I’ve often wondered what we should do, on those rare occasions when your dog actually catches — but doesn’t kill — some form of wildlife. In our case recently, it was a couple of baby bunny rabbits. Here’s what I learned… and what we did.
Pet Predicaments & Warnings
Accidents happen when you least expect them -- usually as rare, once-in-a-lifetime occurrences. But you can be prepared. When reading each of the following pet scenarios, ask yourself 'What would I do?' Each of these tragic events could literally send your life into a tailspin if they ever happened to you, or your dog. So... what would you do?
Here are some interesting one-on-one confrontations that have occurred between our dogs and wild animals, and what you should do if your dog has a run in with wildlife.
A dog’s hearing is 10 times more sensitive than a human’s, so the fireworks are likely to cause your dog some anxiety, stress and fear. Here’s what you can do in the hours leading up to the fireworks. Plus, what to do if you notice your dog is overly stressed by the loud noises and bright lights.
Like most of you, I’ve always refrained from giving my dogs alcohol of any kind — beer or mixed drinks — knowing that alcohol and dogs just don’t mix. But you may not know that even ICE from a mixed drink could seriously harm your dog. Here’s what you need to know…
If your pet has sustained an injury that requires bandages or a cast until the affected area heals, then you will need to do everything in your power to keep that area completely dry until the bandages are removed. Here’s what you need to know…
Emergencies happen when you least expect them. Take the time to prepare now so your pet sitter AND your vet will know how to handle an emergency, in the event that you’re out of town and your dog needs help.
Have you ever tried to crate train an adult dog? Here’s how we turned our rebellious 3-year-old Black Lab/Golden Retriever mix from a crate-hating dog into a peaceful and happy crate-loving dog once and for all…
What follows is the somewhat interesting… somewhat comical… and somewhat informative story of Destin’s anything-but-routine neutering. Or, what we like to call ‘Destin’s Double Ballsectomy’.