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  • All posts by Steve King

    • Pandemic puppies

      COVID, as we know, has affected people in a variety of ways. As far as we can tell, the most significant and positive effect for...

    • Dewclaws

      This may be the most un-talked about part of a dog’s anatomy and one of the more contentious. Dewclaws are the tiny toes that hang...

    • Dogs help with crop disease

      From the time seeding is complete until harvesting is over, arable farmers worry about the state of their crops. Will there be too much or...

    • The warmth of a dog’s love

      Recently I had to spend three days in Rocky View Hospital (RVH) due to an unexpected and unwanted kidney stone. Although excruciatingly painful at the...

    • Trancing

      If your dog has ever seemed transfixed by an object, be it overhanging foliage, a tablecloth, or curtains, and walked toward it in very slow motion,...

    • Confusing our dogs

      Dogs are creatures of habit, as much as us humans are. They get comfort from consistency so, when change happens, they can become confused and,...

    • Summer dog reads

      With temperatures hitting record highs, now is the time to relax and kick back with a good summer read. So why not a good dog...

    • “Heat rant”

      So, am I right in thinking that summer may have arrived? And with summer comes HEAT. The reason I’ve called the article a “heat rant”...

    • “Just a dog”

      An unknown author penned his/ her thoughts on what it means to have a dog in their life. When I first read this poem, it...

    • Petting therapy dogs

      Soon after Community Therapy Dogs began, we recognized that there was a significant role for our dogs to play in helping to reduce people’s stress....