The Barking Lot – America’s Finest Dog Blog (12/12/20)

The Barking Lot is a regular weekly feature of This Just In…Originally written by both my lovely wife, Jennifer and me, this blog brings you the latest news about our furry friends including articles, columns, photos and videos. Enjoy!

THE WEEKEND DOG-WALKING FORECAST: We grade the weather outlook for taking your pet outdoors.

TODAY:  Windy. Periods of rain and snow this morning, becoming snow in the afternoon. Temps nearly steady around 37. Winds NNE at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph. “F”

:  Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A chilly high of 34. “F”

Time now for DOGS IN THE NEWS, canines that made headlines the past week.

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Pandemic tails: Dog adoptions boost need for pet services.

STUDY: Dogs can be trained to detect Covid-19 by sniffing human sweat.

SURVEY SAYS: Seven in 10 Americans Think Their Dog Knows Them Better Than They Know Themselves.

Sorry, folks — your dog doesn’t really know what you’re talking about.

NPR REPORT: Why Dogs Learn Only A Limited Number Of Words.

Here we go again. Is It Okay to Let My Dog Sleep in My Bed?

OPINION: Why the Emotional Support Dog Ban Is Good for Everyone.

OPINION: For My Dog’s Sake, I’ll Drive.

Groundbreaking Inhalation Technology Uses Pet-Owners’ Scent to Virtually Eliminate Canine Anxiety Issues.

VIDEO UPDATE on a story we reported last week:

Florida man pulls dog out gator jaws; dog made sheriff’s deputy.

America’s largest dog show is about to get a much bigger audience.

Top-trending dog names for 2020 include coronavirus- and pop culture-themed monikers.

PHOTO: Vintage photos of America’s most popular dog breeds.

How one paralyzed dog walked its way from puppy mill, to new owner.

My goodness. How we love a happy ending!

9 dog holiday outfits that get two paws up.

Dog has bizarre reaction to performance of classic Christmas carol.

VIDEO: Unlikely pals: Dog and bear cub forge friendship.

VIDEO & STORY: Have You Seen This? No guard dog? Try chickens.

That’s it for this week. Thanks for stopping by.

We’d really appreciate it if you forward this on to other dog lovers you know. Let them have some fun!

See ya, BARK, next Saturday!

That’s Xena who lives here in Franklin, WI. What has Xena’s undivided attention?

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