Tag: Owning a Dog
Taking Your Dog to Work: Good or Bad?

Taking Your Dog to Work: Good or Bad?

The most important thing when you’re considering bringing your dog to work is to first find out if your employer has a policy about this subject. I would also suggest making sure ...

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Paranoid Dog? My Dog Still Doesn’t Trust Me After 10 Years

Paranoid Dog? My Dog Still Doesn’t Trust Me After 10 Years

My Dog Thinks the World Conspires Against Her My dog is a small female shih tzu and she’s ten years old. She’s cute, funny, smart, and pretty much a conspiracy theorist. Most ...

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Dog Growling: Serious or Just Play?

Dog Growling: Serious or Just Play?

As anyone having heard a growling dog will tell you, there is a clear message being conveyed. Growling is one of the pivotal conversational methods dogs employ to warn others away ...

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Avoiding and Surviving a Dog Attack

Avoiding and Surviving a Dog Attack

On a rainy day, I came home from school to the house I was renting with five other girls. Slightly wet and dressed in black, I opened the door. Suddenly, my roommates’ dog came ...

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What Causes Dogs to Behave Badly?

What Causes Dogs to Behave Badly?

It’s a fact that most dogs have bad behavior. Expecting a dog to behave well is like expecting a child to behave well, it’s just not realistic. Dogs in many ways are exactly like ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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How to Choose the Best Doghouse for Your Pet

How to Choose the Best Doghouse for Your Pet

Is it time to purchase, or build, a doghouse for Fido or Fifi? Don’t just run out and grab the first doghouse that catches your eye. A trip to the lumber store may be in order, ...

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Is a Springer Spaniel the Right Dog for You?

Is a Springer Spaniel the Right Dog for You?

With those big brown eyes and long shaggy ears, Springer Spaniel puppies are just begging to be taken home with you! While they are a loving and loyal breed, only a family that is ...

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What Do You Do when a Dog Finds You?

What Do You Do when a Dog Finds You?

I was in the bedroom changing out of my Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes when my dogs started barking, running around, and acting like the house was on fire. I couldn’t very well go ...

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