Blog Entries - September 2013

The Most Popular Names for Dogs and Cats

Posted on: September 27, 2013
Tags: Pet stories
When I hear that tagline for the new brand of fresh dog food that refers to “Fido”, I can’t help but wonder how many younger people have never even heard of a dog named Fido.  It got me thinking about the names we give our pets and read more …

Therapy Dogs

Posted on: September 21, 2013
Tags: Dog training
THERAPY DOGS   Have you ever heard of a “therapy dog”?  Do you know anyone who owns a therapy dog? Owning a therapy dog provides a wonderful service where owners take their “registered” therapy dog to visit nursing homes, read more …

How To Keep Your Dog Smiling

Posted on: September 13, 2013
Many if not most dog owners are not aware of the benefits of brushing their dog’s teeth along with providing a healthy diet and chew toys which also can support canine oral health. Dogs may not always have the freshest breath, but if your pooch has read more …

Coprophagia: Ingestion of Feces

Posted on: September 7, 2013
Tags: Pet health
COPROPHAGIA:  INGESTION OF FECES   Have you ever heard someone say “My dog eats its own poop”?  This certainly is an unpleasant thought; however, it is a common problem and is actually considered normal behavior in dogs. There read more …