Leaving your dog home alone for the first time
Dog behavior

Leaving your dog home alone for the first time

What should you do to prepare your dog for being left alone for the first time?

Guess That Mutt
Aww

Guess That Mutt

Three very cute dogs are waiting for you to guess their breeds – Louie, Russell and Ringo.

Leave your best guesses in the comments section.

When is it OK to run with senior dogs? (A vet’s point of view)
Dog exercise

When is it OK to run with senior dogs? (A vet’s point of view)

I asked Veterinarian Tom Watson to share his expertise on running with senior dogs.

Dog Training: Yes, I use shock and prong collars
Dog training

Dog Training: Yes, I use shock and prong collars

I have used or at least recommended almost every single training collar available – prong collars, shock collars, Gentle Leaders, anti-pull harnesses.

Cat Shaming (featuring Beamer and Scout)
Cat Photobombs

Cat Shaming (featuring Beamer and Scout)

I seriously have the world’s worst two cats. They could have their own weekly cat shaming post all to themselves.

When a dog needs a second chance
Dog adoption

When a dog needs a second chance

Otis had a family, but due to his health issues the family had made the difficult choice to take Otis to the vet to end his life, according to the rescue.

Why shelters need to treat rude adopters with respect
Dog adoption

Why shelters need to treat rude adopters with respect

It’s impossible to please everyone, of course, but for every person who walks out of your shelter disappointed or frustrated, you can bet she’s going to tell other people.

Dog training: I’m not perfect, and neither is my dog
Dog training

Dog training: I’m not perfect, and neither is my dog

These are the things you learn to put up with when the dog you love is Ace.

Obedience School Dropouts
FUNNY

Obedience School Dropouts

These pics are funny when they’re not your dog! Not quite so funny when they’re your own dogs, unfortunately.

For my aging dog
Memoirs

For my aging dog

A poem for my middle-aged dog Ace.