Dog Age Calculator

If your dog was a human, how old would he be? Ever wonder how old your dog is in human years? Not all breeds age alike, so use this program to calculate your dog’s “human” age. CLICK HERE   Here are some interesting facts on dogs! 1. You can lower your blood pressure just by petting your pup! 2. Corgi […]

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Pet dogs help kids feel less stressed, new study confirms

A new study confirmed what I’d assume most people already knew: a pet dog provides valuable moral support for a kid. Image credits: poppofaticus. Pet ownership affects children in more ways than one, generally with an overwhelmingly positive impact. It starts with basic, physical health – having a dog tends to make you healthier because you…

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A new leash on life for inmates at N.J. jail who train service dogs

CAMDEN — A new program utilizing inmates to train rescue dogs to be matched with military veterans suffering from service-related conditions was rolled out Monday at the Camden County jail. “This is about a second chance,” said Lt. Clifford Kareem, a corrections officer who helps supervise the pilot program. “These are rescue dogs. As one of…

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N.J.’s Top Pet: Vote for the cutest, cuddliest creature in the state

Earlier this month, we put out an open call to pet owners all across the state to enter their beloved companions in our New Jersey’s Top Pet competition. Readers responded with their dachshunds, tabby cats, German shepherds, pit bulls and Persian cats, but also with a horse, chinchilla, mini pot-bellied pig, lizards and more. They told…

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4 Medical Conditions Dogs Can Detect In You

Most dogs owners will tell you their pets have an uncanny ability to sense when something is amiss. Dogs are believed to possess a “sixth sense” in detecting danger or an imminent event. Now, researchers at the Curie Institute in Paris, France, have found dogs, specifically German Shepherds, have the ability to sniff out breast cancer…

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