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
I’ll get right into it so you can get going on the training: Train first thing IN THE MORNING. Yes, this is a solution to the problem. Don’t like it? Read on first. When I was starting out in the dog world I attended a class at the local dog club – in which there… Read More Can’t Find The Time To Train? Try This.
One day I was walking Ira down the street, which is normally very quiet and almost never has traffic or people walking. There happened to be a woman coming towards us down the middle of the road. I moved off to the side of the road, somewhat away from her to give her space in… Read More Please Ignore My Dog
We all have busy lives. Some days we get worn out and have no energy left for anything enjoyable. This can occasionally include spending time with our dogs. I have this issue from time to time as well, but I don’t let it get me down when I can’t give my dogs all the attention they want. There… Read More What I Do When I Don’t Have Time To Spend Time With My Dogs
This past Sunday, we ended up on a gravel back road, on a nice sunny day. Even though the weather was not at all hot, the sun affected all the dogs on our short hike. When we got back to the van, all the dogs drank water heavily. The temperature was about 17 degrees C or… Read More Caution For First Hike With Dogs