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Dog-gone Double Feature White House Dogs' Holiday Video, How to Meditate With Your Dog
The First Pooches have made a movie, A Very Beazley Christmas. Barney acts like a terrible terrier, jealously hiding sister Miss Beazley's presents. TV's George Stephanopoulus and Nancy O'Dell have roles, along with the Bushes. The video has its moments, with dog popularity polls and a presidential pun. The leisurely pace, though, could test all but the most partisan dog lovers.
Another way dogs might relieve holiday stress: by helping you meditate. Milo the miniature schnauzer turned guinea pig as the Inquirer's Tanya Barrientos investigated a new book, How to Meditate With Your Dog. Read her account.
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