Friday, February 23, 2018

Dogs and Chocolate: A Dangerous Combination!

February 8, 2012 by  
Filed under Out & About

    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 […]

Dogs and Toilets: Why Do Dogs Drink from Toilets

February 8, 2011 by  
Filed under Mysterious Behavior

                      “Is drinking toilet water harmful?”         What is it about dogs and our love affair with drinking from the toilet?  Well as a connoisseur of the finer amenities that life has to offer, Le Porcelain Fountain is a natural source of fresh, cool, water. And since Perrier […]

Eat Your Greens! Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

November 1, 2010 by  
Filed under Mysterious Behavior

                                                                                                                                 My momma imparted great wisdom on me! “If you want to grow up big and strong”, she would say, “then eat your greens” !         Maybe that’s why I’m bigger than O’Riley or Murphy.  She also handed down medical advise……eat grass for a sour stomach and I’d feel […]

Hot Spots on Dogs: Acute Moist Dermatitis

May 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Out & About

                     “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  
Filed under Out & About

    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  
Filed under Out & About

    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.     […]

Top Ten Dangerous Foods For Your Dog

August 22, 2009 by  
Filed under A Dogs Life

Many of the foods we enjoy can be dangerous and detrimental to our dogs health. Here is a list of foods we should NOT feed our dogs: