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Animal News Vol 6/Issue 31 - April 2007
We thank all of our subscribers for the 100 new members during 2007's first quarter! We continue to work toward a goal to reach 1000 new members by the end of the 3rd quarter of 2007. We are asking you to help us obtain our goal by thinking of a friend or group that is not aware of the ANN and ask him/her/them to subscribe to this invaluable resource. If everyone participates the ANN will succeed in its' goal! Use the Tell a friend form.

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Animal News on Behavior, Ethology & Wildlife submitted by well known authors and Veterinary Behaviorists:
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Send in the Clowns - The Adventures of Maui
Dominique Gizelle wrote this story six years ago, the day after her pet cat and best friend of 14-years passed away.

"This story was inspired by my desire to share the love, joy and fun-filled entertainment I received from my very unique and adventurous pet. This story will appeal to fans of cats, clowns and car chases. The video is a narrated slide slow story including original illustrations and original music." See the Video

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Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. ~Ann Landers (1918 - 2002)

My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to 99 cents a can. That's almost $7.00 in dog money. ~Joe Weinstein

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. ~Anne Bradstreet (1612 - 1672), 'Meditations Divine and Moral,' 1655

Critical periods in your puppy’s psychological growth
Neonatal, Transition, Awareness, and Canine Socialisation. Puppy is with mother and littermates up to at least seven weeks. During this period, your puppy learns about social interaction, play, and inhibiting aggression from its mother and littermates. Read the Full Story
First Steps with a New Puppy
Just got a new puppy? Then you want to be sure you start training by doing all the right things. Unfortunately, many dog owners fail to realize that a puppy is always learning whether they are in training mode or not Read the Full Story
Tell the human to be quiet – I want to talk to the dog
If you were lonely, would you rather talk to a person or a pet?

As it turns out, lonely geriatric patients were happier when the therapy dog handlers did not speak to them during therapy sessions, according to a new study on the effectiveness of Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) published in Anthrozoos.
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Senate Passes Landmark Animal Fighting Legislation
On April 10, animal advocates celebrated a victory almost six years in the making as the U.S. Senate unanimously approved H.R. 137, the Animal Fighting Prohibition Enforcement Act.
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The Great Curtain Battle of 1999
I’ll be perfectly honest. I don’t always follow my own advice. Sometimes I’m lazy or too busy laughing to follow the rules. My dog Bentley is not trained to perform precise, competition obedience commands. Don’t misunderstand; Bentley is well-trained by family dog standards.
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Generalization and Discrimination: Fraternal Twins
While all animals have the capacity to acquire knowledge, they must also know where, when and how to use it. If a dog sits on a cactus, he will not benefit from the experience unless he possesses two mental abilities – discrimination and generalization. Read the Full Story

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