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Ask Nancy: Leap up and Lick Someone!

Dogs jump up to greet us is they typically do greetings to the face area. As our face, unlike another dog’s, is way out of reach for most dogs, they try to get up to that area as best they can, thus the leaping is intended to get them closer to the greeting area.

Most cures for jumping up used to involve corrections using various methods to make the jumping behavior uncomfortable for the dog.


Cat show to be on WMUR

Update – The video or the cat show is available here.

From the N.H. Feline Fanciers –

New Hampshire Feline Fanciers is mighty proud that NH Chronicles came to our show on Jan 23 and interviewed ….


Eye Clinic scheduled

There will be an eye clinic with Dr Ruth Marion at the Secondwind Siberian Husky kennel in Holderness, NH on May 23rd. Appointments begin at 8:00 a.m. Cost per dog is $25 for CERF and $25 for gonio. For an…


Laconia Sled Dog Race Postponed

Due to lack of snow, the 81st  Laconia World Championship Sled Dog Derby will not be held this weekend.  It is now scheduled for March 5th, 6th, and 7th pending snowfall.  For more information, please check the Lakes Region Sled…


New Cancer Research

The Van Andel Research Institute, a world class human cancer research institute, recently received a Federally fund grant through the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute, to study five types of cancer that occur in both dogs and humans. The…


The Budweiser Clydesdales come to New Hampshire

From the Littleton Courier – Beer’s most recognizable—and beloved—mascots trotted into town last week, spending two days being photographed against a New England winter backdrop. The Budweiser Clydesdales, along with their team of handlers, several photographers and a Dalmatian named…


Tamworth Sled Dog Race Postoned

Icy conditions on Chocorua Lake and the surrounding trails have forced the postponement of the Tamworth Sled Dog Race this weekend.  It will be held the weekend of March 13 and 14. UPDATE: The Mountain Ear has a great article…


Helping the animals in Haiti

If you want to donate to help the animals in Haiti (but don’t forget the people!), there’s good news. The Animal Relief Coalition of Haiti (ARCH) was developed by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA).


Retaining Ovaries increases longevity

Researchers at the Gerald P. Murphy Cancer Foundation have found that Rottweilers who were not spayed until after the age of 6 were four times more likely to live an exceptionally longer life than Rottweilers who were spayed young. “But…