Roundup 71: Favorite Dog Articles & Videos of the Week
From a lighthearted portrait of the intimate bond we share with our dogs to the benefits of having vets & doctors share their ideas & research with one another. Here’s some of my favorite dog articles of the week, I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.
Favorite Dog Articles of the Week
Why I Hate My Dog
Don’t let the title throw you off – this is a touching & funny read. A beautiful, lighthearted & intimate portrait of the author’s life with his dog Belle.
In evolving with us for tens of thousands of years, maybe dogs became not just exemplars of happiness but, like humans, emotionally fragile creatures. Essentially Belle’s paying the price for her species’ close connection with ours.
On Dogs & Authenticity
Thought provoking post about honesty, making & maintaining deep communication & being true to ourselves. Our dogs are always honest, and we can learn a lot about what they’re telling us if we’re willing to listen.
If You Can’t Afford to Spay or Neuter Your Dog, You Still Deserve Your Dog
We all face judgments when it comes to how much money we make, but when it comes to how much you love & care for your pets should that even be part of the equation?
Ways to Celebrate National Dog Day
Love these simple ideas, and the author is completely right – no matter how you celebrate your dog will be happy with what you do.
Veterinarian Goes Back to Medical School to Help Save Dogs and Humans from Rare Cancer
Interesting article that looks at the benefits of having doctors & veterinarians share their experiences, ideas & research with cancer with one another.
“I have a better understanding of [human] cancer because of my work with dogs. It goes both ways. We get a lot of insight on how these sarcomas behave seeing them in dogs. If you’re trying to figure out how cancer behaves you need to see it often and with dogs, unfortunately, we have the chance to see it over and over again.”
Favorite Dog Videos of the Week
Every dog in this shelter just got their own bed.