The remains of an 18,000-year-old puppy might be those of a common ancestor of domestic dogs and modern gray wolves

A two-month-old puppy died 18,000 years ago, and it was preserved the permafrost near Yakutsk in Eastern Siberia.  I knew about this discovery a few weeks ago, but I was waiting DNA tests to see exactly what it was.  The … Continue reading

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Make a Dog’s Day is October 22nd!

As part of their “Subaru Loves Pets” campaign, the auto-maker has had October 22nd designated as Make a Dog’s Day, the focus being on adopting an underdog – one who is disabled or older – from a shelter. The National … Continue reading

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How to Walk Two Dogs at Once

This post includes affiliate links. Walking two dogs at once can be twice the fun…or twice the challenge! When the dogs are large and strong, the task of one person walking two dogs is one that… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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In defense of purebred dogs

I have to say that much of what I wrote in the early days of this blog came from ignorance. I had never been exposed to serious hobbyist breeders of purebred dogs, and much of what I thought I knew … Continue reading

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10 Plants to Remove from Your Dog’s Yard

I have to admit that I love sago palms. I love the look of them and the tropical feel they give a yard. But we don’t have a sago palm — and we’ll never have a sago palm —… [[ … Continue reading

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Which Game of Thrones Name is Most Popular for Dogs?

OK, we can’t resist a good list of pet names–and just received a list from Embrace Pet insurance with some of the top pet names from the beloved HBO series Game of Thrones. Most Popular… [[ This is a summary … Continue reading

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The (Therapeutic) Power of Dogs

So happy my mom was home this morning to take me away from those cats! Too bad cats…you can’t go. #morningwalk #walkingthedog #dogwalking #dogsofinstagram #dogs #nocatsallowed A post shared by Adventures of Bristol & Pops (@bpadventuresatx) on Dec 14, 2018 … Continue reading

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2019 Washington Capitals Pet Calendar Helps Dogs in Need

  Not only did the Washington Capitals win the coveted Stanley Cup in 2018, the professional ice hockey team also won the admiration of dog lovers as the players once again championed the cause… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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Barli’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Dogs

This post includes affiliate links and sponsored products. If you purchase an item from one of our Amazon links, we receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. This year has been a big one… [[ This is … Continue reading

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Shootout at the OK Corral—only with dogs

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