All mutts are not rescues

One thing I often hear when someone meets my dog is “What kind is he?” “I don’t know, he’s a mutt.” Then, a common response…

Weekly question: What are you teaching your dog now?

I am always working on something with my dog. Every day he does something and I think, I wish he wouldn’t do that! But it’s…

Teach your dog new concepts in small steps

One of the biggest mistakes I can make with my dog is expecting too much too quickly. Although I have high expectations for Ace, I…

Happily “jobless” for two months

1. Getting paid for my time I used to work 10-hour shifts where I was paid by the hour. I could’ve easily done my job…

Professional dogs: Protege K9 protection dogs

Note: This is an interview with Ty Brown, owner of Protege K9, a business that trains and sells protection dogs. Ty has trained and placed…

Breed profile: (Beverly Hills) Chihuahua

Now that “Beverly Hills Chihuahua” is in theaters giving plenty of free advertising to puppy mills, pet shops and breeders just in time for the…

Weekly question: How far do you walk your dog?

How far do you walk your dog? I am queen of exercising my dog. That is one thing I can brag about. Ace and I…

My dog’s eyes are swollen

Note: Additional information about polymyositis in dogs is available in a more recent post. Trust your instincts when it comes to your pet’s health. Two weeks ago…

Catpack

Do you think he likes it?

Thank you

Thank you all for visiting my blog. A blog wouldn’t be a blog if it didn’t have readers. So thank you all for your encouragement,…

Pets in nursing homes and schools

Note: This is a guest post by my mom Nancy Stordahl who maintains a breast cancer blog at NancysPoint.com. She is the owner of a…

A new addition

Note: This is a guest post from Apryl DeLancey who writes the blog “Women Like Sports.” Well, after envying Lindsay and Ace’s relationship for quite…

Speaking of cats

For someone who always tells people not to let their dogs rule the house, I have to admit something. My cats totally rule mine. Or…