Dog Sniffs Out Bedbugs

The Oaklahoma Daily: Liberty Belle, a 2-year-old Beagle, is trained to sniff out bedbugs. Husband-and-wife team Christen and Glen Collymore adopted Liberty Belle from the J & K Canine Academy in High Springs, Fla. The Collymores created their business, K9 Special Forces, in February. Although the company is young, the trio already have worked in […]

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Storage Lockers for Dogs

This Hundehiet (“Dog Den” in Norwegian) sit unassumingly outside of a grocery store in Oslo, Norway. For just about $1.75, you can keep your dog safe and dry in a doggy-storage-locker while you shop. As I see it, the locker solves a number of problems that shoppers with pets-in-tow might have: Shoppers won’t be tempted

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Book Store Goes to the Dogs

The Wenatchee World: It was in 1986 when Charlene Woodward saw the need for a retailer in Seattle that catered to customers looking for unusual books. The budding entrepreneur founded Direct Book Service. Little did Woodward know then that her new business would eventually go to the dogs. Woodward soon discovered it was very difficult

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TV For Your Dog

NY Times: Plenty of things will grab a dog’s attention: squirrels, tennis balls, funny smells, other dogs. But a TV channel? Absolutely, say the makers of DogTV, the first cable network to deliver 24-hour programming for dogs. The idea, they say, is that flipping on the channel while you go out for the day will

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