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How Your Dog Would Choose Their Veterinarian

How Your Dog Would Choose Their Veterinarian

Most likely your pet cannot talk so, how do you choose a vet that is best for your pet when there are so many to choose from?

That's what we do here. We approach issues from the pet's perspective to help humans make decisions that are best for their pets. In this article I share with you some considerations to help you choose a veterinarian where your pet will be comfortable and cared for.

The Best Piece of Advice for a New Dog or Puppy

The Best Piece of Advice for a New Dog or Puppy

If you asked me what one piece of advice I would share with someone bringing home a new puppy or dog, what would it be?" This is it.

This one piece of advice will allow you to have flexibility in your schedule and make for a calmer, happier pup.

The most useful command for your dog.

The most useful command for your dog.

If I told you there is one command that is simple to teach and it will make your life easier while making your dog's life safer and happier all at the same time, wouldn't you want to know about it? 

I am sharing it with you today because as useful as this command is, not many people are using it or even know about it.

Top 3 Gifts for Dogs

One of my favorite things about Sydney is her curiosity. She remembers everything. If you get something new in your house she will notice and her ...

Should you get another dog? Senior Edition

Should you get another dog? Senior Edition
Dogs are social animals and most would be positively impacted by having a companion of the same species. However, every case should be looked at individually. There is more to consider with seniors. Use the following questions to help you weigh the pros and cons.

Senior Dog Fall Prevention & Simple Safety Tips

Senior Dog Fall Prevention & Simple Safety Tips
Instability will likely play a role in your senior dog's life. Your dog may struggle with strength and balance. In this post, I share some wisdom on how you can make things easier and safer for your companion.

10 Things to Consider When Adopting a Senior Dog

10 Things to Consider When Adopting a Senior Dog

Adopting a senior dog is rewarding beyond measure, but, it can also be tough to navigate. These tips will help you decide if it is right for you and they will help you when you are caring for a senior dog in your home.

5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Pet's Wellness

5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Pet's Wellness
As humans, we have to use our best guess as to what a sense of well-being is to our pets. Luckily we can use something called the dimensions of wellness to start to get a better understanding. After each one you’ll find my corresponding tip to begin improving your pet’s sense of well-being in a matter of minutes.

Time To Take On Ticks

Time To Take On Ticks
Taking on ticks is an important topic. Most of the prevention that is recommended are substances I choose not to use on my dog or myself.  Luckily, my approach to preventing bites is pretty simple.

The Matter of Manners: They Matter

The Matter of Manners: They Matter
Your dog's manners are more important than you think and it isn't about you, it's about them. Some people train their dogs so that it appears they ...

What does your dog's birthday mean to you?

What does your dog's birthday mean to you?
  Syd turned 9 yesterday. It wasn't our typical birthday celebration that revolved around outdoor activities like a nice long hike. There weren't l...

4 Things Your Dog Wants You to Stop

4 Things Your Dog Wants You to Stop
I know you love your dog just like I do, but, if we are honest, we do a lot of things that we might not really put to much thought into. Or, at ...