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 […]

Dog Pound Buddies – Vol. 1

January 19, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Pound Buddies, The Dog Pound

    Murphy, O’Riley and Jameson want to welcome all of our new Buddies to the Dog Pound.  Thank you for joining!                                                                 Dog Pound Buddies                                                                                                    Send us a bio and photo !                                                        We’ll put you in the Dog Pound ! Click Here   Did you like this? Share it:

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 […]

Mother’s Day – Because Moms Rock

May 6, 2010 by  
Filed under A Dogs Life

    Mother’s day is fast approaching, our annual holiday that recognizes mothers, motherhood and maternal bonds.  People honor this day as a time to reflect and say thank you for all that Moms do.  For a different perspective we thought the Boys might give us a little insight as to their thoughts regarding their […]

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 […]

Unique Dog Breeds: Spotlight on the Giant Schnauzer

January 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Unique Dog Breeds

    Breed: Giant Schnauzer   AKC:  Working Group   Size:  Large,  23.5 to 27.5 high at the shoulders   Weight:  75 to 100 pounds         If you ever get a chance to see a Giant Schnauzer up close and personal you realize that this is one big powerful pup!  The breed standard […]

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.     […]

Lessons Learned from Squirrels

August 5, 2009 by  
Filed under A Dogs Life

  As a pup everything peeked my interest and with a keen eye for detail not much skimmed by me that I couldn’t apply to my benefit.  Take for example my first encounter with those furry little varmints called squirrels.  But first let me give you the panoramic layout of my backyard domicile. Out through […]

Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails

July 10, 2009 by  
Filed under Mysterious Behavior

Murphy had finally sat still and quiet, exhausted from a rigorous day of tail wagging! Seemed everywhere we went on our long walk he happily greeted people, dogs, or inanimate objects that blew across his path. Stretching the leash as he nosed his way in front of us, his tail straight up, his intent was […]

Presidential Dogs – Life in the White House

July 7, 2009 by  
Filed under A Dogs Life, Dog Trivia

        We just celebrated the Fourth of July, so it seems to me we ought to dig up a little info on Americas patriotic pooches.  Serving their country in the White House as part of the Presidential family has got to be a tuff tour of duty.  Check this out…..your hounded by the press, […]

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