Legislation

National Purebred Dog Day 2015: A Review

May 11, 2015

Now that National Purebred Dog Day 2015 is in the rearview mirror and there’s been a chance to assess and reflect, can the day be considered a success, and if so, by what measure? Did it have an impact, what can be learned from it, and where do we go from here? To answer one […]

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The Kudzu of the Dog Fancy

August 20, 2013
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It seemed like a good idea at the time. Arrowroot, more commonly known as Kudzu, was introduced to the United States at the New Orleans Exposition in 1883.  The new “wonder plant” was heralded as a way to control slope erosion, provide high-protein fodder to cattle, and give homeowners a quick way to shade their […]

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As Dog Fanciers, We Have to Do it Ourselves

April 16, 2013

Over the last fifteen years, I’ve watched the dog world turned upsidedown at the hands of animal rights fanatics who successfully redefined the culture of dog ownership. Paving the road to hell with their good intentions, their push for legislation to affect change in what they defined as immoral and irresponsible practices came to negatively […]

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She didn’t know!!

April 1, 2010

A quick blog as I share some observations from yesterday’s meeting with a candidate for my state’s legislature. I promise, I get to the part that’s interesting to dog owners very soon. As some of you may remember, I was voted to be an alternate delegate at a recent caucus. I’m not a political animal by nature […]

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