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  • BlogPaws News Bite: Dogs ‘Compete’ In Bomb Sniff Test

    ATF canine testing for explosives recognition.

    When you see a bomb-sniffing dog in an airport, have you ever thought about what they had to do in order to earn that post? In Colorado this week, according to an article in the Denver Post, “In the cafeteria of Arvada West High School, about… read more

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  • BlogPaws Best Of: Weekend Edition

    by: Carol Bryant, BlogPaws PR and Marketing Manager Happy Weekend to all BlogPaws members. Throughout the week, BlogPaws posts great content both on the blog and in the community. With the busy and multitasking lives we all lead, you might have missed some of our announcements,… read more

  • BlogPaws Members Attend 2012 Hero Dog Awards

    By: Patrick Mahaney We recently devoted an entire month to animal adoption, but canine and feline aficionados must actively address the worldwide animal overpopulation on a year-round basis. The American Humane Association (AHA) reports that “millions of pets across the country face euthanasia every year because… read more

  • Combating Pet Cancer: BlogPaws Members Make News

    by: Carol Bryant Wendy Diamond, whom many BlogPaws Conference attendees will recall was our emcee for the Nose-to-Nose Awards 2012, made headlines with her “DOGGUPY Union Square” campaign which took place in the heart of New York City on October 2nd. Along with Olympic fencer, Tim… read more

  • Avoid These Home Remedies

    From The Editor's Desk: Saw this information online the other day and wanted to pass it along.  I spent four hours one day last week trying to clean motor oil off a patient whose owner had tried to use the slick substance to kill mange. It was a fundamentally… read more

  • We Heart our PALs

    Last week I shared a little video from PAL (Pets Add Life) and promised more. Here are two more – they will make you smile, maybe even laugh out loud. The message is far more than one of humor, however. The message is aimed right at… read more

  • Dear God, Will You Please Take Care of My Dog?

    Borrowed from Rasta's Ranch – as seen on their Facebook page. I am certain many of us can relate: (get the tissues out!) Our 14-year-old dog Abbey died last month. The day after she passed away my 4-year-old daughter Meredith was crying and talking about how… read more

  • Colorado’s Wild Animal Sanctuary

    Last week an article in our local paper gave me pause [unfortunately, I have no link - the Denver Post has every other story online, but this one]. We who are dedicated to the health and welfare of our domesticated animals – that we label 'pets'… read more

  • 9 Things That Make a Hotel Genuinely Pet Friendly

    by guest blogger, Edie Jarolim You'll see more of Edie in future posts, but when I saw this post on her blog, Will My Dog Hate Me, I rushed to email her and ask if we could use it here, also. Reguarl BlogPaw'ers will remember the… read more

  • Storytelling: The Power Of

    As a child in grade school, I remember spending time at my little desk (when I wasn't under it because of an air raid drill) drawing pictures and writing little stories to go with them. The stories, and the pictures, always included a dog or a… read more