If you’ve been paying attention, you probably think the pet food aisle of your supermarket is the worst place to buy dog treats. You’d be right. But if you stay away from the pet food aisle, you can find dozens of healthy, inexpensive, and safe dog treats in your grocery store.
You may know the signs your dog is anxious when you leave him alone in the house. But what does separation anxiety look like when your house moves? And how do you transform separation anxiety to strengthen your relationship with your boat dog?
When I’m frustrated, my jaw tightens and I make aggravated, deep-throated utterances. When my dog Honey feels frustrated, she sits down and scratches. Frustration is our body’s way of telling us something. What does it teach us about dog training?
Whether you’re headed to the vet or heading out to sea, a confident pup is a happy pup. We’ve done several things to build our dog Honey’s confidence. They aren’t making movies about her yet. But I swear that wearing her life jacket, she bears a striking resemblance to Wonder Woman.
When Honey was a puppy, she had no idea what she was in for. She was going to be the subject of a training regimen usually only seen by service dogs. But sometimes the best dog training is the training that doesn’t happen. And it’s all because of our training mantra.
We’re early in a new year. Time to set training goals for my pup. But what more can I teach my Mary Poppins dog (practically perfect in every way)? Maybe it’s not the dog that needs training. Maybe it’s me.
Santa must be puzzling over whether our dog Honey will earn a piece of coal or a package of liverwurst. After all, what do you do if naughty and nice are the same thing?
Every time I hear the pop of a firecracker, I wince. Between Canada Day and U.S. Independence Day, millions of North American people and pets feel stressed and afraid of the sound of firecrackers. But even if your dog isn’t afraid of fireworks, there’s one thing you should never do.
Because we live on the water, it’s vital that our dog Honey knows how to swim. But even if you don’t live on a boat, knowing your dog can swim is important for summer safety. Here are a few tips on how to teach your dog to swim.
The Husband fills in this morning.