled. I also thought it was interesting that some of … Continue reading

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Sombra

I haven’t been able to spend much time here because I’ve been working to get this girl out of the shelter. Then she needs to be vetted, housed, transported, and adopted. Lots of work.

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Maimonides and +R

Maimonides, arguably the most influential Jewish scholar ever, offers an analogy remarkably similar in ‘‘spirit’’ to positive reinforcement approaches to education. While discussing a matter of faith in his commentary on a tractate of the Talmud (see Touger, 1994), Maimonides … Continue reading

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Sandy Paws Sled Dog Club Meetup

A comment for February Sandy Paws Sled Dog Club Meetup and Playgroup. “Also featured will be an amazing raffle basket worth over $150 in honor of the upcoming Iditarod Race. As always, tickets are just $1 ea or 6 for … Continue reading

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Pitties for you

Pitties can be right fit for you and your family. Tonawonda, NY is holding a adoption event for the pitties at the SPCA.

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When NOT to Relocate Animals

Naples homeowner discovered a raccoon had made its way into his attic and attempted to resolve the situation on his own after consulting with a local “pest” removal service. The homeowner bought a live trap, managed to trap the adult raccoon … Continue reading

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