Disasters bring out the best — and worst of human behavior. This post describes how deserting your dog, cat or other pet could result in being charged with a felony. Also included: links to review legitimate charities to help both people and animals in need.
Many of us have had that heart-stopping moment when you realize your dog is not at your side or at home. We put up posters and check everywhere in vain. Now, finally, there is an electronic device to help us. Includes a link of reviews for some of the top electronic dog trackers.
The book and film “A Dog’s Purpose” leads one of our contributors to ask (and answer): “What is a Service Dog’s Purpose?”
Watch a service dog in action. A 2nd video shows the impact of one child with autism when he gets a service dog named Gus.
Pit Sitters are becoming more popular. But, oh boy, do they have stories to tell! Included is a recommendation for our favorite local pet sitter.
A look at the special, fun and awareness days for dogs throughout the year.
My Magic Dog wishes all our furry friends and loyal followers a very Happy New Year 2017!
This Thanksgiving, we give thanks for our pet dogs and service dogs. A special turkey recipe to treat them is included.
Many hearing dogs have used their exceptional ability to save the lives of their deaf human partners. Our regular “Fido” friends have often done the same. Here are a few stories of these heroic canines.
The use of animals, particularly dogs, to help people through crisis, has been well documented. Less known, however, are therapists whose certified pets assist during the counseling session. This wise book documents numerous therapeutic sessions with the help of a trio of Brussels Griffons.
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- Deserting Your Dog in a Disaster
- Book Review: Unsaid
- Dog Ownership: An Infographic
- Cannabis for ailing pets
- Lost Dog? Electronic savior to the rescue!
- Review: The Best Food for Your Dog (Did yours make the list?)
- A Service Dog’s Purpose
- Solving Dog Behavior Problems
- Help for Grieving Dogs
- Man and Man’s Best Friend: We’re More Similar Than We Think