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Joe Tarr

Every week, the Dane County Humane Society takes in dogs and puppies from Southern shelters. Isthmus watched one group’s arrival. Read more

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Laura Strimpel’s North Paw boarding and daycare facility specializes in smaller dogs, so they won’t feel threatened or overwhelmed. There’s another small pet welcome, too … cats. Read more

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I’ve had two Shelties, but they were really my wife’s dogs. This time we have a mutt and it’s going to be different. Read more

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Beth Skogen

After serving time for two vehicular homicides, Sharif Harmon has found a path to redemption — in his home kitchen, making treats for dogs and humans. Read more

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Who knew pet registration forms could be so interesting? Take a deep dive into Madison’s dog demographic data. Read more

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Take a walk on the Wag! side. There’s a new app that people are calling “the Uber of dog walking.” Read more

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Amy Lambright Murphy and Jill Schaefer dreamed up Reek Havoc as a way to cope with pet odors. But the business has also connected them to the community. Read more

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Canine Sports Zone is an indoor fun space for dogs. Agility training and competitions take place here too. Read more

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Nick Berard

In a new memoir, “The Education of Will,” animal behaviorist Patricia McConnell reveals how training her troubled puppy helped her confront her own past trauma and abuse. Read more

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After more than 12 years we had to say goodbye to our Shetland sheepdog, Calvin. He helped make our house feel like home. Read more

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Craig Michaels hikes with pups in a new kind of canine daycare. Off-leash adventures mean more than just a tired dog at the end of the day. Read more

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Property managers around Madison are turning to forensic science to crack down on dog poop offenders. Read more

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​Madison Parks superintendent Eric Knepp says Madison’s dog policy is “antiquated” and is urging city officials to extend a pilot program allowing more leashed dogs in city parks. Read more

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