Category Archives: Dogs and Their Routines

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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It’s a Dog’s Life

Recently I got to thinking about what an ideal day for Abby and Ember would consist of; a day when they could make the rules, and when they could have anything their heart desired. First things first, you must know … Continue reading

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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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Pack of Paws – Doggie Daycare

I have always wondered what it would be like to own and run a dog daycare business in an environment other than in home-style boarding. How do people find great locations for doggie daycare? What are the things to take … Continue reading

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Time to Give Back

The idea for this post came to me magically while I was texting a client. The idea that came to me was the love we have for our dogs, especially as they go through their senior years. Ben is a … Continue reading

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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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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

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Why Do Dogs Counter-Surf?

We all have stories about dogs that counter-surf; sometimes when a dog does this the feat can be simply unbelievable. I am constantly amazed at the intelligence of dogs when obtaining forbidden food. Dogs often have their preferred working methods … Continue reading

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My Dog Loving Friend

Over 10 years ago, I needed a dog walker for our yellow lab. I was working away from our home, and knew she needed someone special to get her out, and excercised. Ann Brown was the perfect fit. She lived nearby, and was … 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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