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It’s a Dog’s Life

In addition to being cute, pets improve our lives. Copious studies have shown that pets can make our lives happier and healthier, but numerous personal anecdotes also support this thesis. Here are some of those studies and some of those anecdotes: A study this summer found that pets are important sources of emotional support for… Read more »

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Five Facts About This Photo

See those veggies? They’re from Hog’s Back Farm, a CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture) farm in Arkansaw, Wisconsin, where members like me buy a share of vegetables — or in my case, split a share with one of my fellow EL editors — and in return receive beautifully vibrant, organic produce each week directly from the farm.… Read more »

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Behind the Scenes With DogTown Star John Garcia (Video)

John Garcia has always been a dog person, and at the cover shoot for the October 2009 issue of Experience Life, the celebrated dog trainer and star of National Geographic Channel’s DogTown series talks about the impact his four-legged friends have had on him throughout his life. He also explains the mission of Utah’s Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and discusses what we can learn from man’s best friend.