Tag Archives: animal rights

Here a dog, there a dog, everywhere a dog dog

I frequently talk and write about the pervasiveness of dogs in our world.  Dogs as secondary subjects intrigue me.  Whether it’s a dog painted into the corner of a masterpiece by Rembrandt or a cleverly crafted marketing gimmick utilizing our … Continue reading

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Pondering bumper stickers and Defining disciplinary expertise: A follow-up to my dog training non-controversy post

For many years, I never wanted to be one of those people with bumper stickers on my car.  (Although I do confess to having sported a few LA Kings stickers during my ultra-fanatical hockey phase in high school.)  Because I … Continue reading

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The Voice of Reason: Francis Battista of Best Friends weighs in on Michael Vick’s adoption application

Apparently the motto for my week is going to be, “Ask, and you shall receive.”  Because no sooner did I voice my somewhat untempered opinion on the notion of Michael Vick as future rescue dog adopter and Humane Society of … Continue reading

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