Posts Tagged ‘dog’

Panic over my old dog with bad teeth!

This post is about the panic we had over my old dog with bad teeth. One of the things you need to consider when choosing a dog (yes, even before you GET a dog) is that if there is an incovenient time to do something, they’ll find it.

Are We Over-Vaccinating Our Dogs?

I have a question for you. Are we over-vaccinating our dogs? Read my thoughts and add to the debate!

Care for Dogs and Puppies at Puppy Farms

For many years, dog lovers all over the world have been duped into buying dogs and puppies from puppy mills without knowing what it is they support. Please make sure you’re not one of them.

12 Tips For Successful Dog Rescue And Adoption

Today I thought I would give you 12 tips for successful dog rescue and adoption. This was prompted by several meetings with a border collie near where I live. Follow these tips to adopt a cross or a pure breed and you’ll be on the right track.

Living With An Older Dog

It’s official. Vinnie is old. At 11.5 human years (80.5 human years), he has decided it is time to take things easy. So I decided to do an article on living with an older dog, covering Vinnie’s health, exercise and food issues.

Choosing an Ethical Dog Breeder – A Breeder’s Own Words

There will always be a market for puppies. My challenge is to help you choose a dog breeder who is ethical and supportive, as well as choose the right dog. These words from Gabriel Valdez beautifully sum up what you need to look for.

Choosing My First Dog – Vanna The Dobermann

I thought today I would say something about Vanna, my first dog as an adult. Here are some early lessons I learned about choosing a dog, and choosing from rescue, as well as Vanna’s personal story from her all-too-short life.

Dog Walks In Autumn

Dog walks in autumn can be some of the most beautiful. So I thought I would share some great autumn shots from a few years ago. These were taken in woods near Hambleden, in the Chiltern Hills.

Think About Day Care Before You Get A Dog

One key thing you must consider before you get a dog is proper care for it during the day. Working households can make great homes but need to plan and budget for this beforehand. Here are some key tips for getting a happy dog at home.

Getting A New Dog Or New Puppy Requires Effort

So few people think about their dog’s long term quality of life or how much effort this requires when getting a new dog or new puppy. So here’s how this blog came about and 3 key stages which require your effort before reaching “Life Is Good”.