National Mutt Day—there are lots of ways to celebrate this annual day of recognition

“What kind of dog is that?” If your furry friend is a mixed breed—aka a “mutt”—you likely have heard that question many times. Maybe your dog came to you via your local dog shelter—80-percent of dogs in shelters are mixed breeds. Sadly, mutts in need of a home tend to stay longer at shelters; purebred …

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Best in Show

Many of the movies recommended so far on thedogslife.com tend toward the “keep a box of tissues handy!” This movie, Best In Show, is laugh-out-loud funny. Even if you thoroughly enjoy catching the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, or any other elite dog show, you’ll get a kick out of this satirical look at …

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The Soul of All Living Creatures: What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Human, by Vint Virga, DVM

The Soul of All Living Creatures resulted from Dr. Virga’s first 25 years as a veterinarian and veterinary behaviorist. While this book is not solely about dogs (it also includes stories of whales, wolves, leopards, and cats), it is an enlightening and moving read for dog-lovers. His examination of the inner lives of animals and the relationships …

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Love and Monsters

An action comedy, Love and Monsters, takes place seven years after a “Monsterpocalypse” wipes out most of human civilization. The hero, Joel (played by Dylan O’Brien) learns that his high school sweetheart (played by Jessica Henwick) has survived and so he sets out on a dangerous 85-mile hike to find her. Along the way, he …

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Love and Monsters
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