Dock Jumping Competitions Test Dogs’ Leaping Abilities – NYTimes.com

By JAMES CARD (NYT)
The premise is simple: dogs jump into the water and are judged on how well they do in terms of distance, height and swimming speed.

via Dock Jumping Competitions Test Dogs’ Leaping Abilities – NYTimes.com.

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Loyal Companion Helps a Veteran With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – NYTimes.com

Tori Stitt is among a growing group of war veterans finding that service dogs can offer relief from some of the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Loyal Companion Helps a Veteran With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - NYTimes.com

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Study Finds Infantlike Understanding in Dogs – NYTimes.com

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By SINDYA N. BHANOO (NYT)
How dogs in a new study responded to a woman’s greeting depended on whether she looked at them.

via Study Finds Infantlike Understanding in Dogs – NYTimes.com.

Dog Helps Rape Victim, 15, Testify – NYTimes.com

by WILLIAM GLABERSON (NYT)
The defense plans to appeal the use of Rosie, the first judicially approved courtroom dog in New York State, to comfort a witness.

Dog Helps Rape Victim, 15, Testify – NYTimes.com.

For the Executive With Everything, a $230,000 Dog to Protect It – NYTimes.com

By JOHN TIERNEY (NYT)
A growing number of wealthy people around the world are coveting the security — and status — provided by a dog with the right credentials.

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Drop in at Dog Dayz

I’ll be helping out at the Drop in at Dog Dayz Monday, April 25. Drop in for novice practice at 7pm or open floor at 8pm.

15310 Herriman Blvd. ,Noblesville, IN 46060

Come check it out!

Northfield Natter: The Ups and Downs of Trialing

I found Adele Yunck’s blog post a good reminder that everyone has their ups and downs. It’s  important to recognize them as such and not focus on the negative. Read her post….

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