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Jon (Author's Website)

I am the proprietor of ShaynaTheMiracleDog.com, and the luckiest guy in the world to have been Shayna's "dad" since adopting her in 2002. I'm also the author of the upcoming e-book, "Saved By Shayna: Life Lessons from a Miracle Dog."
To learn more about me, please visit www.jonsutz.com.

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Dog expense assistance funds

Dog expense assistance funds

October 2, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

A directory of some of the charitable organizations that help provide funds for people who are unable to pay for their dog’s medical care.

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Ben Stein on the miracle of dogs

Ben Stein on the miracle of dogs

October 2, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Ben Stein – economist, author, actor, columnist – has become a mini-institution.  But nowhere is he more articulate or prescient than in the realm of humans’ relationship to dogs (or vice versa).  See Ben’s website here. Through the years, Ben has described how and why his dogs have had such a big influence on his […]

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Basic etiquette: <i>Always</i> ask before giving food to another person’s dog

Basic etiquette: Always ask before giving food to another person’s dog

September 28, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

As noted elsewhere on this website, and in the book I’m writing about Shayna, I never could have anticipated that by adopting my first dog, I was actually becoming a “dog dad.”  This is especially true in Shayna’s case, as she is so smart, and has psychological and emotional needs and phobias that one might […]

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“Jesse” goes gonzo doing household chores

“Jesse” goes gonzo doing household chores

September 26, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

  All I can say is… unbelievable!!! According to Jesse’s mom: *Our relationship is based on mutual respect, understanding, and trust. We have a wonderful relationship and bond, and that is the foundation of our training. We train all behaviors through the use of positive reinforcement* Jesse chooses to do the behaviors in this video, […]

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“Harper,” the puppy who was thrown out… shows she’s a survivor

“Harper,” the puppy who was thrown out… shows she’s a survivor

September 24, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

A puppy that was thrown out in a trash bag meets a dog lover who gives her a second chance at life.

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“Talking” dogs

“Talking” dogs

September 20, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Can dogs really talk? Judge for yourself – but most of all, enjoy.

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The Three Stooges as veterinarians

The Three Stooges as veterinarians

September 20, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

In this 1939 short (17:30), Moe, Curly and Larry are veterinarians who find their business going to the dogs when one of their prize patients is stolen and held for ransom. From Crackle: Calling All Curs

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Helpful books for the dog parent

Helpful books for the dog parent

September 16, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

A collection of books on dog nutrition, training, the human-dog relationship and more.

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Helpful websites and web articles

Helpful websites and web articles

September 16, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

A collection of websites for the dog parent, covering diet, nutrition, things to avoid feeding your dog, dog poisons, home remedies and more.

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Dog tethering: The practice, the laws, and how you can help

Dog tethering: The practice, the laws, and how you can help

September 6, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

I would go nuts if I were tethered to a tree or other immovable object all day. Let’s help fight this inhumane practice.

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