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Baby-Ready Dogs

According to a Sept. 28, 2020 article in The Daily Memphian, the coronavirus shutdown that started in March is going to be responsible for a bit of a “baby boom” in the United States. Robert Burns, administrator at Memphis Obstetrics & Gynecological Association, a large practice with four offices throughout metropolitan Memphis, says the data …

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Gifts for Dog-Lovers (and for Dogs!)

The way we’ll celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, or Kwanzaa this year—or any other annual December holiday—will be different from what most of us do traditionally.  The coronavirus crisis means we will not be gathering for large family get-togethers. Nor will we be shopping for gifts by strolling along our favorite Main Street, enjoying lights and window …

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Happiness Is My Dog

Four years ago, I became a dog person. Prior to Frankie, I would peer anxiously at dogs, stiff and wary. I was bitten by a chihuahua when I was seven years old. Dogs made me nervous, everyone knew this. So, when I announced we were adopting a puppy, my friends were incredulous.

US military working dogs in Iraq now have more medical help when injured

Just as the lives of US military men and women serving in a war zone have been saved by a blood transfusion thanks to “walking blood banks,” their K-9 buddies in Iraq now have the benefit of mobile blood banks just for them. This addition to care-in-the-field means more rapid treatment when a life-threatening injury …

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