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Why Won’t My Dog Lose Weight?

Why Won’t My Dog Lose Weight?

The other day, a friend of mine texted me about her dog's obesity problem. Why wouldn't her dog lose weight, she wanted to know? This was not a question of wanting her dog to look a certain way; rather, the dog weight loss journey had been started in the vet's office....

Dog Shaming

Dog Shaming

Dog shaming is such a thing these days. We’ve all seen the photos of the shame-faced dogs with signs in front of them explaining their misdeeds. Some of them are quite funny, because dogs do the strangest things! There’s the dog I heard about who likes to find his...

Mental Stimulation and Enriched Walks for Dogs

Mental Stimulation and Enriched Walks for Dogs

Most of us adopt dogs for reasons of companionship. However, the fact is that most of the breeds were developed to do a job of some sort. Without the ability to keep busy, it is no wonder that so many dogs get into all sorts of trouble- and who can blame them! Bored...

Getting Another Dog: Factors to Consider

Getting Another Dog: Factors to Consider

From time to time, my clients have asked me whether they should consider getting another dog. The question of whether or not to get a second dog is a complex one, with many angles to consider. Dogs are social creatures, and with owners who are at work all day, their...

Tips for a Safe and Fun Hiking Adventure with your Dog

Tips for a Safe and Fun Hiking Adventure with your Dog

If you love spending time outdoors then the idea of having a dog as your loyaladventure buddy is a no brainer right? Surely it’s every dogs’ dream to run wild and free in the backcountry with their master at their side? Well, yes. Most dogs probably would love that...