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Training a Dog to Live With a Baby, From Cesar Millan

Cesar Millan gives advice for approaching the sometimes difficult task of training your dog to live with your newborn.
Don't Miss from Marlo Thomas: How To Crate Your Dog Cesar Millan reveals the best way to crate your dog when traveling. ...
Cesar Millan gives advice for approaching the sometimes difficult task of training your dog to live with your newborn.

Kids Who Read to Dogs are Better Students

Dog, Simon, prefers television to books. Credit: Jessica Samakow
What sort of books do you suppose dogs like?
Puppies might go for "Go, Dog. Go!" or the Clifford series, while older dogs might prefer "Old Yeller." (Spoiler alert: Th...
Researchers say storytime should occasionally go to to the dogs.

Eco Dog Toys for Your Furry Pals

If your dog could talk, he'd tell you he wants to save the planet by chewing on toys like these from Dodo. Credit: West Paw Design Just because he spends most of his time on the floor doesn't mean your favorite canine isn't willing t...Just because he spends most of his time on the floor doesn't mean your favorite canine isn't willing to do his part to save the planet.

Would You Rent a Drug-Sniffing Dog?

Questioning your kid? Rent a drug-sniffing dog. Credit: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images
Parents in Maryland who fear that their children are using illegal drugs can get some help from a four-footed friend -- for a fee, of course. A company ca...

Pit Bull That Attacked 4-Year-Old Girl Released From Death Row

Franchesca Surun, right, with her dog Snoop, who spent eight months on doggie death row for biting a 4-year-old girl.Credit: Joe Marino, New York Daily News
Here's a phrase you don't hear every day: Wow, that dog has a great lawyer. Following...

Tips on Preparing Pets for Baby's Arrival

Kitty, meet baby. Credit: Getty Images
Everyone knows that the arrival of a new baby requires major adjustments by everyone in a household. But what about the family pet? It turns out your furry friends also need to be prepped for the blessed arr...

Can I Name My Baby After the Dog?

I am seven months pregnant with my fourth (and last) boy. The name we are strongly considering is Jasper, however, that was also the much-loved name of our much-loved dog -- my "first baby" -- who has been dead now for over five years. As we live s...

How to Pick the Perfect Pooch for Your Kids

Look for tolerant breeds when picking a puppy to join your family. Credit: Susan.W.Patton, Flickr
If you've decided to adopt a dog for your family, it's time to do your homework. Because while all dogs require commitment and financial resources, ...

Dogs and Toddlers Understand Gestures at Same Level

Dogs are just as smart as two-year-olds sometimes, according to a recent study. Photo: jupiterimages
It turns out that dogs are more like our children than we realize. Two studies have found that man's best friend possesses a two-year-old child's...

Siberian Girl Literally Raised By Cats and Dogs

A 5-year-old girl in Siberia was being raised by cats and dogs, according to police. Image: wikitravel.org
Next time you tell your kids that they're acting like they were raised by wolves, you may want to reconsider that statement. A 5-year-ol...

Obama Girls Get Their Dog

So what was in your Easter basket? Jelly beans, perhaps? Peeps? (I like Peeps.) A chocolate bunny or four? How about a puppy? Sasha and Malia got their very own Easter Beagle yesterday – well, Easter Portuguese Water Dog. Close enough. Th...

Obamas Pick A Dog

The suspense is over! The most important issue facing our nation will soon come to a close! Drum roll, please... Michelle Obama has revealed that she wants a Portuguese Water Dog. Obama told People Magazine that it was down to either that or a ...

Obama Picks First Dog - Almost

President-elect Barack Obama has had to make a lot of difficult decisions during his transition to the White House. But according to the man himself, many of them pale in comparison to the task of fulfilling his promise to his daughters ... putting a...

Photo Cards or Traditional Cards?

One of the most fun things I used to do every holiday season was head to Barnes and Noble (or wherever) and pick out holiday cards to send to friends and family. More often than not we choose "Holiday Greetings" instead of "Merry Christmas" since ...

Dad Fights Pit Bull to Save Daughter

This is one of those stories that sends chills down my spine. It has a happy ending - but just barely. 31-year-old Steven Hehr of Gladstone, Oregon was visiting with some friends in Happy Valley when he heard his seven-year-old daughter, Jayda, sc...

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