What our dogs teach us

What has your dog taught you? My mutt reminds me of a few things every day, like to always be forgiving, to listen and to…

Always keep 101 goals

A few months ago, my boyfriend and I each decided to write lists of 101 personal goals. I have not always been good at writing…

The truth about dangerous dog statistics

With all the hype about dangerous dogs and banning certain breeds, I decided to look closer at some dangerous dog statistics. I was curious as…

10 ways to help your hyper dog relax
Dog behavior

10 ways to help your hyper dog relax

Tips on how to get a hyper dog to calm down. Learn how to get your hyper dog to relax and live peacefully with you!

Cesar’s way should be our way

A lack of exercise is the number one reason so many of our dogs have behavior problems. This is true with my own dog, and…

Chasing a goal

In three attempts, I have never started or finished a marathon. These attempts included four sets of running shoes, more than 1,000 logged miles, $180…

I don’t recommend a Flexi Lead

Why I don’t recommend a retractable leash I have never been a fan of the Flexi leash. The Flexi leash is that long, retractable leash…

Small dogs deserve training, too

I have always wondered why many owners of small dogs don’t bother to train them. Not that all big dogs are well trained; most of…

10 reasons to try dog agility

Ace is the first dog I have trained to do agility. He is still learning, but he and I enjoy practicing every week. I recommend…

30-day challenge: Walk your dog every day (Days 22-23)

Today was day 23 of my 30-day challenge to walk my dog every day. The weather here is finally nice, and Ace and I walked…

Iraqi dogs get new homes

A German shepherd/border collie mix named Nubs arrived in California in March after people raised $3,500 for the dog’s trip out of Iraq, according to…