Day: September 12, 2019

Service Dogs Part 3: Guide Dogs

Service Dogs Part 3: Guide Dogs a service dogs leads his blind owner on a walk.

Service dogs assist individuals in a variety of ways. There are the more commonly recognized guide dogs that assist the blind or visually impaired, as well as dogs that assist the deaf or hard of hearing by alerting their owners of alarms and other important sounds. Service dogs also assist the physically disabled by retrieving […]

How To Exercise Your Dog Indoors

How To Exercise Your Dog Indoors a dog catches a ball during indoor play

Note: Before trying any of these exercise techniques, confirm with your vet that your dog is healthy enough. Also note that some breeds, for example those with short legs, may not be well-suited for activites that involve going up and down steps or obstacles. Dogs need their daily exercise, and even things like it being […]

The History Of Beagles

The History Of Beagles

Beagle ancestors used for hunting Although there seems to be no reliable documentation about the early ancestry of Beagles, there are accounts of dogs of similar size being used to for hunting in Greece in the 5th century BCE. There was no formal name given to these dogs, however, they are considered to be the […]

The 5 Stages Of A Baby-Canine Friendship (Part 1)

The 5 Stages Of A Baby-Canine Friendship (Part 1) Baby sits on floor with bigger husky dog

You spent the last nine months preparing your dog for this new family member, and the initial meeting went well. But that’s just the beginning! Your dog’s relationship with your baby will change over time. At each stage of your baby’s development, you’ll encounter new joys and new challenges. The key is to be alert […]