Monthly Archives: October 2015

HALLOWEEN! You may love it – your dog (and cat or other pets) may not!

What has gone from a night where the end of the ancient Celtic year was celebrated has become a night of parties and activities for many.  However, what is Halloween like for our pets? If you take your two-legged creatures on … Continue reading

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Safer Tethering

Tethering is a controversial method of restraint. I have taught dogs to tether. I have used tethers. My husband and I were avid campers and hikers. Packing a small dog kennel is impractical and allowing a dog loose is dangerous. … Continue reading

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Not All Dogs Should Be Rehomed

This is actually two pieces I have written.  The first section was printed in the local paper in Oct 2015.  I have expanded on it for this blog.  The second part is a rant I did after a particularly bad … Continue reading

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It is Good to Play With Your Food

I give the beasts a little kibble in their bowls to buy time. As they eat, I go out back and scatter food throughout the yard. The monsters get a physical and mental work out. Bowls are just a means … Continue reading

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