If Dogs could Talk?

What if your dogs could talk? What would they say? Would they agree with you? Would they use sarcasm? Dogs have remarkable emotional intelligence. They are extremely proficient at reading body language and emotion. Heidi can tell when we are leaving and will often go into her crate before we give her the command simply…

Vacation without the Dogs? I miss them!

I’m on vacation. The first family vacation in a while away from home and the dogs. I had to put them in the Kennel. It isn’t too bad since I pay extra for a large kennel that Heidi and Thumper can be together in. They get the same food and great care. But I find…

Philosophy of Having a Dog

Why do you want a dog? What are you looking for in a dog? What expectations do you have that your life will change after you have a dog? How committed are you to making the dog relationship work? The answers to these questions will determine what kind of dog owner you will be and…