Allen Paul

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Bestselling and critically acclaimed writer Allen Paul has based his new novel – Honey the Dixie Dingo Dog – Champion of the Strays – on a true story of a swamp dog that’s rescued at the point of being shot. She goes on to become an agility champion. Her breed – the Dixie Dingo or Carolina Dog – is probably the oldest in North America, predating European settlement by many centuries. They were so beloved by the Cherokees that several thousand were taken on the Trail of Tears only to be separated from their masters at the Mississippi River. The dingos then migrated into the southern swamps and bottomlands where many still live today.

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Why I Love Alpha Moms

I drew a blank the first time I heard the term Alpha Mom. Must be the female Type A, I told myself. Someone clawing up the ladder of success, boldly ordering damn the torpedoes, hell bent on being Number One.
That hunch missed the mark by a mile. I soon learned that the Alpha Mom is all about you. Stuck in me mode, the Alpha Male doesn’t have time for you.
I first came acro... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2014 08:05 • 82 views • Tags: carolina-dogs, dixie-dingoes, dog-breeds, pack-animals
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