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  You know you're getting old when you start complaining about winter. But 'tis the beauty of dogs - they never really age. Well physically maybe, but they approach most of their lives like kids playing in the snow for the first time. O, the joy of it all, the joy of a winter wonderland! Ergo, I bundle up snugly, wear warm boots and always give my dog, DJ, a few extra minutes to frolic in the snow. It makes me feel young again, appreciate the beauty of winter too. To see life again, even for just a few fleeting moments, through...

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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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It's hard to keep your cat or dog psyched for every meal. After awhile, they're bound to tire from the same ole, same ole, no matter what they eat. Even my dog, DJ, a lucky terrier who feasts on great stuff like bison, kangaroo, salmon and my mother's pot roast, gets blase about his food. Tough on him! I know that he doesn't have any allergies and that his health is excellent, so there can't be a problem with what I feed him. He's just being difficult and picky, something I won't stand for it. Most of the time, a...

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