The story of how I adopted my first dog exposes a common flaw in the U.S. shelter/rescue system, a lack of communication. To get more dogs adopted, one of the most important factors is to quickly and politely respond to adopters’ questions.
Is it OK to socialize and walk a puppy before he’s had all of his vaccinations? It’s all about finding the right balance.
Why are vets against raw dog food, and how can we get them on board?
I often wonder if we would be better off with “Dog Awareness Month” vs. Pit Bull Awareness Month. Here’s why.
Is it OK to playfight or roughhouse with my dog? I admit I wrestle with my dog, but it’s not the wisest choice for all sorts of reasons.
Have you ever used a nanny cam to spy on your pet sitter or dog walker? If you’re a dog walker, have you ever had a client that used cameras?
How to choose the right dog to adopt from a kill shelter, and how to prepare for your dog ahead of time.
Scout was my first cat as well as the first pet I went out and adopted on my own as an “adult.”
A company called Meshare is holding a Funny Pets Photo Contest now through Oct. 7 on its Facebook page, and it’s offering $100 worth of prizes.
Are verbal corrections OK in dog training? Or is it no longer acceptable to tell your dog no? I’ll be the first to admit I tell my dog no all the time.
How do you reinforce calm behavior from a hyper dog? This post includes my tips on how to get an excited, high-energy dog to relax before and during walks.