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  • All posts by Steve King

    • Where to walk your dog

      From the time we got our first dog, we committed to walking him/her twice a day, unless we experiencing extremes of weather. And for the...

    • Dogs and TV

      If you’re like me, you observe your dog a lot. As such, I’m particularly interested when, watching television in the evenings, I notice Finn staring...

    • Are you a good owner?

      I guess another way of looking at it is: would your dog choose you as an owner and, if so, why? Whether you bought your...

    • Do dogs speak one common language?

      In our Community Therapy Dogs program we have dogs that have learned commands in English and in French, depending on the nationality of their owner....

    • Can dogs see spirits?

      (second of a two-part series) So, continuing the theme from last week whether dogs have psychic powers, Stanley Coren (Professor of Psychology at the University...

    • Can dogs see spirits?

      Part one a two-part series This question has been debated for years without firm conclusions being drawn either way. In fact, it may be one...

    • Dogs and music

      I’ve noticed over the years, being the intelligent creatures that they are, how dogs react to different sounds and the pitch of those sounds. The...

    • Dogs in art – part 2

      In part 2 of the series on “Dogs in art” we will be taking a look at some Canadian artists’ work.  “Observing Christmas” by Robert...

    • Dogs in art – part 1

      Dogs are found in various media either to tell a story, recognize an achievement or simply brighten our day. Over the next couple of weeks...

    • Canine faces

      Could dogs have the best poker faces in the world? Unlike humans who express so much of what they are thinking or feeling through facial...