Monthly Archives: June 2012

Should I Get My Dog Neutered?

Should I get my dog neutered? This is a controversial topic.  Many people feel that all dogs and cats should be neutered.  Others disagree. There appears to be some health benefits in having dogs neutered. I have always heard that … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Dog to Roll Over

How to train your dog to roll over Teaching your dog to roll over is not absolutely essential.  In my opinion, it does two things.  First, it’s a cute little trick that will impress your friends. Secondly, it helps to … Continue reading

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How to Get a Dog to Come When Called

How to get a dog to come when called This is definitely not as easy as it sounds.  Dogs can become easily distracted.  They can become very involved with playing with someone else or other dogs. It can be extremely … Continue reading

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Are There Dog Cone Alternatives?

Dog cone alternatives I’m sure you know what I am talking about.  If you are a dog owner, you have probably needed to have one of those hard, plastic cones placed around your dog’s neck. I must say that these … Continue reading

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What are the Best Dogs for Children?

What are the best dogs for children? I have always heard that specific breeds of dogs get along best with children.  In particular, Labrador Retrievers and Golden Retrievers do very well with kids.  I’ve seen these breeds of dogs with … Continue reading

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A Lost and Found Puppy – A Story with a Happy Ending

A story of a lost and found puppy Fortunately, this story has a happy ending.  The story involves a truck driver and a very cute 9 month old Yorkie. 

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Tips for Training Your Dog to Get Along with Young Kids

Tips for training your dog to get along with young children Many dog owners are confronted with this issue at some point.  If we own a dog and have a young child, it is critical that they get along well … Continue reading

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You Can Help Control Salmonella Food Bourne Illness for Pets

Salmonella food bourne illness for pets The FDA appears to be taking steps towards controlling food bourne illness in humans.  But there is little being done to prevent this type of illness in our pets.  The good news is that … Continue reading

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Adopting a Shelter Dog, Even One That is Untrained

Adopting a shelter dog is not always easy. Many of them are in the shelter because they have not been trained properly.  It’s important that you know this ahead of time before you adopt one. 

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