The Cool Runner Aluminum Dog Pen Review – Thumbs down

The Cool Runner Aluminum Dog Pen Review – Thumbs down

I came across this product, Cool Runner Pro Series Aluminum Dog Pen and thought I had found the dog pen of my dreams! Lightweight Collapsible Vertical only Bars! Voila! The PERFECT PEN! Thinking that this enclosure would be my savior I put the hefty price tag aside...

Do You Really Need to Surrender Your dog?

I’ve been in dog rescue for many years. I can honestly say that I have heard every excuse people have for deciding not to keep their companion dog.  I understand “Things happen”, I do. It’s the amount of commitment on the part of the owners...

New Outdoor Toys by Kurgo

Kurgo who is known for their travel and outdoor pet products is now offering outdoor dog toys inspired by popular yard games. These toys are meant to get families and their dogs outside and playing together!  “Our new line of toys are made to be as much fun for the...

3 of My Favorite Dog Blogs

The Daily Pip by Kristin Avery www.thedailypip.com Love all of the rescue stories and her passion for the special needs dogs   Dog Tipper – The Dog Blog of Pawzaar by Paris Permenter & John Bigley www.dogtipper.com This couple blogs about everything! They...

Fun Trick to Teach Your Dog! “Sit up Buddy”

We wanted to dedicate this blog post to teach you how to train your dog to sit up like a human. ‘Sit Up’ Buddy: Training Your Dog To Sit Like You The trick of sitting up is easily taught to small dogs but should try not be included in a big dog’s...

Understanding Your Dog, A Guide to Successful Training

Problems between dogs and their caregivers arise from a multitude of reasons, most of which can be avoided.  Inconsistent training, expecting too much too soon, harsh or inexperienced handling and negligence are responsible for the majority of ongoing canine behavior...

The Dreaded Decision, When it’s Time to Say “Goodbye”

I’ll start out by saying this question has always haunted me. My very first dog lived to be 17 1/2 yrs old. Towards the end she became incontinent and needed to wear a diaper, at 16 she lost her sight and at 17 1/2 she had a stroke. I would ask my vet every step...