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OLYMPIA — Think of it as profiling by dog breed.

At least that's what Rep. Sherry Appleton, D-Poulsbo, believes she is addressing in her bill to forbid local governments from making specific dog breeds illegal.

Yes, we're talking about pit bulls.

"The best dog I've had in my life was a pit bull,".

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CINCINNATI - When I talk to pet owners about feeding as the form of training, with food chew or activity toys, they often are surprised. Putting food in a bowl and walking away is such a natural thing to do. 

However, let’s think about that. When food is placed in a bowl, often the dog either gobbles it up quickly or will leave it in the bowl to graze on throughout the day.

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This week is National Dog Week and in honor of man's best friend, take this quiz to see how well you can identify each popular dog breed just from a picture.

Each dog featured in the quiz is among the American Kennel Club's most popular for 2013.

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SAN ANGELO, Texas - Registration is open for dog/owner teams for the next six-week block of AKC Canine Good Citizen classes starting Sept. 2 and S.T.A.R. Puppy classes beginning Sept. 8 at 507 W. 47th St.

Canine Good Citizen class teaches basic obedience and good manners and is open to mix breeds and purebred dogs.

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SAN DIEGO - Mail carriers in Logan Heights received extra training Wednesday morning to protect themselves from dog bites.

According to San Diego Postmaster Ken Snavely, San Diego ranks fourth in the country when it comes to dog bite injuries to mail carriers.

Mayra Garcia has worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 12 years.

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