Dog Park Etiquette #48: Playing Or Fighting? (Or Play-Fighting?)

Dog Park Etiquette #48: Playing Or Fighting? (Or Play-Fighting?)

Just came back from a great weekend at the beach – ooh la la! The best part was dogs were allowed to run free offleash. Greyhounds can’t swim, as far as I’ve ever known; but that doesn’t stop our twins from loving to lie down on the sand and let the waves wash over them! […]

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Canis Philosophicus

Canis Philosophicus

We humans have a tendency to miss the forest for the trees. Or even worse, for mere paintings of trees, or plastic imitation-trees in hotel lobbies … or for McDonald’s hamburgers. We tend to interact with the world (or rather avoid interacting with it) by way of intermediaries: artificially alluring signs, symbols, and tokens of […]

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Ballpark Or Dog Park? (Bring Your Pup To The Game!)

Ballpark Or Dog Park? (Bring Your Pup To The Game!)

Do you like baseball? Do you like dogs?  Does your dog like baseball? Want to bring your dog to a baseball game?(No, you can’t let him chase the fly balls.) The Mayor’s Alliance for Animals together with Brooklyn Bark Dog Walking are sponsoring “Bark In The Park” on August 22nd, 2011, where you can bring […]

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It’s A Tie! (i.e. How Tethering Your Dog Can Sometimes Be Kosher)

It’s A Tie! (i.e. How Tethering Your Dog Can Sometimes Be Kosher)

I recently visited with a couple that had just adopted a rescued pomeranian named Henry. Henry’s problem was that at bedtime he would run around barking and jumping on and off the bed, not letting his owners (or even neighbors) get any sleep. Crating Henry only exacerbated his acting out. And if his owners tried […]

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