Dog Anxious On Car Rides? 5 Ways To Ease His Anxiety
My dogs LOVE car rides! All I have to do is ask “do you want to go ride?” and they run out to the car to hop in. This isn’t the case with all dogs, though. Is your dog anxious on car rides? If so, here are five steps to take to ease your dog’s […]Continue Reading
6 Tell-“Tail” Signs Your Dog Loves You!
Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us once again. Whether or not you have true love in your life, if you have a dog, then that just might be all the love you need! These lovable creatures are never at a loss for expressing their love to their owners. Here are six signs your dog loves […]Continue Reading
Resource Guarding in Dogs: How to Stop the Behavior
Usually, my dog J.R. is pretty easy going, with one exception. The presence of a Himalayan Chew Stick. J.R. would work on one of those for hours, but one day he set it down and I started to pick it up. He growled at me! Resource guarding has not been a problem before, this told […]Continue Reading
Dogs Roll In Smelly Stuff: Why Do They Do It?
Ever been walking with your dog and suddenly he begins rolling in something smelly on the ground? The May 2020 issue of Whole Dog Journal shares reasons why dogs roll in smelly stuff.. Disclosure: This blog post contains an affiliate link. We receive a small commission on goods purchased via this link, at no additional […]Continue Reading
Ways To Socialize Your Dog: 7 Alternatives to Dog Parks
I’ve never been a fan of dog parks. Going to dog parks is one of the ways to socialize your dog, but it can come at a high cost as we found out last week. A maltese mix, Ranger, was attacked by a larger dog at a local dog park. His injuries were so severe he […]Continue Reading
Dog Behavior: 5 Reasons Why Dogs Sit On Feet
There are many reasons dogs sit on feet. Is he pushy? A love bug? An anxious dog who doesn’t like to let his owner out of his sight? Let’s look at some common reasons our dogs sit on feet: Reasons Dogs Sit On Feet Dominance If you have a very dominant dog, he may sit […]Continue Reading
Dog Behavior: Dogs Do the Strangest Things!
Party Marty, your favorite feline, here! It’s Thursday. Not exactly my favorite day of the week, but it will have to do. At least I can take some time to further educate, enlighten, inform and entertain our readers. A people watcher at heart, I love to see what crazy things you humans do on a […]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
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
‘Speak Dog’ For Better Human-Canine Communication
With summer right around the corner, I’ve been thinking about activities to do with my dogs April and J.R. As I pondered activities to do with my dogs, I found some tips to help dog lovers build a stronger connection with their four-legged BFFs by learning to “speak dog.” OneMind Dogs [https://www.oneminddogs.com/], is a dog […]Continue Reading