Monthly Archives: November 2013

Moving With Dogs Without Leaving Behind Your Sanity

Moving is stressful. But imagine seeing the person you depend on suffering from that level of stress, feeling their angst on top of your own fear, being taken to a strange place, and not knowing what’s going on. Welcome to … Continue reading

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Was That Treat Worthy?

I loved Alice’s comment on an earlier post. She joked that her dog tricked her into taking her to the vet so she could get the usual reward of a hamburger at the drive-through afterward. It does seem like some … Continue reading

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Beware of Being Pack Leader

I respect Cesar Millan tremendously for his dedication to healing the human-dog bond. I would, however, reconsider adopting the “pack leader” label he promotes. Labels fan the fire of our egos. Life can, and frequently does, douse that fire, destroying … Continue reading

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A Present from Senior Pets

I can’t believe in five years, Rico’s face has gone from this … … to this … He will only be six years old in January. Isn’t he too young for that? I like to think of myself as a … Continue reading

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The Martial Art of Dog Training?

Have you ever stood outside while it’s snowing, just watching the world disappear under a white blanket? Living in Virginia – born, raised, and still loving it – I noticed at an early age that as snow falls, the sounds … Continue reading

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