Dangerous Holiday Foods

Well, folks.Thanksgiving is just around the corner. While it is a great time to watch the annual dog show on TV, hang out with family, and eat your body weight in turkey, you also need to be conscious of what your dog eats. While it is tempting to want to include your four-legged family member Read More …

Molly’s Diary – Week 6

Molly has had a reasonably quiet week consisting of hanging out with Mitch and our grandchildren. She loves exploring and sniffing around in the back yard. She has also been practicing walking nicely on her leash. For now, we are limiting it to indoors where it’s quiet. She’s been doing great so now it’s time Read More …

Molly’s Diary – week 3

Molly is doing really well. We have had opportunities this week to use the behaviors she already knows as well as get her out and about to be exposed to new situations, people, and places. Molly knows from our cues when it’s time to go into her crate; as I prepare her food for her Read More …

Molly’s Diary – week 2

So Molly is getting more playful and inquisitive now, and she looks for every opportunity to explore.  Remembering that she explores with her mouth, we are conscious of having appropriate things available for her to chew on to divert her from the things we would rather she didn’t. We are still practicing the “down” and Read More …

Safe Tick Removal

If your dog likes to spend time outdoors, it is important to routinely check him for ticks. While tick repellants do help, they are not perfect. You should check your dog by running your fingers over his entire body, between his toes, under his armpits, in his ears, and around his face and chin. If you Read More …