Guilty or Not Guilty?

Does your dog feel guilty when she disobeys? Probably not, according to Alexandra Horowitz, dog cognition scientist and author. Yet we have all seen that guilty look, haven’t we? Head down, sad eyes, tail tucked, slinking away. Is that guilt?  Or is it a response...

Tail Wagging Tips – The Microchip

Your dog should have a registered microchip. Collars and tags are great and necessary; but think of the microchip as a safety net in the event the collar and tags get lost.  The microchip is about the size of a grain of rice and is...

Tips to Keep your Dog Safe in an Emergency

I had the pleasure of listening to Debra Jo Chiapuzio, founder of the Emma Zen Foundation, speak about emergency preparedness for our pets.  There are easy steps we can take now to protect our pets.  Here is what I learned. [caption id="attachment_802" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy...

Thankful for Dogs

Every day I am thankful for dogs.  I am grateful for their wagging tails and smiling faces.  I appreciate their love of life.  I am heartened by their enthusiasm each morning and their peaceful rest each night.  I am inspired by their resilience, strength, and...