Who is the expert on your dog? It’s not your vet, it’s not your trainer, it’s not your behaviorist, or your local pet store cashier, or your mom, and it’s not your neighbor, and it’s certainly not the stranger at the park. It’s you! Now hold on, I think experts are great, I want to… Continue reading You are the Expert!
Most of the time, us dog moms and dads have full time jobs to work, social lives to engage in, hobbies to enjoy, volunteer duties to create world peace, and vacations to get far away from reality. We are super busy, but we care about the dogs that live under our roof like family and… Continue reading While you’re Away, Will your Dogs Play?
When you first take home your new dog, the possibilities are endless and the excitement is palpable. Those soulful eyes in that furry body are enough to make your heart melt and wash away any doubts. When we begin our journey of getting a new dog, we have a certain vision in mind. You can… Continue reading 10 Signs you are a Reactive Dog Parent
Go! Do it! Whether you've got yourself a naughty doggie that barks and pulls, a calm doggo who is eager to chase that squirrel, or a big pooch that can throw his weight around, leash pulling might be an issue. So stop struggling so much! First, loose leash walking doesn't happen overnight and if you… Continue reading Get yourself and your Dog a Front Clip Harness!
There are days that I turn into the Wicked Witch of the West. My skin turns green, I’m hunched over and cranky. If you have a reactive dog or one with some unpleasant behaviors, I’m sure you have felt this envy at some point. Maybe it’s when you go over to a friends house and… Continue reading Wicked Witch of the West: Dog Envy
Morning routine: Wake up Put on big, fluffy, polar bear robe Let Mo and Eli the foster dog out to do their business Hop in the shower Get dressed Or so I thought. I thought I left a bra in the bathroom. Maybe I was mistaken, it could be in the drawer. Ok, not in… Continue reading The Importance of Humor
As I walked up to the stray facility at Ft. Sill, OK, you could see all the dogs they had through the chain link fences separating them from the big scary world. There was a purebred golden retriever, a heeler mix, a pitbull, and there, right in the middle, the little man I came to… Continue reading Geronimo