Dogs

Good Bye Bodhi

Good Bye Bodhi

Photographs by Natalie Siebers and Basil Rodericks Bodhisattva Beasley-Sheer joined our family on June 26, 2012. You can only have one first dog, and Bodhi was mine. It’s not as if I hadn’t lived with dogs before. When I was...
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Pets

Pet-Friendly Thanksgiving: Gratefulness for Your Pet

Pet-Friendly Thanksgiving: Gratefulness for Your Pet

With Thanksgiving on the horizon, gratitude is at the forefront of many of our minds....
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Indoor Enrichment Ideas to Reduce Pet Boredom

Indoor Enrichment Ideas to Reduce Pet Boredom

Some pets aren’t exactly demanding when it comes to their environment, but they still enjoy...
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Adopt-a-Dog Month: Benefits of Dog Parenthood

Adopt-a-Dog Month: Benefits of Dog Parenthood

You know you want to bring a furry companion into your home. You’ve talked about...
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5 Most Googled Dog Questions

5 Most Googled Dog Questions

Dog lovers have loads of questions about their pets. Dog behavior can seem strange to...
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5 Common Cat Questions Answered!

5 Common Cat Questions Answered!

One in three households in the U.S. includes a cat among its family members. Cats...
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FIV/FeLV in Cats: What You Should Know

FIV/FeLV in Cats: What You Should Know

We hear a lot about feline leukemia (FeLV) and wonder if it’s safe for infected...
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Safe

Can Cats Eat Chocolate?

We have all heard, don’t feed a dog chocolate, but what about a cat? Can...
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Holiday Rawhide Dog Treats Are Dangerous!

Stop! Holiday rawhide dog treats are dangerous!  We totally agree with spoiling your pets over...
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My Pet Ferret – Are Ferrets Good Pets?

In 2020 we have seen a huge surge in people looking to adopt or purchase...
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Checklist For New Puppy

Are you thinking of a new puppy to join the family? What joy and love...
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Cat-Proof A Christmas Tree

Has this ever happened to you? You are super excited about Christmas and the day...
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Can Dogs Eat Orange Peels?

We have all heard that a diet filled with fresh fruits and veggies is a...
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Training

16 Things Your Dog is Grateful for This Year

16 Things Your Dog is Grateful for This Year

Gratitude is such a powerful emotion; I love taking time to consider the things in...
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Confessions of a Former Shock Jock Dog Trainer

Confessions of a Former Shock Jock Dog Trainer

This article was originally posted in March of 2019. I’ve updated it a bit for...
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Cues vs. Commands: The Importance of Language in Dog Training

Cues vs. Commands: The Importance of Language in Dog Training

Cues versus Commands: the importance of language in dog training As humans, the way we...
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What’s your dog’s lifestyle?

What’s your dog’s lifestyle?

What’s Your Dog’s Lifestyle? What lifestyle should your dog have? Are you supposed to change...
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Does Your Dog Need a Hobby?

Does Your Dog Need a Hobby?

Does your dog need a hobby? Would your dog simply enjoy trying something new? There...
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What You Should Teach Your Dog and Why

What You Should Teach Your Dog and Why

There are so many things you can teach your dog from basic manners to problem...
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