Wednesday, March 29, 2017

7 Spring Safety Dangers You Haven't Considered


You know the usual pests to look out for when the ground begins to thaw and leaves make their return to the trees.  Snakes, ticks, and fleas top the list of potential dangers when it comes to being proactive in keeping your pets safe.  But have you considered the risks of dog park bullying and accidental ingestion of Easter chocolate?  Let’s brush up on some other springtime threats before the seasons change.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Barking Blues


Our dog was a barker when she was a puppy.  She did not bark when someone came to the door or when she saw a squirrel outside, she barked seemingly out of the blue.  She would come into the room where we were watching tv or having a conversation and just bark at us.  So, we bought Soggy Doggy (a spray bottle in the shape of a dog) and squirted her with water.  Looking back it seems so inhumane, but we were at our wit’s end.  We didn’t know what to do to stop the annoying barking!  Did it work?  No!  In fact, sometimes I think it made it worse.  So, what to do when your dog barks incessantly and you just can’t get him to stop?  Well, first let’s get to the bottom of why your dog barks.