Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Pups and Pampering at Venus de Fido

Venus de Fido is a one of kind destination for pets and their people, and don’t mess around when it comes to having fun....
Mixed Pit Bull Breed Being Trained

Taming the Tooth Monster

By Lori Wainio-Carman, VSPDT Does your dog take its treats too seriously? In other words, does it manage to scrape your hands painfully when it grabs...
Happy dog

The Best of Dog Times

It’s human nature to get sentimental about the past. When we imagine dogs’ lives 100 years ago, what likely comes to mind are idyllic...
Young German pointer dog looking up.

K9 Nose Work

K9 Nose work is a fun, low-key sport that takes advantage of dogs’ amazing sense of smell and their love of having a job...