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Why "Scout's Blessing"?

Scout was a beautiful being.  I've been blessed to share my life with many dogs over the years.  Scout was my first "baby" as a grown-up and she was special. photo editing credit:  Greenlee Anderson (7 years old) Scout was family.  She was a companion, confidant, backpacking buddy, and therapist.  By my last count she had an english vocabulary of over 200 words.  She was one of those dogs that when you spoke, she looked into your eyes, cocked her head and was attentive.  So attentive! She lived to be 16.  She was there when we brought home four new babies to the family (3 human and 1 canine).  She will forever be a part of me and I'm filled with...

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Ten Things You May Not Know About CBD for Dogs

CBD oil has burst into the American consciousness in a big way since the first state (Colorado) legalized the use of Cannabis for medical purposes.  The benefits have been incredible, in many cases life-saving and research is finally underway in a concerted manner. Below are ten things you may not know about CBD for dogs (graciously lent to us by www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com) 1. CBD Is Not PsychoactiveCBD (cannabidiol) is a compound found in cannabis and hemp. THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) can also be found in cannabis and it’s this compound that gives marijuana its psychoactive properties. Most CBD oils are just that … the beneficial CBD without the THC. And they typically come from hemp, not marijuana. In short, your dog won’t get...

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