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Does Your Dog Make You Happier?

I was reading an article the other day that I came across on the opinion page of the New York Times. It is interesting as it presents a collection of articles that show mixed results  as far as the health benefits of owning a pet dog. For instance a Pew Research Report shows that pet owners […]

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Is My Family Ready For A Dog?

What steps can a family take to have that great family dog? What things should a family consider in deciding whether or not they really want and are really ready for a family dog? Recognize that this is a very important decision for your family that will  impact you for 10-15 years. If you have young […]

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Top 5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Puppy or Dog

Look Before You Leap! The next several posts will deal with issues  should consider when choosing a puppy or dog. This is such a big and personal decision! Since the average life span of a dog in the US is 12 years and the average duration of first marriages in the US is 7.8 years, the […]

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