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In Show-Dog Circles, Breeders in Big Cities Are A Small Pack

By Jennifer Peltz | Feb 15
While other breeders may have acres of land and a freestanding kennel, urban breeders work from their apartments.

The Peril of Pedigree Dogs

By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 20
Whether the huge bundle of fur that disguises the Old English sheepdog or the tiny Chihuahua that's more fashion accessory than pet, there's a dog for everyone. Sadly, though, not all dogs are created equal.

Boston Lesbian Will Teach Your Dog How to Be Wonderful

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
New to Boston from Maine, dog trainer Elsa Larsen has opened My Wonderful Dog, an Arlington-based company that offers in-home or group dog training.

Pets Provide Health Benefits for People Living with HIV

By Steve Weinstein | Nov 1
Pets provide companionship, they relieve stress and provide unconditional love - in both directions.

Homeless Man Arrested for Attacking Gay Man Walking a Pink Poodle

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 4
In a possible hate crime, Oregon police say a homeless man attacked a gay man because he was walking his pink poodle.

Abandoned ’Gay’ Dog Escapes Death After Story Goes Viral

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 31
A dog that was supposed to be put down on Thursday after its owner abandoned for being "gay", has been adopted after its story went viral.

Outward Hound Collection for Four-Legged Friends

Dec 12
Kyjen’s Outward Hound collection makes outdoor activities like hiking, swimming and traveling with dogs easy, convenient and fun.

A Home for Doggies at the Boston Pooch Hotel

Oct 9
According to the American Pet Products Association, in 2012 an estimated $4.11 billion will be spent on boarding and grooming in the U.S., so the demand for a sixth Pooch Hotel location comes as no surprise.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Turns Fifty

School kids sang "Happy Birthday" and Scholastic unfurled a huge banner worthy of a big red dog from the roof of its headquarters to fete Clifford, the beloved book and TV character, for his 50 years of nudging kids to read.

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