Tips for Training Dogs

Tips for Training Dogs

Buy the right dog for the right job       All dog breeds are not the same. Herding breeds like border collies tend to be the most challenging. Some breeds are much easier to train than others, some breeds are just kind of dumb. Choose carefully. Insider Tip: virtually...
Let Slip the Dogs of Work!

Let Slip the Dogs of Work!

One of the best perks of the New Workplace, besides free food, is being able to bring your dog to work with you. Here are some tips to make it work for everyone.  Have rules As many as needed but have rules, at least one rule – Anyone at work can veto any , or all, ...
The Benefits of Adopting Your Next Pet

The Benefits of Adopting Your Next Pet

If you are thinking of adding a new pet into your household, please consider adopting from a shelter or rescue organization.   There are many benefits of adoption versus purchasing from a breeder or pet store.   You can save a life. Between 3-6 million animals are...

When should dogs and cats be neutered?

My answer for most cases is 6 months of age.   For female dogs and cats spaying prior to the first heat seems to protect them from mammary cancer.  Most come into heat around 8 months so don’t wait too long.   Male cats? 6 months of age  is before they...

Dogs need time more than dogs need space

I was in a class recently on dog behavior. We were taught that dogs really really want to be with you all the time. This is not news to most of us dog owners but you can prove it to yourself-  leave the back door open and see where your dog spends his time.  Unless...