Your pet’s health is more important than any veterinarian’s feelings. However, when you find yourself in need of a new vet despite your current vet doing a wonderful job, feelings of guilt may begin to set in. Fortunately, any good vet will understand that life happens. The good news is there are a few ways to feel a little less guilty about switching vets.
I heard Mom and Dad talking about whether or not they should play tug of war with me and whether not they should let me and my brother play tug of war with each other...So what do you think – should we be allowed to do this?
See Trumans response...
Owning a dog isn’t necessarily a difficult thing to do. It’s very rewarding to look after a pet and have him be loyal to you. Dogs make excellent companions as you well know. But many dog owners make fundamental errors when it comes to their pet’s feeding habits. Read more...
Every once in awhile Mom or Dad gets this big, scary, noisy thing out of the closet. When it first comes out it’s quiet. Then it starts making this horrible noise while they push it around the room. I think it’s trying to hurt me and...
Matilda's puppies are now 5 weeks old - how time flies!!! Check out there very first internet video "Playful Pups!"
A dog may be your best friend, but keeping one can sometimes be less friendly to your checking account. Pets are an expensive business, and the ownership of one should not be gone into lightly.
Of course, they're completely worth it right? They are an endless source of joy, love and companionship that makes every cent you spend seem like a wise investment. You'd never begrudge your dog the money that you spend on them, but that doesn't mean you don't fancy saving a few dollars here and there. Read more...
My Mom is going to visit her family soon and I want to go too! What kinds of things should Mom and I do to make sure her family is excited for me to come along?
Read Truman's response!
A good vacuum cleaner is essential for any home, especially those homes that have dogs. Dogs are man’s best friend, staying loyal to their owners and protecting them from harm. However, the downside of having a dog is that their hair just gets absolutely everywhere. Read more...
I can’t understand why I have to be on a leash when Dad takes me for a walk. I’m a good boy! Read more...
Dog food choices have grown dramatically over the past decade and it can be overwhelming to choose the right food for your dog. Dry, canned, raw, home-cooked – how do you decide? Add to those choices all of the brands available now and your head is spinning before you reach the end of the first aisle! Read more...
Matilda's adorable and cuddly five little boys and one little girl have finally opened their eyes! Read more...
My Mom and Dad both work and I can’t understand why they don’t let me out of the crate as soon as they come home. I'm so excited to see them and I bark and whimper to get their attention. Bu they just ignore me. It’s so confusing – aren’t they happy to see me too?
Help Me OUT!
Some dogs are incapable of learning! - Really?
Does anyone believe this?If a dog isn’t learning a behaviour the likelihood is we haven’t communicated the task effectively. As a dog trainer, much of my time is spent teaching owners to ‘talk dog’ ...
Hi everybody. Thanks for following me on Dear Rocky. This will probably come as a surprise to you but I’ve been talking to Mom about retiring. So meet my newly adopted brother, Truman, soon to take over my duties as the one and only 4 legged Dog Advice Columnist!
See Honey's reaction to her first taste of peanut butter!
Matilda is being a great Mommy to her 6 puppies
I love going for rides in the car with Dad but he always makes me sit in the back seat - and if that’s not bad enough he puts this thing he calls a harness on me and attaches it to another thing he calls the seat belt.
You’ve decided you’re ready to add a dog to your life, now where do you start finding your perfect match? We put together a simple infographic...Read more...
On June 29th we told you about the pregnant stray that had come into rescue. (See Matilda's Rescue Journey - Part 1). Well on the evening of July 2nd Matilda became the mommy of 6 adorable pups - and what a good Mommy she's being! See more about this young family by clicking here.
Hi, I'm Curtis. Rocky's older but newer brother. Since he lived with Mom first I wanted to know if he ever thought about what it was like for me coming into his house. So he let me write this blog about it and posted it on his page. Read it - especially if you're considering getting another dog as a playmate for your dog.
“Did you see this dog?” I get that text message several times a day, from volunteers, Facebook warriors and well intentioned strangers, all wanting the rescue I oversee to take in and help the sad stories that we see in our newsfeeds every day. I always look and want to help...
Click here to see the beginning of Matilda's rescue journey
When you have a dog, you have a built-in BFF, so enjoy the dog days of summer (sorry, couldn’t resist!) and have some bonding time with your pooch while enjoying these activities! Click here to get in on all the fun!
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