Dog Fosters Kittens

Sometimes something so sweet can come out of a crappy situation. Like when a dog fosters kittens that were left for dead. That is exactly what happened in Shannon Torrez’s home in Lubbock Texas this past week. Shannon’s dog Asia had recently become a mother of one. It was a little odd that she only had […]

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Dog’s mood can show thei...

  Researchers at Newcastle University have been looking into the human-dog bond. According to Nils Hammerla, part of the research team, “A dog’s physical and emotional dependence on their owner means that their well-being is likely to reflect that of their owner.” To start with the team placed movement trackers on dogs to monitor their […]

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Fall Announcement

Our Fall Seasonal Dog Tips page is up! You can check it out here!

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Why don’t dogs have bell...

My husband and I were laying down with dogs the other day in our usual ‘dog pile’. Our westie was in heaven because we were both scratching her belly at the same time. When all of a sudden my husband and I looked at each other and he said “Why don’t dogs have belly buttons?” […]

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Comfortis

Product: Comfortis (spinosad) Pro: Oral, can give easily with food Con: Price ($70+ for a box of 6), only protects against fleas Comfortis (spinosad) is a monthly flea control in a chewable form. Spinosads are insecticides whose active ingredient are derived from the naturally occurring soil-dwelling bacterium, Saccharopolyspora spinosa. With Comfortis there is no messy application […]

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Good Life Gear Stainless Steel...

Product: Good Life Gear Stainless Steel Pet Water Bottle, 16-Ounce, Blue Friends Design Pro: All in one container & dispenser Con: Takes a bit for some dogs to get use to The Good Life Gear Stainless Steel Pet Water Bottle, 16-Ounce, Blue Friends Design. Screw on top with a metal ball, and a clip to attach […]

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One Month to Strutt With Your ...

Well today is August 21st, so that means we are only one month away from the Strutt with Your Mutt event. As you may recall I started a team for the event. We will be strutting our stuff through the Brookside neighborhood with our little buddies in tow. The event is to benefit Wayside Waifs, […]

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