Anxiety | How Does Your Dog Interpret the Feeling

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Separation anxiety, fear aggression, fearful dog all terms that describe what more and more urban dogs seem to be suffering from these days. For the most part as a dog owner its not only heartbreaking and hard to watch but frustrating in figuring out what to do about it.

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Incredible Dog Challenge in San Diego

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Dogs from across the West Coast will descend upon the San Diego County Fair for the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge, a premier canine sporting event featuring dogs competing in “Olympic-style” events. The action kicks off Friday, June 10, 2011 with the Incredible Surf Dog competition

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Does Your Dog Know Authenticity Better Than You Do

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Authenticity. Does your dog recognize it before you do? With our lives under the microscope of everyone else perhaps it is time to take a lesson from dogs.

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The Dangers of GDV

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Tweet Last night, we lost one of our canine friends. Barbie came to us from Labrador Rescuers, a group that saved her from an unknown fate. When they broke her out of doggy jail, they realized she suffered from a bad case of separation anxiety so they called The Collared Scholar for help. Barbie joined […]

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Pretties for Pitties – San Diego Women Making a Difference for Pit Bulls

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Hooray for Pretties for Pitties, an organization started by a group of girls in San Diego girls, women, cool chicks… many descriptions fit, who strive to correct misconceptions and increase positive views on the Pit Bull breed.

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Love on a Budget

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Tweet With the current state of the economy, and foreclosures and layoffs abound, saving money becomes more critical with each passing day. Your pooch deserves the best and you want to give it to him. But how do you do that without breaking the bank? Healthy Treats Instead of paying top dollar for name brand […]

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Have you “herd” about herding?

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Tweet Herding. It’s not just for ranchers and border collies anymore. This hot up-and-coming dog sport is quickly taking San Diego by storm. In herding, dogs are trained to… well… herd! They can herd a variety of livestock including sheep, cattle and even ducks! And the sport is spreading its wings and reaching out to […]

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Hush Fido! Dealing with Excessive Barking

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Tweet Dogs bark. At times, a barking dog is a good thing. It makes you feel safe and helps alert you to potentially dangerous situations. But some dogs don’t seem to have a filter and bark excessively, turning the once appreciated alert into a nuisance that you just can’t seem to turn off. So why […]

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Outdoor Safety for you and your Pooch

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Tweet With daylight savings gifting us with an extra hour of sunlight each day, and with the incredible San Diego weather, getting outside for some exercise with your pooch has never been better! In San Diego, there are hundreds of hiking trails you can explore with your pooch. But what do you need to know […]

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Adopt the Internet Day – Dog Rescue

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Adopting a dog is a big decision, but once the commitment has been made it can become confusing as to where is the best place to find your new family member. Start with Petfinder and The Collared Scholar Animal Rescue Outreach.

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