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  • Dog agility training offers a workout with man's best friend

    Dog agility training offers a workout with man's best friend
    Anyone who has spent a few hours glued to the televised broadcast of the Westminster Dog Show, watching highly skilled dogs jump and hop their way to national recognition, can imagine just how much training and practice are required to get to the national stage.
  • Pair of Howard canines to compete in Westminster Dog Show

    Pair of Howard canines to compete in Westminster Dog Show
    In the den of Cynthia Hornor's spacious Ellicott City home sits a tall trophy honoring her border collie, Spice, as the U.S. Dog Agility Association's 2013 national grand prix champion. Down in the basement, most of a long wall is covered with hundreds of...

    Maryland bloodhound is a top dog at Westminster Kennel Club

    Maryland bloodhound is a top dog at Westminster Kennel Club
    Nathan, the floppy-jowled, big-eared, giant Bloodhound from Maryland who arguably drew the loudest cheers at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club show, almost never made it out to compete. “I thought about not even showing Nathan,” says...

    Bel Air dog wins big at Westminster show

    Bel Air dog wins big at Westminster show
    When the Greenwood family of Bel Air purchased their first family pet more than two decades ago, they never imagined that man's best friend would lead them to competitions across the country and, eventually, to a coveted title at one of the most...

    Howard County pets: What pets are best for seniors?

    Howard County pets: What pets are best for seniors?
    Q: My recently widowed grandmother is interested in getting a pet to keep her company. What pet might be a good fit for a senior? A: Numerous studies have shown that companion animals help seniors stay more healthy and active, so this is an idea worth...