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Bananas: Healthy Dog Treat?
My dogs LOVE bananas! Every time they see me with one, they come over wanting a bite. I split the pointy end piece between them, their fruit bite of the day. I’m a big believer in feeding healthy treats, and bananas fill the bill. Health Benefits of Bananas For Your Dog They’re also rich […]Continue Reading
Dog Behavior: Your Dog Is Watching You
Ever notice your dog will steal food when you aren’t in the room? This dog behavior is known by many of us, but recent studies indicate there may be more to it than we realized. Background Studies conducted in 2009 by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology indicate dogs may use a higher […]Continue Reading
5 Steps to Keeping Your Dog’s Crate Clean
Our dogs often think of the crate as a safe haven, but he/she won’t enjoy crate time if the inside isn’t clean. Here are some recommendations for keeping dog crates clean: Launder Bedding Regularly When shopping for crate mats, look for ones that can be thrown in the washer or have a removable washable cover. Be […]Continue Reading
Sunny Obama: Series of Unfortunate Events
I was very upset to see that the Sunny Obama dog biting incident trending earlier today on Facebook. As the story was reported, an 18 year old White House visitor attempted to kiss (some sources reported pet the dog) Sunny, and Sunny bit her. Anyone vaguely familiar with dogs knows to NEVER get too close […]Continue Reading
How To Make Dog Training More Fun
Dog training is something you should enjoy doing with your dog not something that you dread. Training with your dog can be exciting when the light bulb goes off and the dog grasps the new exercise. It is just as exciting for the dog as it is for the trainer. Change Up The Order One […]Continue Reading
Client Tribute: Good-Bye Ms. Tippy, You Will Be Missed!
The hardest part of being a pet care provider is the passing of a longtime client. Unfortunately, this post is a tribute to a longtime dog walking client, Tippy (I nicknamed her TipTop), that passed away this morning. I met Tippy about three years ago. She was a black Pomeranian, lots of attitude wrapped up […]Continue Reading
Honor Your Dog’s Natural Instincts!
Regardless of dog breed or size, it is important to understand his instinctual needs. Tailoring activities to his breed characteristics will keep him content. Failure to meet the needs of his breed leads to an unhappy and ultimately destructive dog. The cesarsway.com website offers these suggestions to satisfy your dog’s needs and keep your home running […]Continue Reading
Resolving Dog Gastrointestinal Issues
Has your dog ever eaten something then suffered from diarrhea, vomiting or both afterward? Dog gastrointestinal issues are scary, and messy! So how can you resolve them, or determine if a vet visit is needed? Introduction Tubby (pictured above), a dog walking client, is a 14 year old diabetic Lhasa Apso, requiring two insulin injections […]Continue Reading
LAZY – Not Just Another Four-Letter Word for These Dog Breeds!
Party Marty here! Your favorite feline is back on the scene to dish …Continue Reading
Seeing Eye-to-Eye with Your Dog: Eye Care for Dogs
Just like you appreciate washing your face and keeping your eyes free from that nasty build-up in the corners, your dog appreciates clean eyes. As responsible pet guardians, it’s up to us to tend to dog eye care. Your dog can’t safely wipe his eyes with his paw. It isn’t safe for him to attempt […]Continue Reading