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May 06, 2008

Dog Linkage

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* The Rawness shares a hilarious quick dog video.

* Thinking of adopting a retired racing Greyhound? Here's an informative, 19-part guide. I wonder what Gil Roth -- who recently adopted a retired racer -- thinks of the advice.

* Patrick Burns writes that dog owners don't need to haul their pets to the vet as often as they're being told to.



posted by Michael at May 6, 2008


Alston Chase's new book, We Give Our Hearts to Dogs to Tear, may well be the most beautiful and richest book about dogs ever penned. It is not only an elegaic study of his and his wife's Jack Russell Terriers and other dogs, but also a piercing look at the breeding that is ruining dogs' genetic health, especially as practiced by AKC breeders.

Posted by: Richard S. Wheeler on May 6, 2008 10:34 PM

Not sure how hilarious that is - when my dog jumped out of a half open car window at speed, he suffered a broken hip. But as the 2 thousand year old man sez: Comedy is when you fall on the ice and break your back; tragedy is when I get a hangnail...

Posted by: CJ on May 7, 2008 2:47 PM

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