Your Dog Has Epilepsy, Now What?

Your Dog Has Epilepsy, Now What?

We got Duke, a yellow lab, when he was six weeks old. We picked him out of the litter when he was just a couple weeks old, and we went to visit him every week until we could bring him home. He was more then just our ‘pet’, he was the newest addition to our family. It...
Owning a Small Dog: Common Myths and Misconceptions

Owning a Small Dog: Common Myths and Misconceptions

One of the major factors that people consider when they buy a dog is their size. Smaller dogs tend to be preferred for several reasons – they are more acceptable for apartment living, food and grooming cost significantly less, and the misconception that smaller dogs...
Should You Reward Your Dog for Misbehaving?

Should You Reward Your Dog for Misbehaving?

My Australian Cattle Dog, Tuggy, likes to lounge around. His preferred position is on his tummy, legs tucked beneath him, his head resting slightly on some sort of pillow. Whenever possible, the pillow is my wife Michele, or me. As soon as one of us lies down, Tuggy...
Easy tricks to train your dog

Easy tricks to train your dog

Everyone subconsciously knows how to train a dog. Those of us that ever had a dog did it and most of us don’t even realize it. And that is because we aren’t aware that puppies immediately, and older dogs almost immediately, recognize us as the alpha dog of the pack....