Monthly Archives: March 2012

Golden Retrievers and Their D.N.A

Golden Retrievers are a popular breed in my neighbourhood. I am constantly amazed at how similar their traits are despite coming from a huge array of breeders and different families raising them. Out of the many dog breeds I have … Continue reading

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The Dog Bowl

We have a stainless steel dog bowl that has been with us over twenty plus years. It is nothing special to look at but holds a multitude of memories. I cannot even remember where we purchased it, which is funny. … Continue reading

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Two of a Kind – Part Two

Dogs are the perfect connectors in life and I have been blessed making many special friendships with dogs and their owners over the years. I would like to introduce a second family who have two dogs of the same breed … Continue reading

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Dogwalkers

From my own experiences meeting other walkers over the last twelve years in Toronto I can safely say that dog walkers are a very unique set of individuals. Most of the walkers I know started in their late twenties or … Continue reading

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What is that?

When I am out dog walking the time can provide opportunity to let my mind wander. When dogs are in a relaxed state it rubs off on me as we walk along in our rhythm; we the two and four-legged, … Continue reading

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Pride Rock- Your Dog’s Favorite Place

The family dog is very similar to the lions in the wonderful movie The Lion King. Our families coexist with the family dog similar to a pride of lions – living, eating and sleeping close to each other. I believe … Continue reading

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Owners with two of the same type of dog- 2 of a Kind

I have noticed over the years owners that simultaneously own two dogs of the same breed. In my mind there is a list of questions which I am curious to ask, knowing that each dog owner would have different answers. … Continue reading

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Senior Dogs and the Gifts They Bring Us

I have been walking dogs as a job for the last twelve years. Many of my canine friends are in their “Golden Years” or have left this earth due to their older ages or illness. This is truly the hardest … Continue reading

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The Eyes Say It All

One of my favorite parts of a dog is their eyes. It is something we all notice right away when meeting a new dog, or seeing an old canine friend we have not seen in a while. A great comparison … Continue reading

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