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UPDATE: Loyal Dog Who Protected His Injured Friend in Back With His Family


Written by: Phil Monahan

“Herman” is off the streets and back with his family, which is a happy ending to a tragic story.
Photo via lifewithdogs.tv

Last week, we shared the story of Herman, a stray Pit Bull who was found standing protectively over his friend, who had been hit by a car. Both dogs were taken to a shelter in. . .

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Advocates Say Military Dogs Aren’t Pets — They’re Veterans


Written by: Phil Monahan

Zzarr, a Dutch shepherd, with K-9 handler U.S. Army Sgt. Nathan Arriaga (partly hidden), in 2011.
Photo via npr.org

Npr.org reports that, this week, a contingent of dog advocates went to Capitol Hill to talk to legislators about how the U.S. military treats its working dogs when their service has ended overseas. Last year, Congress passed a law making it possible to. . .

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Scientists Ask: Does Your Dog Actually Get Jealous?


Written by: Phil Monahan

Research on Border Collies has shed some light on dog emotions.
Photo by Steve Harris, via nytimes.com

Most dog owners know that it they pet another dog, their own pooch reacts with what certainly looks like jealousy. But scientists have been wondering if we anthropomorphize dogs when we attribute such human emotions to. . .

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