Friday, May 25, 2018

Rescue dog in training was once rescued himself.

A five-year old Border Collie named Dyno lives a life of ironic satisfaction. Abandoned by his humans only six months ago, he had to be rescued himself. 

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-england-hereford-worcester-43993207/abandoned-puppy-turns-rescue-dog-in-worcestershire

But now he has found his new furever home with a rescue association that provides dogs to find and rescue lost humans. He's receiving special training for his new job and he's clearly having a ball. 

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Saturday, May 19, 2018

Reading dogs' body language

If you want to know your dog better, it will help to understand one of their main means of communication, body language. It's the key to their behavior.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Kids love Benjamin

When author Malcolm Bernstein talks to children about Benjamin the dog, they get a chance to draw pictures of the lovable pooch. Here are a couple, and you can see a lot more when you buy the new Benjamin's picture book for children. https://thebenjaminproject.net/benjamins-book-for-children/

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Does your dog like taking a bath?

Not many dogs do, it seems. The ones in this video will do almost anything to avoid it...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

A new way we resemble our best friends.

Dogs and humans have a remarkably close relationship. We like the same kinds of food. We like living together. We even like playing games together.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/new-study-suggests-dogs-may-be-better-subjects-research-human-nutrition-180968842/

And now scientists have discovered a rather surprising new similarity. Dogs are like us in a way we never expected. 

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Monday, May 14, 2018

You gotta' love this...

The shoes Benjamin chewed up when he first found his furever home.

An engaging watercolor illustration by Shannon Tracey-Boggess from Benjamin's picture book for children https://thebenjaminproject.net/benjamins-book-for-children/

Get Benjamin's new book for children ASAP

There’s a big promotion for the new book coming up. Benjamin’s new picture book for children will soon be launched in many pet store locations. They will be going fast so act now! To reserve your copy today, before they’re all gone, contact the author at malcolmbernstein@sympatico.ca or 1-416-587-8590. Just $19.95! https://thebenjaminproject.net/benjamins-book-for-children/