Now that the days are longer and the weather is warmer... and a certain somebody needs to get into better shape... the dogs and I are jogging around our lousy (for jogging) neighborhood several times each week. Eventually we hope to return to jogging every day, like I used to do with Tig when we lived on the edge of San Francisco and ran around Lands End with views overlooking … [Read more...] about A jogging with your dog tip for #ThrowbackThursday
A dog mourning the loss of a pack mate This was a question from @ridngirl on Twitter: Any hints for a dog that is mourning the loss of a pack mate? My little man is depressed and looking for his brother? So sad. Tips and solutions to help a mourning dog I am so sorry to hear about your loss - it is so tough for the entire family. It's difficult to understand the kinds of … [Read more...] about Pet loss: How you can help a dog mourning the loss of a pack mate
Question on Quora: Growing up we always crated our dog throughout the day, but I'd hate to leave him cooped up for 8 hrs. And especially with a terrier...I know they are busybodies. Do you have any experience with doggie daycare? And if the dog should go 2xs, 3xs, etc...? If I work a 9-5 job Monday-Friday? I know the more often the better, but I'm curious about how much would … [Read more...] about I work. Should I put my new dog in day care? My answer.
Mort the dog catches a couple feet of air at Carmel Beach, catching the frisbee. … [Read more...] about Wordless Wednesday: Air Dog
This blog post is partially in response to this article, A Dog Trainer Confesses: I Rarely Walk my Dogs. Right off the bat, I want to acknowledge that I understand the dog trainer is speaking about alternatives to a leash walk in order to exercise dogs. And I apologize in advance if I take anything else out of context. However, I think that the suggestions are appropriate for a … [Read more...] about This trainer encourages dogs to get outside their yard