Category Archives: Dog and Owner Pet Peeves

My 100th Post

As I sit here at the computer I cannot believe I am writing my 100th and last post for dogstwentyfourseven. This blog means so much to me and has been a labour of love. I decided that I would like … Continue reading

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Dogs Jumping On People

Dog ownership leads to a lot of unpredictable moments; this makes for good storytelling. If you have a dog, or know a family with a dog there are often great “tails” of things taking a sudden turn for the worse. … Continue reading

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Dogs and Skunks – Not The Best Pair

My cousin Martha is a dog lover, too. We certainly inherited the “dog gene” from our Grandmother Ruth Allen. Martha jokes that I inherited the “dog gene” tenfold! Martha had some up-close and personal experiences with her dogs and skunks … 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

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Can Dogs Get Poison Ivy?

“Leaves of three, let them be” is a quote that I know personally very well. I have experienced a reaction to poison ivy probably a dozen times over my lifetime. The last time I got it, the predictable rash appeared … Continue reading

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Tips for Brushing A Dog’s Teeth

We have a Labrador, who, at thirteen, has never had her teeth brushed. We were aware of the importance of dental hygiene, but had never climbed on board, so to speak. Fortunately, she has been blessed with a clean bill … Continue reading

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Car Rides With The Dog

My job involves driving dogs to the off leash park daily. I try to make their commute as fast as possible, knowing that their bladders are full, and that their fun  is at the park, rather than in the car. … Continue reading

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Your Dog Walking Route

Going for a walk with your dog can be a gift for many reasons; physical fitness for you and your pooch, great thinking time when alone or maybe a chance to meet up with a friend to chat. My dog-walking … Continue reading

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Dogs and their Daily Routines

Most of our family dogs have routines; some we have created for them, and others they come up with themselves over time. Dogs and children are very alike in many ways; consistency in their lives certainly helps with the household … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Dogs and Their Digging

I have observed many dogs digging over the years and find the behaviour quite interesting to figure out. There are a variety of reasons dogs dig and some solutions for owners. The main reason is certainly in their DNA. Thousands … Continue reading

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