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  • Ways to celebrate National Puppy Day in Baltimore

    Ways to celebrate National Puppy Day in Baltimore
    Happy National Puppy Day to all my two-legged and four-legged friends. My name is Krishana Davis and I'm an intern at the The Baltimore Sun. Although I have a knack for fashion and politics, I never turn down a chance to pay homage to my four-legged...
  • Fox family dog gets national attention on Thanksgiving Day

    Fox family dog gets national attention on Thanksgiving Day
    When Fulton Republican Greg Fox was campaigning to be re-elected to his District 5 County Council seat last year, he found more than politics to talk about at one person's home. While knocking door-to-door, Fox came across a Tibetan Terrier and became...
  • Why is your breed of dog the best breed?

    It's all politics Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times How has the Glen of Imaal terrier not yet won the Westminster Kennel Club dog show you ask? You ask, don't you? Politics! Darn politics. The hardy breed comes from the Glen of Imaal in County Wicklow,...
  • Animals, children, therapy top priorities for 4-H Dog Club organizer

    Robin Korotki has three passions — therapy, children and animals — and has found ways to interweave them throughout her life. She has spent more than three decades as a physical therapist. Working with neurologically-challenged adults at a...
  • Fireworks aren't cause for celebration for canines

    Fireworks aren't cause for celebration for canines
    It had always been easy for Sharon Keila's family of five to locate their 8-year-old Dalmatian, Holly, when she got out of the yard. Usually they would find her sniffing around shrubs or relaxing on a neighbor's porch near their Berwyn home. That...
  • Come celebrate pets at the expo

    On Saturday, June 14, the third Carroll County Pet Expo will take place at the Shipley Arena in Westminster from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This family-friendly event offers visitors opportunities to interact with pet professionals such as veterinarians, animal...
  • Danger lurks all summer long

    Danger lurks all summer long
    With rising temperatures comes an increase in outdoor activities. In turn, there are more opportunities for injury and illness. The risks are higher when the mercury rises. Heat-related illness and dangers associated with activities such as biking,...
  • Dogs have a field day at Kelley Farms

    "If you don't own a dog, at least one, there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life." Roger A. Caras NORTH OF ST. PAUL, Minn. The day will be warm, the breeze slight. Lift gates open. Tailgates...
  • Bulldog Beauty Contest judges susceptible to affection bribes

    Bulldog Beauty Contest judges susceptible to affection bribes
    I'm sure that judging bulldogs at an actual dog show is a rather scientific process of checking the breed standards against the animals that are competing. Here's the standard for "General Appearance," according to the American Kennel Club: "The...
  • Labrador Retriever retains the crown as most-popular dog breed

    If dogs are man's best friends, the Labrador Retriever is specifically man's favorite breed, at least in America. According to the newly-released American Kennel Club (AKC) breed registration data for 2013, for the 23rd consecutive year Labs are the...
  • CT Mixed Breeds To Compete In Westminster's New Agility Event

    CT Mixed Breeds To Compete In Westminster's New Agility Event
    When the American Kennel Club first began allowing mixed breeds into agility events, Lisa Tibbals welcomed the chance to compete with Sadie, a scruffy female terrier mix rescued from dire straits in Kentucky. But she was miffed by the reaction from some...
  • What makes a perfect dog? How judges chose past Best in Shows

    NEW YORK -- Yes, we know your dog is perfect, and no, we don't need you to show us another picture to prove it. But there is your idea of perfection, and then there is the judges' idea at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, where the lopsided ears,...