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The Many Reasons Why Dogs Roll in Smelly Poo

The sun shines overhead, while the hum of insects and birdsong completes a beautiful day. On the other side of the park, your pet dog bounces around excitedly. Snuffling the ground, he suddenly stops to enthusiastically roll on the grass before bounding back to you. It is only when you bend to greet him that […]

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Dogs Can Talk to Humans, Study Suggests

Dogs have a surprising ability to make humans understand what their barks and growls mean, a study has shown. Women were better than men at recognising when a dog was being playful or threatening, or feeling fear, scientists discovered. For the study, 40 volunteers listened to different growls recorded from 18 dogs that were guarding […]

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Santa Paws – July 23 at Castle Noel from 11am to 5pm

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Jager Needs Help!

Jager has recently graduated from a Therapy Dog course to be a comfort animal in nursing homes and hospitals. Unfortunately, over the past week, he has stopped eating and has become lethargic and distant. He can no longer walk up stairs or get up on his own. The diagnosis is Addison’s or Cancer. The vet bills have gone […]

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Last Known Living 9/11 Search Dog Dies in Texas at Age of 16

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The last known living 9/11 search dog has died in a Houston suburb at age 16. Bretagne (BRIHT’-nee), a golden retriever, was euthanized Monday at a veterinary clinic in the Houston suburb of Cypress, according to a statement from the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service. Bretagne […]

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24 Brunswick Families Displaced by Fire

If you haven’t heard, there was a horrific fire in Brunswick this week. There are 21 – 24 families without homes. Gold Star Dog Training will be collecting donations for the animals that are now out of homes. If you would like to donate any money, please send it to: Gold Star, Attn: Brunswick Fund, […]

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Mansfield Reformatory – Ghost Hunt

The Mansfield Reformation Ghost Hunt is schedule for July 2, 2016. If you want to go to the event, please register by go to: https://www.mrps.org/event-registration/393 In addition, please let Denise know that you are going by e-mailing her at: Denise@GoldStarDogTraining.org Here is the information on the Ghost Hunt: Public Hunt admission is $70* per person and includes […]

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Remember the Heroes of September 11

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Butterbean Finds New Owner

Butterbean first stole the hearts of the Internet after a photo of her went viral. The photo showed the German Shepard mix chasing after a pickup truck whose drivers abandoned her at a gas station in Slidell, Louisiana. Shortly after, the 7-year-old went missing, but the Louisiana Humane Society was able to find her and paid $400 […]

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Dog Needs Home

Here is a couple of pictures of my dog Midnight. She is going to need a good home. She is an 8yr old, Black lab and chow mix, with mostly a black tongue, a curled tail, and pointed ears. She is a good hunter – bumblebees, flies, and mice. She does not do well around cats. She […]

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