Socializing Your Older Rescue Puppy: Barli’s Checklist

Since Bärli’s adoption on March 13, we’ve been busy socializing him, exposing him to experiences that he might come across on future outings or in our daily life. Bärli, now five (and… [[ This is a summary only. Click the … Continue reading

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Too Much Easter Candy!

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Urocyon with white markings

This gray fox has some white marking on its face and feet. We can speculate about where they came from. Domestication process maybe? We know, though, that these white marking didn’t come from crossbreeding with domestic dogs, because the gray … Continue reading

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9 Subtle Statement Earrings

1. Hand Jive Earrings  |  2. Stembend Earrings  |  3. Sun + Cactus Stud Earrings  |  4. Sculpture Statement Earrings  |  5. Lightning Stud Earrings  |  6. Flatform Statement Earrings  | 7.  Double Star Earrings  |  8. Threader Bar Earrings  | … Continue reading

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I am ethically opposed to BSL for all of the reaso…

I am ethically opposed to BSL for all of the reasons outlined above, specially that it encourages discrimination of pit bulls by other powers. However, this article is written in such a way that it’s not outright lies, but it … Continue reading

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Working for Animals Drew This Couple Together

Photo Credit: Katherine Zenzano We all know it’s not unusual to find love at an animal shelter. Usually it’s with an adoptable animal looking for a home. That’s part of why Halo donates more than 1.5 million bowls of nutritious … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from the Puppy Who Died on United Airlines?

There are a lot of people who – when they learned about a puppy who died in an overhead luggage bin on a United Airlines flight last week – were filled with moral outrage against the airline. They went ballistic, … Continue reading

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Simply Avocado and Pan Toasted Chickpea Pitas

I could start this post by professing my love for avocados, but unless this is the first time you’re stopping by here (and if it is, hi!), then you already know all about my adoration. Not a day goes by … Continue reading

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Tuesday Top Ten: Female Dog Names from 2017

From the client database of Rover.com, here’s the list of the top ten names people used for their female dogs in 2017. Bella Lucy Daisy Luna Lola Sadie Molly Maggie Bailey Sophie The only one that surprises me is Bailey. … Continue reading

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Canis mosbachensis and the origins of the modern Canis species

What we do know about the origins of Canis species is much more hotly-contested than what we know about the evolution of our own species. The earliest fossils of the genus are roughly 6 million years old, and the oldest … Continue reading

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