Phone Numbers for Pet Emergencies

Emergency Pet Resources You Should Have Bookmarked

Throughout the years of owning a dog, there are going to be times when you find yourself in need of one resource or another. Whether you are looking for information on your dog's vitals or information on toxin ingestion, I…
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Prong Collars, Shock Collars, Pinch Collars, Oh My!

I believe that the approach to training dogs should be the same as a doctor's approach to medicine - First, do no harm. I have always had excellent results when training dogs using this approach. If I have to use…
Backyard Breeding

What You Need to Know About Backyard Breeders and Puppy Mills

As the mom of a puppy mill puppy, I know firsthand the impact that unethical breeders have on the individual dogs that are part of their operation and the families that unknowingly support them. Today, I want to spend a…
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10 Things to Know About Having Senior Dogs

When you're preparing to bring a new puppy home, advice abounds. When that puppy becomes a senior dog or when you bring a new senior dog home, however, advice can be harder to come by. So today, I wanted to…
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The Cost of Owning a Dog

Once upon a time, my lumbering senior Labrador was a tiny, naked belly having, bundle. One thing my boy has never been, however, is cheap. If Jet was a person, he'd be the kind that ordered the 8lb, fresh Maine…
The Best Natural Anti-Inflammatory for Dogs

The Best Supplies for the Senior Dog

After yesterday's post, I was reflecting upon the time it has taken us to find supplies that work for our needs as a senior dog household.   There has been plenty of trial and error as we try to find…