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Man's Best Friend

Man's Best Friend is a group for men to share tales, advice, and braggery about their dogs.

Members: 223
Latest Activity: Oct 13, 2016

Welcome to Man's Best Friend


Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he's owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes. - Gene Hill


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Animal Farm Foundation (Pit Bulls)
Dog Behavior Blog
Dog Behvior Problems
Dogs Deserve Better
The Shelter Pet Project


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Discussion Forum

What kind of dog do you have?

Started by James Murphy. Last reply by Ben Jan 27, 2016. 66 Replies

The day I've been dreading

Started by Mickey k. Last reply by terry sperling Jun 4, 2014. 7 Replies

Unfriendly (to other dogs) Beagle

Started by James Fleming. Last reply by James Fleming Jun 4, 2014. 3 Replies

Why you're a dog guy.

Started by Mike Norris. Last reply by LouieHoughtonGermelman Jan 16, 2014. 13 Replies

Her name was Jada

Started by Jeff Meehan Jun 13, 2013. 0 Replies

A guy in my neigborhood

Started by Spencer Clarkson. Last reply by Loki Jun 6, 2012. 12 Replies

My Dog Died

Started by Jeremy Gross. Last reply by Hayden Arter Jun 21, 2011. 22 Replies

Traveling with Dogs

Started by Chuck Forman. Last reply by Chuck Forman Apr 5, 2011. 3 Replies

Training methods

Started by Pete Ness. Last reply by Pete Ness Nov 2, 2010. 16 Replies

Manliest dogs?

Started by Nick Stone. Last reply by J. Man Aug 7, 2010. 33 Replies

Rescue Stories Wanted

Started by Hayden Arter. Last reply by Hayden Arter Jul 10, 2010. 2 Replies

A Challenge!

Started by Mike Norris. Last reply by Pariah du jour Jul 2, 2010. 24 Replies

The great dilemma

Started by Viktor Alexandrovich Khersonski Jun 16, 2010. 0 Replies

Aging Dog

Started by Mike Norris. Last reply by Pete Ness May 6, 2010. 3 Replies

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Comment by terry sperling on June 22, 2014 at 3:51pm

see ya

Comment by Liam Strain on December 9, 2013 at 12:14am

Near nightmare scenario. Dog breaks free of leash and bolts on a cold night. Lose track of him at an unlit corner - no idea which direction he ran. Nobody is outdoors (too cold) to help guide the search. 

Happy ending - 19 hours later (after a 10 degree F night), dog is found safe and healthy, if cold and hungry by a family who happened to see him huddled by the retaining wall of the river. 

I never want to spend another night like that one. I hope that's true of the dog too. 

Comment by Patrick on November 27, 2012 at 2:10am

I encourage you all to give to the Beagle Freedom Project- http://beaglefreedomproject.org/ or at least read up on some of the conditions that these poor dogs live in. I am not a PETA type, but a true beagle lover. You will shed tears of sadness & happiness after seeing more about their lives. 

Comment by Sir on March 15, 2012 at 9:44pm

I also knew a border collie.  I have read they're smarter.  Maybe too smart...  he was a little mischievous.  But lots of fun.

Comment by Sir on March 15, 2012 at 9:43pm

About getting a collie.  My lassie-type collie was a great friend, easily trainable, and great with children and other dogs.  He survived the south Georgia heat, but I'd think twice -- unless you can let him in for some A/C -- that coat is thick!  Died too young of heartworms -- should've vaccinated him (at the time at least, you had to do that young).  Be prepared to get matts and burrs out of that coat.

Comment by John H. on March 15, 2012 at 8:59pm

Terry, 

I have given my dog "Frosty Paws" in the past and haven't recently. I didn't know they were pulled from the store. Thanks for sharing the info. So sorry for your loss, man,

Comment by Curt Bolding on March 15, 2012 at 1:47pm

Terry-- call some of your local vets and ask them.  If anyone knows about a connection between such a product and illness in our best friends, it'll be them.

Comment by Jeff Meehan on March 15, 2012 at 1:02pm
I'm thinking about getting a collie any advice
Comment by Curt Bolding on March 14, 2012 at 7:59am

Right you are, Scott.

Comment by Scott Omega on February 29, 2012 at 1:50pm

dogs are a million times better than people.

 

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