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Pet Guardianship: Not All Peaches and Cream

Mommy bloggers want us all to believe that parenting is 24/7 joy and fun. Sadly, so do many pet bloggers. I’m not one of them.  To be honest, some days caring for a fur kid really sucks. Right now I am fuming because I have worked so hard to get the cats upstairs. I have … Continue reading

Dog People vs. Cat People: Who’s More Dominant?

There have been studies into what personality traits in people lead them to choose a particular kind of pet.  I know you’ve heard of them before. Extroverts prefer dogs while introverts prefer cats (Edelson and Lester 1983). Cats lovers are more autonomous while dog lovers are more social (Kidd and Kidd 1980). So when Beatrice Alba … Continue reading

What Makes Me a Dog Lover?

What Makes Me a Dog Lover? This question was posed to me in an email sent by a manufacturer of sports apparel for dogs. And it got me thinking. Why do I want to greet every dog I meet? Why do I smile whenever a dog wags his tail at the sight of me? This … Continue reading

Pets Need Friends Too!

Oh Dog! Dear DeDe here! I hope you’ve had a lovely weekend and are gearing up for an action-packed week at the workplace! Often when humans are asked what they love about sharing their lives with animals, they talk about how much they get from the relationship. But we have needs too, ya know! We … Continue reading

A Chat With Dear DeDe!

Oh Dog! It’s time for another visit with Dear DeDe! That’s me! Often when we talk about animal welfare and animal rescue, it’s all doom and gloom and emotional overload. But does it really have to be that way? Here’s some information to ponder about animals in the US: . There’s a great deal of … Continue reading

Dear DeDe on Pet Owners in the US!

Oh Dog!  Dear DeDe here with some information on pets and pet ownership in the United States! But first I want to thank our friend Luna for spotlighting this blog at her blog- Luna, A Dog’s Life.  Click to see the post!  Her blog is really cool! Next I want to tell on Jen because … Continue reading

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