Loose-leash walking: Days 22-25

Ace has made great progress with loose-leash walking over the last 25 days. Here are some changes I’ve noticed with his heeling: – When I…

Where would I be without this dog?

Happy Thanksgiving! I really am thankful for this beautiful mutt. I mean, he does look and act like a dufus most of the time, but…

Our dogs lead us to others

Note: This is a guest post from Apryl DeLancey who writes the blog

Should shelters euthanize dogs and cats?

It’s not easy for anyone to decide a dog’s fate. There are two kinds of shelters, those that euthanize animals to make room for potentially…

Do we pick favorites with pets?

I don’t treat my pets the same. I live with three animals: my mutt Ace, my gray tabby cat Scout and Josh’s orange tabby Beamer….

Loose-leash walking (Days 19-21)

One of my dog-running clients wanted her dog to socialize and practice walking with another dog, so Ace and I met up with them Saturday….

Blog update 11-22-08

Every few weeks That Mutt will feature a local homeless pet. It’s an idea I haven’t tried before. You can see the current pet Sasha…

Why are women obsessed with balls?

Apparently my blog is contributing more to society than I realized. I do love how WordPress has the ability to show me how people are…

Loose-leash walking: Days 16-18

30-day challenge: Loose-leash walking A good trick to get my mutt to walk nicely at my side is to give him something to carry in…

Adoptable pet: Sasha the shepherd mix

Sasha is a shepherd mix who is waiting with 4 Luv of Dog Rescue in Fargo for a forever home. 09/19/10 update: Sasha is still…

What’s most annoying about your friends’ and family’s dogs?

Your dog is perfect, right? It’s all the other dogs that are annoying. I love dogs, but I can see why some people don’t. Most…

Loose-leash walking: Days 11-15

From the car to the dog park is a challenging area for most dogs to walk on a loose leash. Ace (not pictured) and I…

Winner of ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Dogs’

Contest winner Congratulations to Apryl DeLancey of Women Like Sports. Apryl was the top commenter of the week and gets a copy of “Chicken Soup…