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Help Your Dog Overcome Fear

July 29, 2013 by  
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Does your dog hide under the bed when there’s a storm brewing? Try to hide behind you when a stranger is nearby? Piddle behind the couch when someone new comes into the living room? Just like we humans, canines have their own little insecurities, fears, and foibles that can make a day pretty miserable. So […]

Take Your Dog To Work Day 2013

June 21, 2013 by  
Filed under Dog Activities and Training

It’s that time of year again! For those of us who aren’t lucky enough to bring our dogs to work every day, June 21st is the official Take Your Dog to Work day. According to TakeYourDog.com, the tradition was first started by Pet Sitters International in 1999 as a way to encourage dog adoptions. Take […]

Surviving a Natural Disaster with Your Dog

April 11, 2013 by  
Filed under Dog Health and Nutrition

The most important key to surviving any sort of natural disaster is to be prepared for what might happen.  No, it’s not pleasant to think about your house burning down in a wildfire or being flooded, but the time you spend planning for the worst may mean you’ll get the best possible outcome:  you, your […]

Dock Diving and Lure Coursing

July 15, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Activities and Training

Are you looking for a way to keep your dog occupied and in shape? You can’t go wrong with dog sports like lure coursing and dock diving. Lure coursing allows your dog to follow a lure through a course, going for the fastest time. Competitions are usually limited to sight hounds like Greyhounds, Afghans, and […]

Summer Hazards

May 23, 2010 by  
Filed under Dog Health and Nutrition

Summer is a great time to be outdoors with your dog, but there are several hazards you’ll need to address to keep your dog safe while he or she enjoys the lovely weather. Whether you garden or just barely keep your lawn mowed, whether you plan on vacationing near or far, and whether summer means […]

Summer Holidays

May 23, 2010 by  
Filed under Dog Activities and Training

As we roll toward Memorial Day weekend, this is a good time to look at the summer holidays and what you will do with your dog. There are only so many grilled hot dogs your dog should consume, after all! Memorial Day In addition to being the traditional start of summer, Memorial Day (as you […]

Bottle Feeding Your Puppy

May 23, 2010 by  
Filed under The Puppy Corner

Most mama dogs will be more than capable of feeding all of their puppies, but some dogs either cannot bring down enough milk or are just plain not interested in caring for their puppies. If this happens, you will have to provide the nutrition for the newborns. In addition, if one or more of the […]

Fun Winter Activities For You and Your Dog

February 7, 2010 by  
Filed under Dog Activities and Training

Is your dog getting worse cabin fever than you are? Just because the weather outside is frightful doesn’t mean that either one of you will enjoy staying indoors for weeks on end. There are many activities you can do outside, as long as you properly prepare for the colder weather. If your dog has short […]

Homemade Treats

February 7, 2010 by  
Filed under Dog Health and Nutrition

Seems like we generally have more time in the winter to spend with our dogs while the cold weather keeps us indoors more often than not. One way to combat cabin fever and provide your dog with a special treat is to make some cookies to fill the treat jar. Bullwrinkle has an extensive listing […]

Help! My Puppy is Chewing Up My House!

February 7, 2010 by  
Filed under The Puppy Corner

The reason God made puppies so cute is to ensure the survival of the species. Everything else about them is so annoying! One of the biggest annoyances of a new puppy is their propensity to chew anything and everything with which they come into contact. Remembering that they are not doing it to be malicious […]

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