The Daily Dog

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Employees love dogging it at work

“Allowing workers to bring their dogs to work can be a strong competitive hiring advantage among dog lovers, suggests a survey conducted by Simply Hired, a job search engine, and Dogster.com.”
Gannett News Service

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With patience, tap of stylus, owning dog is virtual reality

“I have a new dog. He’s about the size of my pinkie and lives in a virtual home in my new Nintendo DS.”
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

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John Grogan- Marley & Me: The whole truth

“In light of the scandal enveloping bestselling author James Frey, who now admits his purportedly nonfiction memoir “A Million Little Pieces” is riddled with fabrications and exaggerations, the online accuracy watchdog SmokingCanine.com has launched an investigation into another memoir currently topping best-seller lists. We now bring you this shocking expose:”
Philadelphia Inquirer

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Dog owners feel the pinch

“Pet theft is on the increase, and thieves are resorting to more and more violent acts to steal valuable animals. But with the police often dismissive of the crime, what can owners do to protect their loved ones”
The Telegraph

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Internet dog buyer, beware

E-commerce with breeders risky, experts warn
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle

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Dog making slow, but steady recovery – News – MSNBC.com

“Amazing Grace, the dog that survived a knife attack last January, still bears the physical and behavioral scars of her ordeal one year later.”
Connecticut Post via MSNBC

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Canine Fix for Seniors’ Loneliness

“For seniors in nursing homes, loneliness may fade faster after visits from a friend that can bark but not talk.”
WebMD

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Delta dogs take the long road to adoption

Unwanted animals from the Mississippi Delta are finding new homes over 1,000 miles away up north.
Clarksdale Press Register

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Wounded Air Force dog handler adopts canine comrade-in-arms

“An Air Force bomb-dog handler who was severely injured in Iraq adopted her closest comrade in war — an 80-pound German shepherd named Rex — in a small ceremony Friday at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado.”
Washington Post

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Every Dog Has His Wash Day

“In a world full of modern conveniences, one thing still eludes many people – a hassle-free way to wash their pet. Now there’s a new way to make that task a little easier. It’s called Pet Clin, a drive-in pet-bathing booth that started in Europe and is expanding to the United States.”
Tampa Tribune