Beware of Foxtails

Beware of Foxtails

A few years ago I wrote about the dangers of foxtails. I told a story about when foxtails actually benefited us as it allowed us to catch the two strays we’d been after for a few days. One of them (Bernie) had a foxtail between his toes that had festered and swollen his paw so large he couldn&...

Feed Your Dog This Not That: Sweeteners

Feed Your Dog This Not That: Sweeteners

Like in the case for humans, a dog’s taste buds allow them to taste sweetness.  And for many dogs, s...

Exercising your Dog in the Summer

Exercising your Dog in the Summer

Here in the U.S., we will be celebrating the Memorial Day holiday this weekend.  Besides being a nic...

 

 

Beware of Foxtails

Beware of Foxtails

A few years ago I wrote about the dangers of foxtails. I told a story about when foxtails actually b...

Dear Labby: Is Crate Training Cruel?

Dear Labby: Is Crate Training Cruel?

Dear Labby,   I was watching a funny video I saw on Facebook last week of an energetic boxer br...

 

Can an adopted dog be loyal?

Can an adopted dog be loyal?

Dear Labby,   We’ve been thinking about adopting a dog from the shelter. I don’t th...

Pet Obesity in the U.S. 2015, Part 2

Pet Obesity in the U.S. 2015, Part 2

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) has recently released the results of its latest an...