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Could a puppy prescription be a new treatment for old age? .. The dog-lovers among us have felt this to be true for a long time. I have certainly seen the benefits with my own eyes - but science has confirmed that owning a dog helps you live longer and...October 15, 2019/No comment
One minute I can be watching a movie, then all of a sudden the emotion wells up and then… Know the feeling? .. “A good cry.” The positive and negative going hand-in-hand. Crying can be seen as an expression of sadness, a cue that we need comforting. But...September 17, 2019/7 Comments
As Hurricane Dorian made its way over the Bahamas and up the east coast of the United States and Canada last week, we’re still only beginning to understand the damage it has caused so far, particularly in hard-hit areas like the Bahamas. Unfortunately,...September 12, 2019/4 Comments
Many of you have probably thought about your lives and come up with all the things you want to do before your time here is up…but what about your dog? For that reason, we must cherish the time we have left with them. Making a dog bucket list is the best...July 16, 2019/No comment
In Hachi: A Dog’s Tale, schoolboy Ronnie tells the story of his grandfather’s dog and the huge impact Hachi had on everyone’s lives. He describes Hachi as his hero and wins over his class with the tale of Hachi’s extraordinary loyalty and...May 21, 2019/2 Comments
I take lots of photos on my travels like most of us. Except, the majority of my holiday pictures are of the local dogs! When I walk down a street I’m often not looking at the people, but dogs. If you find yourself thinking that you care more about your...April 23, 2019/4 Comments
Whenever I had to leave Hachi I knew I would be getting a crazy welcome when I returned. I used to have a vacation home in Honolulu… when I came home Hachi would be looking out the window for me and go frantic with wiggle-waggles! He’d do an excited happy...April 9, 2019/No comment
It can often take a lot when understanding a dog's emotions. There is something truly special about the bond between us and our dogs. For centuries we’ve kept them as our companions, allowing them to hear our greatest fears, know our biggest dreams, and...March 26, 2019/No comment
When I first spotted Hachiko's statue at Shibuya Station, it was love at first sight. Soon after being introduced to his story, I adopted a Shiba puppy and named him after the loyal dog. We were inseparable for sixteen years, all the way up until his...March 12, 2019/5 Comments