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Terrier Dog Collars – Form, Fashion & Function

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

I am a sucker for terrier dogs. I just love the way they look. Terriers are very athletic in both their behavior and physique. And I love the way they are groomed – at least those that require regular grooming  (Staffordshire, Rat and Jack Russell Terriers are, of course, a few exceptions to this). Most […]

Retractable or Traditional – Which is the Best Dog Leash to Use?

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

Choosing the best dog leash for you and your dogs walking needs is just as important as choosing a dog collar. Why? Because your dog’s leash binds you to your dog every time you walk out of the door of your home. It is the most important dog travel tool you will ever own. It […]

Martingale Collar Training

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

Is Martingale Collar Training Right for You? Is martingale collar training the right technique for you and your dog? Well, it all depends on the dog and the training technique used. While some dogs learn quickly with the use of a traditional buckle-on collar & leash, others need a little more help. One tool that […]

Managing Your Dog’s Medical Care & Treatment

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

Like our own health, most of us do not think much about our dog’s medical care or emergency dog care & treatment until illness strikes. I’ve always been a lucky dog owner. I’ve had healthy dogs that have lived to ripe old ages with little to no medical intervention. I figured that if I exercised […]

Dog Walking – Lessons I’ve Learned

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

I have 4 dogs – two raised as pups, the other two rescues, and all of them terriers. One of my rescues, Wes, came to me with lots of baggage. He was food possessive, marked every corner and outpost in the house, would get manic when I would leave, and would escape out of the […]

Dogs and July 4th – Keeping the Holiday Safe

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

As one of the biggest party days of the year, it’s quite natural to want your dogs and July 4th to be a fun celebration. So long as you take a few precautions, there is no reason not too. We’ve listed 5 tips to help you avoid some of the more common accidents and problems […]

Photographing Your Dog – Three Simple Rules

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

Photographing Your Dog is not as tough as you might think For photographing your dog, you don’t need a fancy camera to get a great shot. Most digital or phone cameras in today’s market offer great resolution for both wYou don’t need a professional camera eb and print, making photographing dogs pretty simple. Here’s 3 […]

Do You Do Halloween Dog Collars or Costumes?

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

Like their human counterparts, all dogs seem to fall into two camps when it comes to Halloween – ones that like to be out and about on Halloween as a Trick or Treater, and ones that a bit more “spooked” by the festivities and prefer to stay home and help pass out the candy. How […]

Should I change Vets?

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

I’ve been using the same vet for about 6 years now for my dogs. Up until about 2 years ago he was a God to me. Smart, empathetic, seasoned, and affordable – what more could an owner of 4 dogs, and the occasional foster dog, ask for? Well, as I became more educated and experienced […]

Grooming Rescue Dogs

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

There were many topics on dog health and beauty that I could have written for this post, but I decided to keep it “real” with something that is near and dear to my heart, and part of my former profession – fostering and grooming rescue dogs. Most of the dogs I groom are far from […]