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Dog Talk / Pets

Dog Talk: Benji and the Bickersons

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Benji, a 1-year-old German shepherd pup. Rarely do I meet a dog I don't like, but shepherds hold a special place in my heart. We have two in the family right now.

The German shepherd is smart, sensitive and ...

Dog Talk: Canines Chase, Fences Protect

You can't see me, but I'm shaking my head.

I'm just off a call with a woman who's having some trouble with her 3-year-old Labrador. Her family resides on seven beautiful acres, and their dog chases birds and squirrels with the joyful zeal we ...

Dog Talk: A Man Walks Into a Dog Park...

Two men were fighting at a bar. One of them threw a shrimp cocktail and yelled, "And that's just for starters!"

That's a joke -- but it's only a hairsbreadth away from describing the real-life events that played out at an Auburn, Calif., dog park...

Dog Talk: Teaching Your Dog to Speak

"The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech."

George Bernard Shaw said that, and I can't help but wonder whether he was referring to his dog.

Dogs can't converse with us, but they speak canine ...