All About Puppies

I meet a lot of puppies in my puppy classes even though it’s been more than 10 years since I raised a puppy of my own. We know even more now about puppy development – and have many more resources available. But the key principles I relied on when raising Onchu are still valid today. […]

Who’s That Dog

Although National Pet Identification Week is over it is always the right time to ensure your dog has proper identification.  One of my favorite ID sources is the fun dog tags here. And if their hundreds of cool designs aren’t enough for your sense of expression,  you can also design your own. Can’t get any […]

Belly Bands

I never heard of a belly band until a few years ago. If you don’t know what I’m talking about it looks like a fabric belt around the waist of a male dog. It is intended to stop inappropriate urination, like leg lifting. Go here to see a picture. I most often see them on […]

Just Say Yes

I was talking to a friend today. She was frustrated because she had agreed to do something that she really doesn’t want to do. So I gave her the “just say No” pep talk. Say No to drugs, say No to the second dessert, say No to the favor you really don’t want to do. […]