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Jun 04,2018
Animal Hoarding: A Real-World Psychiatric Problem
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In March, an animal shelter in Highland, Calif., discovered 34 German shepherd mix dogs found abandoned in a home.  Animal control officials were called to the location, left a citation for the owner who never contacted animal control, and the dogs were removed.  Authorities said the dogs appeared to be fed and in good condition [...] Read More
Jan 22,2018
New Year Resolutions: They’re not just for humans

Whether or not you make personal decisions for your own New Year, making resolutions for your dog’s health, happiness and well-being might be in order. By Ellyce Rothrock   More exercise, eating a healthier diet, indulging in more self-care, taking on a new hobby, developing outside interests, freshening or deepening your skills in certain aspects […]

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Oct 01,2017
Let’s Be Mature About Dog Ownership
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 Older dogs who have lived and learned through the puppy and teenage years to become calm, consistent, and ready to give you all their love make the best companions. By Ellyce Rothrock Let’s say you’re part of the dating scene and your meet-ups are cut short or turn out to be one-hit wonders. Imagine your […]

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Apr 30,2017
Be Kind Every Day in Every Way

  By Ellyce Rothrock   May 1-7 is the official Be Kind to Animals Week. Designating a specific week for animal kindness is a great idea, especially for those who aren’t graced with an innate love of our fellow creatures and don’t consider them all that often. Nothing bad will ever come of PSAs, news […]

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Mar 22,2017
Running Your Dog: How Much Is Too Much?

If you made the decision to complete a marathon without having done any previous endurance training, you wouldn’t run headlong into the first race you came across, would you? Of course not—you could seriously injure yourself. Building up to distance running takes time, dedication and effort. If you’re already an avid jogger and an energetic […]

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Jul 21,2016
Keep ‘Em Cool When Summer Living is Steamy

Keep ‘Em Cool When Summer Living Is Steamy The latest summer heat wave is upon us, and it’s won’t be the last of the season. That’s why it’s vital to remember that exposure to intense and prolonged heat is dangerous to all creatures—of course including our dogs. Dogs can sustain physical damage and succumb to […]

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Jun 19,2016
Pumpkin: Nature’s Wonder Food for Dogs

Who doesn’t love pumpkin? As fall and Halloween approach, grocery retailers bank on our love of the stuff, so out comes the endless parade of pumpkin-centric products on the shelves: pumpkin pancake mix, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin cheesecake … the list of creative ways pumpkin is blended into human food is staggering. As with human trends, […]

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Mar 25,2016
A Familiar Tale of Two Shepherds

  I recently received a series of texts from a former colleague, and the story contained within was all too familiar and heartbreaking. This owner had paid a ton of money to a breeder for two German shepherd puppies only to discover in a short period that the family, which included two very young children, […]

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Jan 31,2016
Learn about the stock market and support GSROC.

Here’s a fantastic new way to help dogs while indulging your inner gamer! Two devoted animal lovers have designed an innovative new mobile game app that is not only entertaining but philanthropic as well. Introducing Make The Most, the first of its kind virtual stock market game that can earn you bragging rights and real […]

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