Having a pet sitter, someone who comes into your home while you are on vacation has increased in popularity. Many organizations and individuals provide that service. It seems like a great idea — less stress for your dog and you. Still, giving your house keys to a stranger can be a big mistake. So, how […]
Would you or your family like to get involved in helping to train a service dog? Here’s a great infographic that spells it all out.
The world of dog food has become just as complex as it is for we humans seeking a healthy diet. But, unfortunately, dog food isn’t as well understood. Here is a terrific “infographic” from a fine organization in Australia, “Greyhounds as Pets,” explaining what to feed your dog so he/she stays happy and healthy.
There is a new type of working dog, trained specifically to combat the explosives used by terrorists. Unlike bomb dogs, which focus on a stationary object, the “anti-terrorist” trained dog can follow the vapor from explosives, which lingers in the air and on the terrorists’ clothes or body.
Shawn Washburn’s dog writes to ask canine caregivers to pull-eze give their pooch a little privacy during those, ah-hem, moments when what goes in must come out. (I have a feeling we’ll be hearing from this dog again — Dr. B)
Five key things to do to keep your service or companion dog healthy during the summer months.
What would you do if you have a qualified service dog, but someone prevents you from entering his or her business? A quick review of the regulations is included in this post.
Did you know that a service dog can help teach a child to read, and sometimes do a far better job than any specialized tutor or teacher ever could? If you’re thinking, “How can a dog teach my child to read?” Read on, as the latest research confirms this remarkable process.
Driving down the road, you glance at another car going by and the bright jacket of a service dog catches your eye. A fuzzy head is hanging out the rear window, snout turned into the free-flowing breeze, fur blowing fiercely as the car speeds off.
It’s Valentine’s Day, an opportunity to remind those you love (both human and four-footers) how much they mean to you. But how about a special valentine for yourself? We love books about dogs and this one, Fixing Freddie, is one we think many dog lovers will enjoy. It’s about a woman trying to get her […]
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