Friday, November 22, 2019

Anticipation—When it works, when it doesn’t

We have all seen it in our dogs. The dog who bounces about when a visitor comes, barks when headed to the dog park,...

Oh No, I Taught My Dog …

We never intend to teach our dogs to be wild animals, but somehow it happens. You bring home this cute little puppy, and when...

Patch: Opening the Door to a Whole New World

Patch the yellow lab has been on the job for just a year, but he’s already made himself indispensible, and not for the reasons...

Three Keys to Having a Good Dog

Raising a good dog or rescuing a dog—it all starts on day one. It is important to set up the rules and boundaries right...

Like Cats & Dogs

We all know or have seen examples of cats and dogs living together in harmony—or, in some cases, observing an extended cease-fire. Still, many...

Does Your Dog Know Where Home Is?

So, what do you think? Does your dog know where home is? The answer is both yes and no. I hear dog owners say all...

The Wonder of Boo Boo

Quirky and fearless, this Patterdale terrier will steal your heart (or, if you aren’t careful, your stick!) If you’ve ever been near the top of...

Boredom Busters

by Lori Carmen

Behavioral Changes In Senior Animals

“What kind of behavioral changes should I expect from my senior dog/cat?” This is a question I rarely hear, but it is one I...

Bring Out The Best In Your Dog Through Play

I get a lot of questions regarding appropriate play with a dog. Animals learn a lot of skills through play, so we don’t want...