First of all, let’s get straight about what “Dog Whispering” is NOT because some people seem to have the amusing idea that the term “dog whispering” refers to some sort of hocus-pocus, California crazy, psychic connection where the person doing the “whispering” has the eerie ability to read the dog’s thoughts and convey these to […]
Dog Whispering Articles
“This year, popularity for one unique type of dog is surging in China. The black and white pooches are chubby and exceptionally fluffy. They bear a striking resemblance to pandas. The panda dog is not an identified, accepted breed, but instead they’re Chows that have undergone cosmetic primping to get them to appear as adorable […]
Is Your BFF Overweight?
Just like us humans, far too many of our best fur friends are overweight too. Our canine companions suffer from many of the same health related diseases their human guardians suffer from, such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. Dogs are natural athletes, not naturally overweight…they get that way because they live with humans […]
Summertime Means Dangerous Spear Grass
Did you know that there are approximately 60 species of spear grass, commonly known under many different names, including, foxtail grass, porcupine grass, needle grass, silver spike grass, etc. and “spear grass” is the generic term used for any wild grass that has barbed seeds. There is dangerous foxtail barley grass growing everywhere in the […]
$250. Poop Trap
What’s a $250. Poop Trap? No doubt you’ve heard of a “speed trap”, but for irresponsible dog owners who refuse to pick up after their dogs, what about a “$250. poop trap”? Sure everyone is more vigilant when they see the local enforcement authorities wandering about in their uniforms, but what if they were in […]
Even though, when you ask most humans why they have a dog, their spontaneous response is usually “for companionship”, there may actually be far more subtle reasons we humans aren’t even aware of that speak to the many human needs that might be left unfulfilled if we were unable to share our lives with a […]
Is Your Dog Collar Safe?
Let’s face it, we humans are generally quite fashion conscious, and like to be well turned out and up to date with the latest, and because of this many of us also like our dog’s to be sporting the latest canine fashions when it comes to choosing a dog collar. While our dogs really don’t […]
A Little Boy and His Dog
This is a wonderful story about the simple wisdom of a 6-year-old boy and how much happier we adults would be if we could only allow ourselves to connect with our inner dog. If you enjoy this article please share it with others via the links at the bottom of the page. “Being a veterinarian, […]
Are You Making Your Dog Fat?
Is your dog fat? Unfortunately, many of our beloved pets are, like their human counterparts, unhealthily overweight. If your dog is fat, chances are that you could lose a few pounds yourself, because a fat dog doesn’t just happen from over-feeding – it’s also because of under-exercising. Are You Making Your Dog Fat? Chances are […]
Dog Walking or Human Walking?
So very often when you’re out and about and you see someone with their dog, it’s not the person walking the dog, but rather, the dog walking the person. In fact, you see this scenario so frequently that it’s become quite a common joke you’ll hear from passing observers who comment, “Who’s walking who?” It […]
Pets Outnumber Children 4 to 1
You might have been recently noticing that there seems to be increasingly more and more dogs, cats and other pet owners, and you’d be right because according to new statistics that are about to be released in a book written by Jonathan V. Last, pets now outnumber children 4 to 1 in America. Fur Friend […]
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