One Dog Or Two

We have all wondered about getting a playmate for our lonely dog. Maybe the dog needs more dog time..more wolf pack time. Won’t that take away from my time with my beloved. I pondered it many times. I want my dog to be happy, but am I happy? What to do? Get two! We got[…]

Iditarod Coming To A Finish

Getting ready for the finish on Front Street. Lights are being set up for tomorrow’s First to Nome. The live broadcast is forcast to begin some time tomorrow (Tuesday) early afternoon. We’re less then a day away and three time Champion Lance Mackey is trying to do what no one has ever done in the[…]

Puppy Time Is Here

It’s puppy time in many parts of the country. Spring is almost here and many new dog owners will be blessed. Make sure you listen to your breeders suggestions and tips. Get a handbook to help you along and always keep your cool. Puppies take work, persistence and insistence. Be prepared, plan out your schedule[…]

Think about it…

Okay, so we all love our pets. A lot. Enough to let them sleep in our beds. And while our pets are very lovable, one needs to consider where they wander. Most are curious, inquisitive, especially puppies. On a rainy day they come home covered in mud. When out for a walk they come back[…]

April Showers Bring…

As the well-known, oft-quoted saying goes “April showers bring May flowers.”  However, what was never considered was the fact that April showers also bring in muddy paw prints.  We all love our pets.  They’re cute, they’re playful, and they’re even incorrigible.  But sometimes, when we’re picky, muddy paw prints can get on our nerves.  Don’t[…]

No Longer Alone

Many elderly folk, who feel lonely, would do much better with a dog as their companion. While dogs can sometime be a hassle, they are very good at brightening up a bad day and provide plently of companionship for the lonely. Don’t feel like talking to people? Talk to your dog. It’ll listen to you[…]

Sleeping with Dogs Unhealthy!

According to an article by Science Daily, sleeping with your dog in your bed is a health risk. Dogs snore, want to be let out at night, and can be very disruptive. We all need our sleep, and no one wants to be cranky the next day. Dog beds are recommended as a comfortable solution[…]

Jealous Dogs

Dog owners that have two (or more!) dogs tend to find that their dogs will become jealous of each other.  Each will clamour for attention, begging to be petted just as much as the other.  Small dogs especially can become very competitive for their owners’ attention. Just remember, though, that you have more than one[…]

The Wolf in Dog’s Clothing

The dog I own, a golden retriever-black lab mix, tends to act more like a wolf than a dog.  Life most predators, she goes for the tasty prey, the little animals that enjoy exploring my backyard.  Every time I go to let her outside, I have to make sure that there are no “tasty” squirrels[…]