Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - The world as the dogs sees it. Of the myriad questions that ramble through a dog lover’s mind, perhaps the most frequent is: ‘Do dogs dream?’ And if so, what do dogs dream about? Well, the science has answered, the dogs dream about YOU! “What we’ve basically found is that dogs dream doggy things. Show More Summary
Here’s an opportunity to test your knowledge about intestinal parasites. Be sure to send your responses to me your responses to me and I will enter your name into a book drawing. If selected you will receive a... Read More
Mr. Willie is ten years old now, in spite of my incantations to the spirits to keep him eternally young. I’ve retired him from sheepdog competitions, which I’m sure was a good decision. But it also means that every day I walk back to the house after Maggie and I have a long training session, […]
Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - The world as the dogs sees it. In this guest post by Feedoh, the dog who prides (like us) on her poetess of a human, Mahima, we come to terms with what the dog knows… It’s almost a new year, but some things aren’t really going to change: 1. Show More Summary
Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - The world as the dogs sees it. There’s something magical about Istanbul and cats. From the city streets that are brimming with kittens to the fleece-lined cardboard boxes with food & water at the cross-sections. Show More Summary
Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - The world as the dogs sees it. Ever wonder how it feels like yesterday when you think of that autumn evening you brought the little fur ball home? The thing about time is it hits you when you aren’t looking. Show More Summary
Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - The world as the dogs sees it. It is October already. The scars of the summer earmarked. Roller skates put to upper shelves, unsent letters tucked beneath mattresses I can find no dreams upon. Leisurely reads wading way for anthologies. Show More Summary
Willie, Maggie and I spent the last three days in sheepdog heaven at a Patrick Shannahan clinic, reveling in fall colors, great dogs, good company and the always brilliant advice of Patrick. I love working with him for his benevolence, his clear explanations and his gentle insistence that our dogs do what’s right without us […]
A dear friend of mine just entered hospice care. After a courageous battle, she is finally surrendering to ovarian cancer. In a conversation shared yesterday, she told me that she wants her beloved horse Partner to go to... Read Mor...
Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - The world as the dogs sees it. American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has been revered by many as the greatest living poet, yet the announcement of him winning the Nobel prize in literature for 2016 has ruffled many feathers. Show More Summary
You can keep a dog from jumping on people by considering, not only the dog's behavior, but typical responses that people make.
In 2014, Dr. Sophia Yin, a gifted and universally revered veterinary behaviorist, took her own life. Her passing sent shockwaves through the veterinary and dog training communities and reignited intense interest in mental health issues amongst veterinarians. There... Read More
I can’t begin to count the number of times I’ve heard “A tired dog is a good dog.” We all know the point is that under-exercised dogs often get themselves into trouble… chewing, pacing, or pondering ways to get online and order dog toys with your credit card. True, as far as it goes (except […]
Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - The world as the dogs sees it. The Turkish capital surely knows how to celebrate feline royalty. Few weeks ago, we learnt about the the cat lady who feeds over 350 stray cats everyday and now in another endearing act Istanbul ensured that it’s most famous cat got herself immortalized in city’s cultural landscape. Show More Summary
Both dogs and children imitate the behaviors that they see, however dogs are less likely to imitate behaviors that are not relevant to completing a task.
After five and a half years of work, my memoir is done, and, amazingly, available for pre-order from the book sellers below. I say “amazingly,” because the book isn’t due out until February 21st, 2017. Now I understand a bit better why we see trailers for movies “Coming Soon!”–in eight or nine months. (I’m not […]
Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - The world as the dogs sees it. Beyond the human casualties, a war has many more victims. Grave losses that can’t be quantified ? childhoods lost, lives uprooted, homes destroyed and the most overlooked of them all, the animals. Show More Summary
A dog can learn how to make and use specific sounds for communication simply by observing other dogs
Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - The world as the dogs sees it. Dog lovers know how annoying the ticks can be to their dogs. These tiny parasites, resembling spiders, attach themselves to the fur of the pets and suck on blood. If left too long or not removed entirely, ticks can cause some serious diseases like hypersensitivity, anemia or tick fever. Show More Summary
Meet Colby. Colby was adopted by my friend Renee at about seven months of age. She came up from the south, parentage unknown. Renee was curious, and so sent off a DNA sample to the folks at Wisdom Panel® to see what they had to say about her heritage. […]