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You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

Unfortunately, I just did

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One thing I’ve always appreciated about my Silly Lilly is that she’s not a barker. I’m a former dog trainer, but I can’t take credit for this. It’s her breed.

The Basenji is one of the oldest breeds in the world, originating perhaps as long ago as 6,000 B.C. They are pictured on artifacts from ancient Egypt and have been in Central…




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Katharine Valentino

Katharine Valentino

Writer and editor with considerable experience still trying for the words that make us do and feel good things. Website:

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