Friday, February 23, 2018

Dogs and Chocolate: A Dangerous Combination!

February 8, 2012 by  
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    Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and as for me make my treat a beef chewy!  I tangled with chocolate truffles at Christmas and believe me dogs and chocolate are a dangerous combination.  Gorging myself on the sweet confections, along with the foil wrappings and a little Christmas paper attached, led to an emergency […]

Puppy Shots and Dog Vaccination Schedule

September 12, 2011 by  
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  A trip to the Vets doesn’t always mean your going to get a shot, but in Murphy’s case it was time for his annual check-up and vaccination update (boy is he gunna freak!). Attired in our best halters Murphy thought good things were coming. The leashes appeared, car keys rattled, the car door opened […]

Hot Spots on Dogs: Acute Moist Dermatitis

May 24, 2010 by  
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                     “So your probably wondering why I’m sporting this ridiculous looking plastic halo?  It’s actually called an Elizabethan Collar, or E Collar for short.  Short!  Now there’s a word to the describe the disposition of my temperament right now!  Anyhow……it’s not that I want to look like an angel (which I am by the way), I’m […]

Taking Your Dog to the Vet: Easy Tips for Great Visits

April 12, 2010 by  
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      Jameson here, thought I’d give you “owners” a few tips about things to do when taking your dog to the vets…me, no problem. I love the vets…and they love me…naturally!  Yet since Murph and Riley have had the recent pleasure of several visits to the vet clinic the time has come to […]

Leptospirosis Alert – Protect Your Dog !

March 30, 2010 by  
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    Last week I went with Murphy to the Vets, providing moral support for the little guy, on a recheck for an eye infection he caught. While there we learned about  Leptospirosis (pronounced lep-toh-sper-oh-sis), a bacterial disease that can infect pets, people and wildlife.The bacteria is found in most livestock and wildlife such as […]

Great Tips for Winter Dog Care

October 27, 2009 by  
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    Old man winter is coming our way, I smell it in the crisp morning air and see it as the leaves change colors and drop to the ground.  So I am reminded by mother nature to share some tips on winter care for dogs by owners to keep their buddies safe and warm.     […]

Fetch the Snowball

October 20, 2009 by  
Filed under At Home

  Now that winter is upon us tis the season for a little backyard game called “Fetch the Snowball”.  Jamie seems to garner a lot of fun and laughter while playing this game with us, but frankly I see little humor in this game at all… fact I find it mostly frustrating!   Let me […]

When I was a puppy – what would I grow up to be?

September 9, 2009 by  
Filed under Dog Adventures

  I was born into a long standing family line of Wire Fox Terriers, and little did I know I was already pre-selected for a special girl named “James”.  My new family was waiting for her to return from living in Boston and every day until her arrival home her dad would say to me […]

Creation of Doggies on Board Logo

June 10, 2009 by  
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  When you see a logo do you ever wonder what sparked the idea to create that logo?  The idea for the doggies on board logo came about during a simple little trip to the pet store.  I often take car rides with Jamie.  My place in the car is – front seat riding shotgun!  […]