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No Winners In Vehicle Vs. Dog

No Winners In Vehicle Vs. Dog

DEAR DIDI: I saw a Chihuahua get hit by a car a couple of weeks ago in Manteca. It has bothered me ever since then ...

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Why Are Pit Bulls Still Legal To Own?

Why Are Pit Bulls Still Legal To Own?

DEAR DIDI: Why haven’t Pit Bulls been outlawed yet? – 13-year-old in Stockton

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What Does It Mean When Pets Yawn?

What Does It Mean When Pets Yawn?

DEAR DIDI: I have a border collie mix named, Cupcake. She is a rescue. We got her when she was two years old and she ...

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Dogs And Doorbells

Dogs And Doorbells

DEAR DIDI: My dog flips out every time the doorbell goes off! I even asked my regular guests to knock instead and now he flips ...

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Posted: Dec. 26, 2017 4:29 p.m. | Dogs And Doorbells Comments 0 Comments
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Celebrate Christmas has been a holiday tradition in the Central Valley for more than 30 years. Each

DEAR DIDI: Is it ever possible that, through no fault of the human or the dog, the two are just mismatched? -Worried in Lathrop

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Posted: Dec. 11, 2017 4:19 p.m. | Celebrate Christmas has been a holiday tradition in the Central Valley for more than 30 years. Each  Comments 0 Comments
What’s The Scoop On Rescue Dogs?

What’s The Scoop On Rescue Dogs?

DEAR DIDI: I am curious about how dogs find people that are lost or trapped in natural disasters. – Curious in Ripon

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Some Guidelines On Canine Affection

Some Guidelines On Canine Affection

DEAR DIDI: Our young granddaughter is six years old and she LOVES dogs. Her favorite thing to do is hug them! She just wraps her ...

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Tell The Tale On Dog Tears

Tell The Tale On Dog Tears

DEAR DIDI: Why don’t dogs shed tears when they cry? – Manteca Dog Lover

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Need Help Keeping ‘Leash Control’

Need Help Keeping ‘Leash Control’

DEAR DIDI: Our Golden Retriever is the sweetest dog. He loves people and gets along with other dogs, most of the time. Except when we ...

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To Shave Or Not To Shave

To Shave Or Not To Shave

DEAR DIDI: We have a long haired breed dog. He is super sweet and goes to the groomer every six weeks. With the hot weather ...

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Posted: Aug. 07, 2017 12:14 p.m. | To Shave Or Not To Shave Comments 0 Comments
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Perspectives On Canine Affection

Perspectives On Canine Affection

Dear Didi: How can you possibly love a dog TOO much? -Doggy Daddy

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Beware Of The Hot Pavement

Beware Of The Hot Pavement

DEAR DIDI: With summer coming can you please remind people about walking their dogs at certain times of the day?  – Very Concerned Dog Lover in ...

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Which Dogs Are Smartest?

Which Dogs Are Smartest?

Dear Didi: I have a three-year old Doberman Pinscher named Bella. She is the smartest dog I have ever owned. I’ve never owned a ...

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Preparing Pets For New Arrivals

Preparing Pets For New Arrivals

Dear Didi: We recently found out that my wife is expecting with our first child. How do we prepare our three-year old Boxer, Rocky for ...

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Posted: May. 02, 2017 3:31 p.m. | Preparing Pets For New Arrivals Comments 0 Comments
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Cruel To Crate?

Cruel To Crate?

Dear Didi: Isn’t it cruel to crate a dog? – Dog lover in Lathrop

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What’s Up With Dogs Wiping Their Paws?

What’s Up With Dogs Wiping Their Paws?

Dear Didi: We lost our 11-year-old GoldenDoodle, Ginger, a month ago. She was absolutely the most perfect dog ever and we miss her horribly. To ...

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Nervous, Curious About Dog’s Tongue Color

Nervous, Curious About Dog’s Tongue Color

DEAR DIDI: We have a dog that we adopted from a shelter about three weeks ago. I am extremely concerned because he has a mostly ...

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Benefits And Drawbacks Of Dog Parks

Benefits And Drawbacks Of Dog Parks

Dear Didi: The new dog park in Manteca has opened and when the weather is finally sunny, we are considering taking our dog but also ...

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The Canine Lowdown On Tall Men

The Canine Lowdown On Tall Men

DEAR DIDI: We have a 17-month-old male, medium sized Labradoodle. At about four months of age, our neighbor (who is a tall man) tried to ...

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To Muzzle Or Muzzle Not?

To Muzzle Or Muzzle Not?

DEAR DIDI: My husband and I are in disagreement about using muzzles on dogs. Our dog does not like having one put on at the ...

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Posted: Jan. 10, 2017 2:56 p.m. | To Muzzle Or Muzzle Not? Comments 0 Comments
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The ‘Language’ Of Canines

The ‘Language’ Of Canines

DEAR DIDI: My dog seems excited when I grab her leash to go for a walk but when we actually get out there she acts ...

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Learning How To Play ‘Fetch’

Learning How To Play ‘Fetch’

DEAR DIDI: I have always dreamt of playing Fetch with a dog. However, I finally got a dog and he loves his ball but won ...

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Posted: Nov. 01, 2016 3:06 p.m. | Learning How To Play ‘Fetch’ Comments 0 Comments
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Training And Socialization

Training And Socialization

DEAR DIDI: We just adopted a gorgeous Boxer puppy a couple of weeks ago. Our veterinarian said that we should not take him outside until ...

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For The Thrill Of The Hunt

For The Thrill Of The Hunt

DEAR DIDI: We have a pit mix, female, about four years old that chases bees and has been stung three to four times in her ...

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Posted: Sep. 26, 2016 12:52 p.m. | For The Thrill Of The Hunt Comments 0 Comments
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Curbing That Jumping Urge

Curbing That Jumping Urge

DEAR DIDI: My 55 pound Boxer won’t stop jumping on people. She is just so enthusiastic when we have guests that she can’t ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2016 12:45 p.m. | Curbing That Jumping Urge Comments 0 Comments
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