Category Archives: Dog Sleeping

Motherhood and Dogs

Today’s post is a tribute to mothers of both the two- and four-legged in honour of Mother’s Day. My daughter Emily suggested that I write about the similarities of raising a dog and a child. After giving this topic some … Continue reading

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Dogs and their favourite toys

When dogs arrive to board in our house they bring along one or two favorite toys from home. I always find it interesting if they will treasure these prized possessions while staying with us, or ignore them altogether. What makes … Continue reading

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Ember’s Follow Up

This week marks the eighth week our new dog, Ember, has been living with us.  I am delighted to say that our choice to adopt an older dog was a wonderful decision! Our family is smitten with her, as is … Continue reading

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My Local Pet Store – PetSmart

When I was a child I wish there could have been a pet store like PetSmart to wander through with my dog and family members. When I walked in today to pick up some dog food I realized that there … 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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Can Dogs and Other Pets Get Along?

When I was growing up I was very lucky to experience a dog in my family, and many other family pets along the way. To me, it was quite normal to have the family pets all co-existing under one roof. … Continue reading

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Pride Rock- Your Dog’s Favorite Place

The family dog is very similar to the lions in the wonderful movie The Lion King. Our families coexist with the family dog similar to a pride of lions – living, eating and sleeping close to each other. I believe … Continue reading

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Passing the Grade

I board dogs for families when circumstances arise where the pooch cannot tag along. Some families head south, while others ski. Many leave to visit their family outside of Toronto, are gone for an entire day, or they are in … Continue reading

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Dog Sleeping Beauties

Something I find very endearing about all dogs is their “Sleeping Styles.” We as humans are classified as side, back, stomach or a combination of any of these sleep positions. I personally love to sleep on my back to start … Continue reading

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Dog and Owner Pet Peeves

I was thinking the other day that we often tell others things that our dogs do that bother us. However, when you think about it, this simple fact could be flipped around. We complain about our dogs waking us up … Continue reading

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