The Daily Dog

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Proof that dogs can be smarter than owners

“Dear Heloise: You have often mentioned the dangers of pets riding in the back of pickup trucks, and it reminded me of something I saw that as a “dog person,” I thought you would appreciate….”
Springfield (MO) News Leader

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Veteran guide dog overcomes doubts to learn new tasks

“Harley pays no mind to the saying that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. The black Labrador retriever, who turns 7 years old next month, has learned more than tricks – he is trained both as a guide dog and as a dog that can respond to seizures suffered by his handler.”
Associated Press

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Macy’s pulls Sean John hooded jackets made with dog fur

“Macy’s has pulled from its shelves and its website two styles of Sean John hooded jackets, originally advertised as featuring faux fur, after an investigation by the nation’s largest animal protection organization concluded that the garments were actually made from a certain species of dog called ‘raccoon dog.'”
USA Today

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Couple feared drowned in attempt to save dog from river in Ohio

Associated Press via Santa Barbara News-Press