This week we will be celebrating our nation's independence. For many of us July 4th is a day to party with friends and family as we toss those burgers and hot-dogs on the grill, fill the ice chest with beer, and stop at the corner stand and pick up some fireworks. But did … [Read more...] about 6 Easy Dog Safety Tips for July 4th
Health & Fitness
Breast Cancer in Dogs, Why You Should Be Worried
Today is June 8th and you know what that means, yes today is #Check8on8 ! Check the 8 on 8 is a simple reminder to check your female dogs teats for any abnormal growths that could lead to mammary cancer. The Statistics So why should you be worried about breast cancer … [Read more...] about Breast Cancer in Dogs, Why You Should Be Worried
Making Dog Agility Fun for Riley
For the past couple of weeks we have been saving money in preparation for our trip to the 2015 BlogPaws, for us that means taking a little break from our dog agility lessons that we drive 1.5 hours each way to attend. If you didn't know, here in Central California our gas prices … [Read more...] about Making Dog Agility Fun for Riley
Check the 8 on 8 – Breast Cancer in Dogs
Last month the Shih Tzu house was rocked with the news that Trixie's mammary tumor came back positive for mammary adenocarcinoma. The phone call was not the one I wanted to receive. I knew what the results were going to be when I heard my veterinarian's voice on the phone. The … [Read more...] about Check the 8 on 8 – Breast Cancer in Dogs
Canine Influenza: How Cautious Should You Be to Travel With Your Dog?
Canine Influenza as you may have heard is sweeping through Chicago and effecting household pet dogs. This virus is, at the time of this writing been documented in Illinois, and has now spread to additional to states including Ohio, Wisconsin, & Indiana. Residents … [Read more...] about Canine Influenza: How Cautious Should You Be to Travel With Your Dog?