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                                                                                              November 2017

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Mexico FlagWe are in Mexico. Holá. It's great to get away and eat real tacos. 

The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it. -- Eliot. The smells of Mexico -- exhaust fumes, cooking, and tacos!

Check our Facebook page for our pictures of the dogs and people we meet. 
Mexican DogThe National Dog of Mexico
Xolo dog






The Xoloitzcuintli, or Xolo for short, is a hairless breed of dog, not to be mistaken for Chinese Crested Dog. In ancient times the Xolos were often sacrificed and then buried with their owners to act as guide to the soul on its journey to the underworld.
More at Wikipedia (picture of the Mexican Artist Diego Rivera)
Ferrymead's Dog Day Out
What a great day, great dogs, and a great village.
Lxii dog with Jill and Natalie
Jill and her dog Lxii came to the Dog Day Out at Ferrymead to say hello. Lxii stays with us while they go to festivals! 

Heaps more pictures here - 128 photos actually.
Doggies Links

Purebred Vs Mutt – Are Mixed Breed Dogs Healthier? Great article with absolutely great photos! 

What's like to be a dogWhat's It Like to Be a Dog and Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience. Gregory Berns describes fMRIs of dogs' brains.
"They discovered what makes dogs individuals with varying capacities for self-control, different value systems, and a complex understanding of human speech" 
Have you read this book? If so, we need a review!

Pet-Friendly Cities Could Benefit Society Given the potential for pets to rescue people from social isolation and boost physical and mental health via the formation of new relationships — not to mention the societal benefits — the featured study authors highlighted the importance of making cities pet-friendly.
Quotes

Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.
-- Max Eastman

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
--Thomas Szasz

Health is the greatest gift. Contentment is the greatest wealth. Confidence is the greatest friend. Liberated mind is the greatest bliss.
-- The Dhammapada, verse 204

You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty.
--Jessica Mitford

Work shapes the mind; leisure colors it.
-- Rev. James Dolbear

You can accept reality without believing every yarn it spins.
-- Robert Brault
Eddie and Baxter
Wet Dexter
Next Classes

Life Skills Classes 
No class in November

Next class Wed Dec. 6, 13, 20 from 7-8pm. Each class will concentrate on a theme.
Register here

Are you interested in a Tuesday morning class? Minimum is 4. Class to be given in The Red Zone. Come when Called- the test! 
Register here - 3 Tuesdays in December
Scent Detection Class in January
Your dog will need to find your car keys before you can leave the class !
Email us your interest
Homestay Dogs of the Month
Heaps more on our Facebook Page. 
You dont need a FB page to look at ours.
Dexter, Eddie and Baxter
Roxie
Dogs at the Beach
Rosie- great German Sheperd!
Pedro with us for 2 weeks!
Dogs at the beach
Natalie with Roxie and Rosie
ya! the beach!
Catch me if you can
Boys in the van
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