It sounds like the Obama family has settled on a dog breed–a Portuguese Water Dog–and will be looking for a shelter dog in April. In our last contest, we asked what advice you would give the Obama family in selecting a dog…and you had lots of great advice! Some tips covered what type of dog … Read More about Tips for the Obama Family on Selecting a Dog
Who: Elio Age: 4 years old Breed: Lab What I Love about Elio: I enjoy the way he interacts with people. He has a very good nature. Contributed by Harriett Virginia, Tennessee
You’ll find numerous flea preventative products on the market but many dog lovers swear by a natural method: rosemary. It’s inexpensive, easy on your dog and environmentally friendly as well. To use rosemary as a flea preventative, begin by making a rosemary mixture. Add one teaspoon of chopped rosemary to near-boiling water to make a … Read More about Staying Flea-Free Naturally
Earlier this week, it was reported that actress Jennifer Aniston found and rescued a lost husky on Sunset Boulevard. All had a happy ending as the star of “Marley and Me” was able to calmly encourage the dog to come over until she could hold him by the collar while an onlooking photographer (there’s always … Read More about Approaching a Lost Dog
Just last month we told you about the Wisdom Panel MX DNA test we had run on our former shelter dog, Tiki. Well, the results are back: and they’re a total surprise! We had thought Tiki, a white with red ticking, 40-ish pound, smart, sweeter than sweet dog was a border collie mix. We believed … Read More about Our Dog’s DNA Results Received: With Surprises!
Getting ready for a move is a huge job–and it gets even larger when you consider the needs of your dog. From the comings and goings of strangers (from potential home buyers and real estate agents to inspectors and movers), he’s got a lot to deal with. You can make the preparations for the move … Read More about Preparing for a Move