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Eat, Pray, Love, Get Rich, Write a Novel No One Expects

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The post-guru literary career of Elizabeth Gilbert.
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When Elizabeth Gilbert was in fourth grade, her teacher, Ms. Sandie Carpenter, announced a fund-raiser. Students were asked to sell grinders — New Englandese for “sub sandwiches” — to pay for a class trip. There was never any question whether Gilbert would participate. Still, door-to-door sales of a perishable foodstuff can prove intimidating, even to a zealous 9-year-old.
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Dogs to show off athletic abilities - The Daily News Journal

Dogs to show off athletic abilities - The Daily News Journal | Shetland Sheepdogs | Scoop.it
Dogs to show off athletic abilities
The Daily News Journal
This picture, by ESPN, is of Taz, a Shetland sheepdog owned by Jean LaValley of Mufreesboro, which won the small dog agility division in the Great Outdoor Games in 2003.
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Animal lover focuses on agility training for dogs

Animal lover focuses on agility training for dogs | Shetland Sheepdogs | Scoop.it

Special to The Palm Beach Post

Before competition, Heidi Fischer keeps the same routine for Diesel, her nearly 5-year-old beagle-terrier mix dog – hot dogs prior to the agility course and a Tupperware of peanut butter at the end.

Her strategy calms the jangled nerves of her little competitor, who loves the course but not the crowds. And, normally, Fischer, 47, said she is calm before the race. She is that way with her sheltie, a dog that she says “rips up the course.”

But, Diesel is a different dog. He has anxiety before competition.

“I get more worried when I run him,” she said.

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Jack The Sheltie Takes His Freedom Ride - North Country Gazette

Jack The Sheltie Takes His Freedom Ride
North Country Gazette
UTICA—Jack, an 8-year-old Shetland sheepdog that had been ordered euthanized on April 1, is a free dog and in the country playing with his father and siblings.
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Jack the Sheltie spared by judge; headed to the country - Utica Observer Dispatch

Jack the Sheltie spared by judge; headed to the country - Utica Observer Dispatch | Shetland Sheepdogs | Scoop.it
Jack the Sheltie spared by judge; headed to the country Utica Observer Dispatch Jack, the 8-year-old Shetland sheepdog that Beratta raised since it was a puppy, will not be put to death after all and soon will be in a new rural home with other dogs...
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Animal Welfare League adjusts after removing animals from home - Fox 59

Animal Welfare League adjusts after removing animals from home - Fox 59 | Shetland Sheepdogs | Scoop.it
Animal Welfare League adjusts after removing animals from home
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On Thursday, crews removed 111 exotic birds and 35 Shetland sheepdogs from the home, calling it a public health hazard.
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Shelties, exotic birds leave local shelter - Journal Review

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Shelties, exotic birds leave local shelter
Journal Review
The 44 Shetland Sheepdogs (Shelties) removed from the home of Marianne Averhart, 3911 S. C.R.
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Reading to dogs boosts pupils' confidence - The Augusta Chronicle

Reading to dogs boosts pupils' confidenceThe Augusta ChronicleAmya Williams, a third-grader at Wheeless Road Elementary, shows Dakota, a Shetland sheepdog, the pictures as she reads during a program that aims to boost pupils' literacy.


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Agile bodied: Alcova dog, an agility champion, shows us how he does it

Agile bodied: Alcova dog, an agility champion, shows us how he does it | Shetland Sheepdogs | Scoop.it
If you don’t know DJ, an 18-month-old Shetland sheepdog from Alcova, you should.

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Twig, the skimboarding, boogieboarding, skateboarding dog

Twig, a Sheltie owned by the Clark family of Belleair, has achieved fame over the internet for her exploits at skimboarding on Clearwater Beach. Her owner says Twig mainly just loves to get on a board and go.

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Rescued animals remain with AWL - Journal Review

Rescued animals remain with AWL
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Normal shelter operations are being managed separately from the care and management of the more than 100 exotic birds and 35 Shetland sheepdogs that were rescued Thursday.
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Young dog handler wins Canadian title - The Daily Courier (subscription)

Young dog handler wins Canadian title - The Daily Courier (subscription) | Shetland Sheepdogs | Scoop.it
Young dog handler wins Canadian title The Daily Courier (subscription) Turton, 12, the youngest among 20 competitors (19-and-under) from across the country, swept the standard and jumper event titles with her Shetland Sheepdog, Jazz, for first...
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Decision on Jack the sheltie case expected this week - Utica Observer Dispatch

Decision on Jack the sheltie case expected this week - Utica Observer Dispatch | Shetland Sheepdogs | Scoop.it
Decision on Jack the sheltie case expected this week Utica Observer Dispatch Despite optimistic posts on the Facebook page rallying for Jack the Shetland sheepdog, a decision has not been made in the case of the dog that bit a 2-year-old girl in...
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Sheltie abuse case bound over for trial - Midland Daily News

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Sheltie abuse case bound over for trial
Midland Daily News
The charge was filed after authorities seized 38 Shetland sheepdogs from her West Pine River Road home in July. Hansen has forfeited them. Midland County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Erik S.
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