What Do You Think About Paid Leave for a Sick Pet?!

An article in the New York Times recently told of a woman who works at Sapienza University in Rome who asked for paid time off because her 12-year-old English setter needed surgery. “My dogs are my family, I had to … Continue reading

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I Think SoCal is Pretty Much Screwed This Winter

If you haven’t heard the news, we here in Southern California are finally starting to see the effects of the massive, gargantuan El Nino the likes of which we have not seen in our lifetimes. And I think it’s going … Continue reading

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Just when you think dogs can’t get any smarter…

How amazing is this!! Mother dog hides her puppies from raging forest fire As a forest fire raged near Valparaiso, Chile, a mother dog, named Negrita, was not able to move the nine puppies from danger. So she dug a … Continue reading

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I do not have Ebola (I think)

Back when it was just a foreign concept whose name was limited to public health journals and the occasional horror movie, my sister and I used to joke about Ebola. Every time we got the flu and felt like garbage … Continue reading

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Think Like Your Dog – A book review

Think Like Your Dog and enjoy the results by Dianna M. Young with Robert H. Mottram I’m not a dog trainer. I don’t even play one on my blog. Mostly I rely on my dogs’ strong verbal skills to keep … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: ADVICE ABOUT CRATE TRAINING A PUPPY – IT’S SO MUCH EASIER THAN YOU THINK!

Tracie Hotchner is the author of THE DOG BIBLE: Everything Your Dog Wants You to Know and THE CAT BIBLE: Everything Your Cat Expects You to Know. She is also a renowned pet radio host and producer, having spent 7 … Continue reading

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