New year, new things to do – or write about – in my case. This blog has always been ALMOST strictly about training the difficult breeds, and it still is, because there are still some who don’t believe that certain breeds are easier to train. But life is much more than just training, and in… Read More What Is Right For Your Dog?
Feeding your dog a raw/real food diet doesn’t have to be more complicated when travelling. The key to doing it properly is to be prepared, just like when you’re at home. When you’ve been feeding this way for a while you will have a feel for what your dog needs and what you need to… Read More Road Trips With The Raw Fed Dog
This July, my Ira, who is two years old now, was diagnosed with a mild form of Mega-Esophagus. This is simply an enlargement of the esophagus which makes it difficult for the dog to swallow food. It can be in only portions of the esophagus, (or in one part as in Ira’s case thankfully) or… Read More Dealing With Mega-Esophagus In Dogs
This article was originally published in December 2017. Since then I have learned much more about conditioning my dogs and how to prevent injury by taking many classes on the subject. While I am still not a vet or a canine physiotherapist, I am sharing my knowledge so that others can possibly learn from my… Read More Preventing Mobility Issues In Your Livestock Guardian Dog
Our Experience When my second oldest dog Finn was about 14 years old, she suddenly started staggering around the house and yard. She couldn’t walk straight and she was bumping into things. She also had a head tilt and when you looked at her eyes you could see they were flicking back and forth. I… Read More Vestibular Syndrome In The Elderly Dog