Imagine a world with no stray dogs; Holland did it, here’s how

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Holland has implemented an animal welfare program that has set them to become the first country with a zero population of stray dogs. This is amazing news for a couple of reasons: 1. It’s proof that it is, in fact, possible to successfully manage the problem of pet overpopulation in communities without culling, to promote …

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Why one woman wrapped herself in tinfoil to walk her dog in Downtown LA

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Last week, I announced a new wellness craze that is about to sweep the nation: mindful dog walking. It combines a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely aware of what you’re sensing and feeling in the moment, without interpretation or judgment – while out walking your dog. Over the course of …

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Making ‘Mindful Dog Walking’ a new thing

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Over the weekend, I came up with an idea for a new wellness craze that is sure to sweep the nation. It’s called “Mindful Dog Walking.” The concept is simple. While out on a walk with your dog, simply observe the world around you from a more present place. Mindfulness is a type of meditation …

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Pasadena’s menagerie and the people (and dogs) who love them

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I recently got back in touch with my dear friend, Dior, from many, many, MANY years ago. We met while I was doing a college internship and bonded over our mutual disdain for people who say “supposobly” instead of “supposedly.” Dior got in touch with me over Facebook because she had a rabbit enclosure she …

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