What your dogs are saying

Some dogs are bred to bark (hello chihuahua) and some do not (did you say Basenji?) Yet all dogs bark at some point, and here’s what they are saying (quoted from K9 magazine): (1). Continuous rapid barking, midrange pitch: “Call the pack! There is a potential problem! (2). Barking in rapid strings of three or…

Opt to Adopt! Older dogs need love too!

This is reprinted from PACC 911’s website.  This is valuable information for anyone looking to adopt a new dog.  Shelters are having a tough time placing older dogs, perhaps because we haven’t considered the following: 1. What You See Is What You Get Older dogs are open books—from the start, you’ll know important things like their…

No more puppy mills in malls!

Reported by Fox 10 12/2011: “A big change is happening at pet stores inside many major shopping malls across the valley –and it’s giving thousands of animals in our state — a second chance at life. One of the biggest shopping mall owners in the country and here in Arizona will no longer be allowing…

Giggle for parents of 2 & 4-legged kids!

Too cute not to share!: An older, tired-looking dog wandered into my yard. I could tell from his collar and well-fed belly that he had a home and was well taken care of. He calmly came into my house, curled up in the corner and fell asleep. An hour later, he went to the door,…