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Why I Adopted a Pit Bull for My Kids

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 10.29.2015 | HuffPost Home
Sarah Hodgson

When I shared the news about our potential puppy with my family, there was no hesitation from my kids -- "Let's go see her!" they cried. My husband hesitated, "Another dog?" Then he peered at the photo of her flashed on my screen: "She's awfully cute."

Curing a Dog's Separation Anxiety, Part One

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 07.16.2013 | HuffPost Home
Sarah Hodgson

If left unaddressed, separation anxiety can last a lifetime and is a debilitating condition for the dogs who experience it. Beyond emotionally upsetting, its psychic drain can affect a dog's health and overall well-being, not to mention the stress it enacts on a household.