A Dog’s Work vs. Vacation

A Dog’s Work vs. Vacation

Do you work before you get a vacation?  Are you tired when you get home after a long day at work?  Has your day been mentally taxing?  Were you using a lot of brain power?  Does anyone feel sorry for you for putting in a good day at work? Well, dogs need work too…

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Fear’s Effect on Dogs

Fear’s Effect on Dogs

Often, dogs who have a bad story, or have dealt with someone with a negative personality, become fearful. In these situations, a great offense is a great defense. Let’s put you in the position of your dog. If you have been conditioned to associate a situation with something negative, you will be nervous when it is presented to you. You may have an offensive reaction at just the thought of it…

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Seasonal Pet Allergies

Seasonal Pet Allergies

It’s that time of the year again, and while you may be noticing the changes in the plant life, you might also be noticing some unpleasant changes in your four-legged friends. While your pet can be sensitive to allergens all year round, it is said that about 10 to 20 percent of dogs show signs of Spring time allergies. Just like humans, our pets can be very sensitive to outdoor allergens such as trees, grass and weed pollens, dust, house and storage mites, fleas, and indoor and outdoor molds…

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