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  • A tearful farewell to Mia, my best friend and greatest teammate

    I was a lost soul for most of my life. I didn't own a dog. Much of it was circumstantial. My dad hated pets, and nobody in the household was going to overrule him. When I got older and moved out, I had some ups and downs in my personal life and mostly...
  • Q&A: The Hartford's President Of Auto, Home Talks About Customer Service

     Q&A: The Hartford's President Of Auto, Home Talks About Customer Service
    Andy Napoli, The Hartford's president of consumer markets, which includes homeowner's and auto insurance, sat down to answer questions about the company's approach to customer service. The Hartford ranked No. 1 in the J.D. Power and Associates 2012...
  • How smart is your dog?

    How smart is your dog?
    Even if you could define “smartest” I am not sure you would get a consensus on which is the smartest breed of dog.  Does smartest mean problem solving, learning, obeying commands, or dog IQ testing?  (Yes there is an IQ test for dogs).  Some...
  • Over 23 years, Westminster Dog Show announcer has 'seen it all'

    There are dog shows, and then there's Westminster. Established in 1877, the show is second only to the Kentucky Derby as America's longest running sporting event. The founders of Westminster thought that having a little event in New Year City might stir...
  • Lyons Township Dog Training at The Odeum

     
    The Lyons Township Dog Training Club holds all levels of AKC accredited canine Obedience, Rally Obedience and Agility as well as puppy obedience classes at …...
  • Best in show: How the Pekingese breed earned 'Lion Dog' nickname

     
    Best in show: Best in show honors went to a teeny tiny Pekingese with the heart -- and bearing -- of a lion. And that's not by coincidence. Here's how the Pekingese earned its 'Lion Dog' nickname....
  • Dogs to Mitt: We are not luggage!

     
    Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney has critics in all corners, and his furry ones came out -- accompanied by their people -- to protest Tuesday. About a dozen humans and a few dogs turned out at a demonstration, organized by......
  • A tearful goodbye to my greatest teammate

     
    We won a title the following year, before Doc Rivers left to chase more significant victories as coach of the Boston Celtics....
  • February is good for dog-watching with Puppy Bowl and Westminster Dog Show

     
    Technically, the “dog days” refer to a period in late summer, usually July and August. But in terms of TV viewing, a case could be made for referring to a few days in February as such. Once again this February, two annual favorites for dog...
  • AKC salutes dogs most often used in military service

     
    An announcement from the American Kennel Club: In honor of Veterans Day and in celebration of the New York City return of AKC Meet the Breeds at the Javits Center on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 19-20, the American Kennel Club celebrates the breeds most...
  • AKC wants your mischievous dog videos

     
    From Rebecca Mercer with the American Kennel Club: From singing doggy divas to canines who steal scraps from the table, the American Kennel Club and the Canine Companies are looking for fun videos of misbehaving dogs for upcoming episodes of Meet the...
  • Working dogs deserve salute on Labor Day

     
    The American Kennel Club points out that humans aren’t the only workers who deserve a Labor Day break. Dogs do a variety of detection jobs, both in the military and civilian working worlds. The club lists its top 5 detection jobs done by canines....