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Canine Fashionistas

This is not an article about fashions for dogs (ha…ha… fooled ya’, although Halloween is coming and we at mymagicdog should really say something about dressing your dog in silly costumes, but we’ll refrain ourselves). This is about what breeds of dogs are in fashion right now. Of course, our all time, absolute favorite “breed-most-in-fashion” […]

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Etiquette with Service Dogs

The other day I was in line to pay at an office supplies store with my service dog sitting quietly by my side. Then, quite suddenly, I felt the leash stiffen. My dog suddenly stood up and twisted his head to look behind him. I did the same and discovered that the man waiting behind […]

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Pets vs Service Dogs

International Assistance Dog Week (IADW) was created to recognize all the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs helping individuals mitigate their disability related limitations. This year, IADW was August 4-10, 2013.  During that time, there was a considerable jump in news and questions about assistance dogs. But, Dr. B is sorry to report, there were just as […]

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Questions You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask Your Vet or Dog Trainer (Answered Here!)

  If you have a dog, you love him or her. Yet, as much as we like to “humanize” our beloved canine friends, they are really, really, really . . . not human (gasp!), nor are they cuddly little humans wrapped in fur (more gasps!). Thus, at some point or another, we bump up against […]

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Fun Facts About Dogs

1.    According to a recent survey, the most popular name for a male dog is Max; for  female it is Bella. Other popular names include Molly, Sam, Zach, and Maggie. 2.    An American Animal Hospital Association poll showed that 33 percent of dog owners admit they talk to their dogs on the phone or leave […]

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Children Ask the Trainer

All About Dogs:  Kids Ask the Darndest Things. Is anyone old enough to remember the Art Linkletter television show, called “Kids Ask the Darndest Things?”  Some of those moments were truly precious — and some, rather embarrassing (especially for the poor parents watching).  I’m happy to say that the questions we have received will not embarrass […]

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