Squirrel tracing and snow racing sure makes for a lot of fun in our backyard. Since humans are into contact tracing these days we decided to get into squirrel tracing. Believe me, there is plenty to trace in our backyard. Those tree rats are all over the place! Sometimes we need a break, and that…

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For people, losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions. But their success rate for achieving that goal is pretty abysmal. So is it any wonder that it can be difficult to help our dogs shed pounds, too? Yet trimming excess weight is one of the best things you can do for…

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What is in your dog’s food bowl? Do you really know what she is getting at mealtime? It is not only the amount of food you give your dog, but the nutritional value that help keep your dog at a good and healthy weight. Last week I said I would have a four part series…

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What is the ideal weight for your dog? Is your dog overweight, underweight, or just right? How do you know? This time of year everyone is on a diet, but should your dog also be on a diet? I’m going to tackle the issue of weight in dogs starting today. Each Tuesday this month, I’ll…

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Today I’m taking you along on my winter walk on New Years Day with my mom! It was a beautiful day, cold, sunny, and lots of fresh snow from the last little storm. Mom and I didn’t see a lot of people out and about which we also like. Our original walking spot didn’t work…

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’Tis the season for holiday feasting. But while you may overindulge and loosen your belt a notch, it’s best not to spoil your dog the same way. In fact, during the holidays, your house can be a landmine of foods that can set off your pup’s sensitive stomach. Whether your dog has a food allergy,…

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Heartworms are just what they sound like: worms, up to 14 inches long as adults, that develop and live within the blood vessels of the dog’s heart. Though they prefer the right side of the heart, in a severe infection, they also develop and live within the lungs or any major artery – wherever they…

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