Archive for August, 2018

Back-to-School Routines Can Be Rough on Your Dog

Posted on: August 27th, 2018 by Chris Shafer

Back-to-school can be a challenging adjustment period for everyone, including the family dog! After getting accustomed to having family members at home day after day during the summer, some dogs have a difficult time adjusting when they suddenly find themselves home alone. “Only dogs,” one dog in the family, can have an especially rough time…. Read more

The Porch Incident

Posted on: August 15th, 2018 by Chris Shafer

PORCH INCIDENT By Chris Shafer “There is no faith which has never yet been broken, except that of a truly faithful dog. ~ Konrad Lorenz “That dog wouldn’t let me on the porch!” This came from my co-worker Pete who had tried to set foot on my cabin’s porch while I was at work. “I… Read more

Get Outdoors and Get Going with Fido!

Posted on: August 5th, 2018 by Chris Shafer

If your goal is to spend more time outdoors and get some exercise, don’t forget your pooch; he or she will benefit from the exercise, too. (Remember, it’s always best to check with your dog’s veterinarian before starting an exercise program.) Here are some activities that you and Fido can enjoy together: Walking with your… Read more