Monthly Archives: August 2012

Heart Ache After Your Dog Dies

When I am out walking dogs I have the opportunity to meet many new people. Sometimes it is just a pleasant hello, or a nod of a head as we pass one another. Other times a complete stranger will want to pat … Continue reading

Posted in Adding a Second Dog to Your Home, Children and Dogs, Death of a dog, Dog Walker Helping others | Tagged , | 13 Comments

Why are dogs afraid of vacuums?

Our Labrador is terrified of any vacuum; she has been this way for as long as we can remember. Just the sight of the vacuum being brought out for use has Abby quickly leaving the room despite her old age. … Continue reading

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Should your dog sleep in your bed?

When dogs come to board at our home one of the questions I ask their owners is where their dog sleeps in their house. I can tell immediately from a dog owner’s facial expression whether the dog sleeps on or … Continue reading

Posted in Children and Dogs, Dog and Owner Pet Peeves, Dog Boarding in Home, Dog Collar, Dog Favorite Place, Two different dogs in a home | Tagged | 9 Comments

Children and Dogs

I consider myself very blessed that I have been around dogs for all of my life. I am a firm believer that all children, at some point in their lives, should experience owning a pet. Dogs are a front-runner for … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the dog, Children and Dogs, Death of a dog, Dog Running Away From Home, Dogs and Their Routines, Dogs At The Cottage, Dogs Digging, Mixed Breed Dogs, Senior Dogs, Two different dogs in a home, Your Dog Gene | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment