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I must have the grimiest collection of canine-saliva-coated tennis balls in the city. You see, I live near an elementary school and a park where errant tennis balls hide under every bush, nook and cranny. It goes without saying that my grungy trove of tennis balls grows almost every time I walk my mouthy terrier, DJ. A dog foraging for old tennis balls...A pretty mundane slice of life, I must say, but it got me thinking. Whenever DJ finds one of those slimy rubber orbs, he keeps it in his mouth for the rest of our walk. He's like a...

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  Is it any wonder that carnivores are at the top of the food chain in virtually every ecosystem on land? After all, protein-rich meat was the secret sauce that fueled the growth and development of their brains to the point where they became masters of their domains. There's the lion, the bear, the wolf - just to name a few. A large brain gave them the ability to hunt with guile, to form social packs, to care for their young until near-adulthood. Why? Because brain-food is meat. Think about the animals with the highest intelligence; with a few exceptions...

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To serve you better please see our new store hours for the South Shore store, 180 Churchill, Greenfield Park, effective Monday August 20th, 2018. M-W: 11am to 6:30pm TH-F: 11am to 7:00pm Sat: 10 am to 5pm Sun: 12pm to 5pm And now back to our story...   Health first, has always been my motto, not just for raising a dog, but for this thing we call "life." After all, without it, it's not much of a life. Agree? I've always had a dog but fortunately I've never experienced health issues with any of them. Needless to say, the vets haven't...

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