Importance of Training Your Dog

Importance of Basic Obedience Training If you had a friend who constantly interrupted you when you were speaking, roughly yanked your arm and stepped on your feet whenever the two of you walked somewhere and had absolutely no table (or bathroom) manners how often do...

Adopting Senior Dogs

The Benefits of Adopting Senior Dogs (and Cats) When a family is thinking about bringing a new dog into their home, there are lots of things to consider. If the family has children, chances are they will ask for a puppy. Conversely, families without children may give...

Dog Teeth Care

How to Keep your Dog’s Teeth Healthy Recently, while I was in the dentist’s chair undergoing a root canal I vowed to make sure my daughter would never be in a similar predicament. And then I started thinking about my dog and cats. What about the health of their...

A Therapy Dog’s Life

A Day in the Life of a Therapy Dog Marguerita, or “Rita” as she’s lovingly known, is a four-year-old Pembroke Welsh Corgi from Averill Park, New York whose life is anything but ordinary.  Rita routinely comforts humans suffering with everything from anxiety to...

Dog Hearing Loss

Dealing Proactively with Hearing Loss in Your Dog My brother Tony and his partner Kenny have three miniature Dachshunds. The eldest of the wiener-dog trio is Toby who will turn 16 in November. Next oldest is Webster, a dapple mini Dachshund who is nearly 14. Ernie, a...