Month: August 2020

How To Appreciate Your Dog

How To Appreciate Your Dog

Today marks the start of National Dog Week 2020, an annual event that takes place the last week of September, and a time to remind ourselves how much dogs have added to our lives as companions and as teachers. There are many ways to celebrate, and you can find suggestions online — although, of course, […]

Good And Bad Play Behavior

Good And Bad Play Behavior

  I am a Cesar fan and have a question regarding dogs at ‘play’. My first obvious thought is that, if your dogs have energy to play, they’ve not had enough exercise’right?’ In any event, what types of play do you allow in your pack? I have a very playful two-year-old, high-energy Doberman named Klohee.’ […]

Dog Discovers How Relaxing Jacuzzi Jets Feel

Dog Discovers How Relaxing Jacuzzi Jets Feel

We all can use a little bit of pampering. Sometimes life can get a little difficult and when it does, we need to slow things down. With the way that life can be a little fast-paced these days, there are many times when we could use a break. That is where we can all take […]

Golden Retriever Puppies Sit Transfixed By Purple Dragon Toy

Golden Retriever Puppies Sit Transfixed By Purple Dragon Toy

I’ve always been a writer for as long as I can remember. Even when I was too young to write things down, I loved telling stories just as much as I loved listening to them. Then when I was of age to read and write, it was a whole other story. Once I began to […]

Dog Delivers Owner’s Chik-fil-A Order While Practicing Social Distancing

Dog Delivers Owner’s Chik-fil-A Order While Practicing Social Distancing

There is a lot to be said about the obedience of dogs. There is nothing that our dogs won’t do to make us happy. And we love them for that. But our dogs have been especially helpful during the current pandemic that we’re experiencing. They have been wonderful sources of companionship, especially for those of […]

Dad And His Dog Dance To Hip Hop Like Nobody Is Watching

Dad And His Dog Dance To Hip Hop Like Nobody Is Watching

Living with people can sometimes be difficult. You have to contend with people invading your space, not respecting your boundaries, or just being annoying. You’re never able to find a moment of peace. But that is never the case with dogs. They are the best roomies ever! Even when they’re stuck by your side like […]

5 Steps To Correct Inappropriate Dog Chewing

5 Steps To Correct Inappropriate Dog Chewing a dog gnaws on a appropriate chew toy

By Dr. Kristy Conn Inappropriate chewing is a fairly common problem in young dogs and stems from the fact that puppies use their mouths as a means of exploring the world around them. Chewing is a normal behavior for puppies but becomes undesirable behavior when it is directed towards inappropriate objects such as your shoes, […]

How To Cope With Putting Your Dog To Sleep

How To Cope With Putting Your Dog To Sleep A vet prepares the process of putting a dog to rest

Having to say goodbye is something every dog lover faces eventually. It’s the most difficult part of having a dog. It would be nice if they could be with us for decades, but sadly this is not the case. In order to make it through the process of having your dog put to sleep, you […]

Owner Says ‘Hot Or Cold’ To Let Blind Dog Know Where The Ball Is While Playing Fetch

Owner Says ‘Hot Or Cold’ To Let Blind Dog Know Where The Ball Is While Playing Fetch

We don’t know how lucky we have it until we’re reminded of someone else’s struggles. That is why it’s a generally good rule of thumb to have a little bit of gratitude every single day because we don’t know what might happen to us. But perhaps the ones who are best at being happy and […]

Rescue Dog With Megaesophagus Only Trusts His New Brother

Rescue Dog With Megaesophagus Only Trusts His New Brother

When we first adopted our dog from the shelter, we quickly learned that she had her quirks. She absolutely hates brooms. The cats were intimidating. She didn’t seem to mind sitting in the rain. There were so many little things that we had to learn about her preferences. Mostly they dealt with her fears or […]