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A border collie in northern England chases after a flock of sheep to herd them.

Your dog is good, but that’s not necessarily because of its breed

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Labrador retrievers fetch, border collies herd, huskies howl: It’s conventional wisdom that many dog breeds act in certain ways because they’ve been bred to do so over the course of many generations. But a new study to be published Friday in the journal Science finds that though some dog behaviors are… Read More

DIY Dog Beds and Dog Toys flier

DIY Dog Beds and Toys


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On February 1st, 2020, Athens Ohio MakerSpace and Friends of the Shelter Dogs will be hosting a class on how to create dog beds of any size out of reusable fabric and scraps! If you wish to make a dog bed, be sure to register for the class in advance at https://test.athensohiomakerspace.com/classes/ Dog beds are… Read More

Paw Paintings: An Exhibition and Auction to Benefit the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley


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The Marietta College Art Department is pleased to present “Paw Paintings: An Exhibition and Auction to Benefit the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley” on display in Atrium Gallery and Gallery 310 for one night only on Friday, May 17th from 5-7pm. The Art Department will work with dogs available for adoption at the Humane… Read More

Humane Society: Include Tethering Laws In Dangerous Dogs Discussion

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A bill has been drafted to strengthen the laws against owners of dogs that carry out serious attacks against other people, but pro-animal groups are saying another topic must be added to the conversation: tethering. Corey Roscoe with the Humane Society of the United States says dogs suffer neglect by being tied or chained up for days on… Read More