Archive For The “Dogs” Category

Podcast- Getting Green With Eco Dog Care

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Podcast- Getting Green With Eco Dog Care

Jane Bond, and Eco Dog-Care Products, are totally green from their products to shipping materials and much more. Their commitment is 100%. Learn why this is important for you and your dog, our planet and your lifestyle.   Tweet

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Senior Moments: What to Feed an Old Dog to Make Them Comfortable

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Senior Moments: What to Feed an Old Dog to Make Them Comfortable

by Hindy Pearson   What to feed an old dog – what a minefield that is!!   I say minefield because of the copious amounts of conflicting information that make it tough to know what to do. What is simple is knowing there is no one food that is right for every older dog.  …

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Five Springtime Safety Hazards for Dogs

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Five Springtime Safety Hazards for Dogs

by Bobbie Abdallah, Cold Noses News   Finally the effects of Old Man Winter are melting away and giving way to the beauty and warmer temperatures of springtime! But with the advent of spring, there are also new threats to your dog’s health; and what you don’t know could hurt your dog. Below are five…

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Clicker Training as Easy as 1-2-3

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Clicker Training as Easy as 1-2-3

  by Sally Gutteridge   Why and how do we clicker train dogs, what does it mean and why is the click such a hugely coveted reward? Read on to find out. At its core, clicker training is a very simple process. When a dog performs an action, the clicker is used to indicate the…

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Podcast-Everything You Need to Know About Pain Management in 20 Minutes

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Podcast-Everything You Need to Know About Pain Management in 20 Minutes

Dr Michael Petty gives us a comprehensive look at pain management and treatment for dogs. Can you recognize the signs of pain in your dog? It may not be your dog “just getting old” that is keeping him or her from doing the normal things it has always enjoyed doing but chronic or acute pain…..

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How Pets Help Reduce Stress

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How Pets Help Reduce Stress

by Erin Askeland, CPDT-KA and Training and Behavioral Expert at Camp Bow Wow Some studies show that people begin to feel less anxious after spending less than an hour with an animal. There are endless benefits from lowering your stress level and while the things that we find stressful in our lives are often hard…

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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina Part 2

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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina Part 2

by Barbara Isherwood   Let’s have a quick recap of the story so far, in the exciting adventures of Tiny Tina.  You may recall that our puppy heroine had been rescued from a flood with the rest of the puppies in her family.  But unlike her brothers and sisters, who had been adopted by local…

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How to Make a Dog Toy Your Dog Will Love

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How to Make a Dog Toy Your Dog Will Love

by Lori Pace of Coupons.com   My dogs, especially my Joy, love to run! Chasing something that makes noise and smells like treats is a sure way to get them some exercise. Here’s how simple it is to make a homemade dog toy:       Supplies • Old sock • Small water bottle, empty • Sturdy…

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Doggy Dementia: Is That Why My Dog Stares at the Wall?

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Doggy Dementia: Is That Why My Dog Stares at the Wall?

Senior Moments by Hindy Pearson   It is sometimes called Canine Cognitive Dysfunction (CCD), sometimes called doggy dementia but always called “heart breaking.”   Do we know what causes it?   Yes and no. Don’t you love those answers!!   Lesions on the brain; genetics; free radicals; not enough blood getting to the brain; decrease…

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Lost 12 year old Blind Dog Found-Hero Refuses Reward

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Lost 12 year old Blind Dog Found-Hero Refuses Reward

At the end of one of the darkest, wettest winters in memory, a bright spot has lit up the San Lorenzo Valley community in the form of an old, blind dog who went missing in the mountains for seven days. On Feb. 24, the Cole family went to bed for the night in their home…

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