4: Brindle Tackles His Ghosts

If you know me, you are aware that I try hard to protect everyone in my sphere: humans, canines, felines, equines, and chickines LOL. (A search reveals the scientific classification is gallus but not what a group of chickens is commonly called… Anyone know?) Rabbit trail, as my husband says! Back to the story of Brindle. Before we continue! I […]

3: Brindle – Vet-bound

The trip to the vet showed me two more amazing things about Brindle: he loves children and he loves the vet’s office. If you’ve been around a lot of dogs like I have, you know most dogs who are old enough to have received shots (and be neutered for that matter) have learned to be cautious of visits to the […]

Toys!

When I suggested a client use toys for enrichment to improve the life of her lonely/bored dog who doesn’t L∙O∙V∙E dog daycare I realized others could also benefit from the information and ideas. Let me share what I know about dogs and toys to help you get started. WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TOYS? Dogs who get into trouble when left […]

Puppy Stuff Featured

It is so exciting to bring a new puppy, or older dog, into your home for the first time! It’s all about cuddling, mutual appreciation, and warm fuzzies… right? MAYBE NOT We may find, to our frustration and sometimes fear, a new pup is also a challenge at first. I remember the first two weeks of my daughter’s life as […]

DOG BRAWL!! Is It Normal? What Can We Do?

Do you get irritated with other people? You’d have amazing self control or be highly evolved spiritually if you didn’t. So why are we surprised when dogs get irritated with each other too? Rather than engaging in road rage or yelling, dogs often use physical means to resolve disputes. Though the image of an angry dog behind the wheel is […]