Title: Second Hand Dog: How to Turn Yours Into a First-Rate Pet (See It Here) Author: Carol Lea Benjamin Publisher: Howell Book House; New York, NY; 1988 Category: TRAINING I thought I should start my websites book reviews with this book since LRR and other rescues and shelters often highly recommend it to newly adoptive canine parents. Being only … Read more “Second Hand Dog” Book Review
“Why on earth would anyone want to adopt a rescued dog? After all, aren’t they like used cars? Who wants someone else’s problems? If the dog is so wonderful, why would anyone give him away? If he was a stray, why didn’t someone try to find him? I’d rather buy a puppy, so I know … Read more Benefits Of Adopting A Pet From A Shelter
How I Healed* My Puppy’s Parvo, Without A Vet When our puppy Spot was five months old, my husband and I noticed he seemed a little out of sorts. On Wednesday he appeared to be fine then late that evening he started to vomit. On Thursday morning we woke up and Spot had bloody loose … Read more How To
Cure Heal Parvo Without A Vet – My Personal Story
Animal-lovers across the country have been busy trying to push puppy-millers off Craig’s List and Facebook. I applaud their efforts to make doing business more difficult for these scum. I’m a Craig’s List lurker: I read for a while until it makes me sick to my stomach, all the selfishness and greed, and then I stop … Read more Why Are Puppy Mills Bad?
So I was laying in bed with Jake a few weeks ago, and I was startled awake by a warm wet spot. My first reaction was to jump up, which made my heart race, and I was like “OMG! THERE’S A DOG PEEING IN MY BED!! MY DOG! What The #!@!” I tried to stay … Read more There’s A Dog Peeing In My Bed ~ Here’s How I Got Him To Stop!
I took the doggy to the vet a few weeks ago for a well-check and was shocked to find out that Jake weighed 62 pounds. He was so thin when I adopted him. It was obvious that he had gone a long time with no real feeding schedule. He behaved as if he did not expect … Read more Jake’s Overweight Dog Diet Plan
Contrary to popular belief, one “dog year” does not equal seven human years. We’ve seen many 20-year-old dogs in our business, but we have yet to even hear of any 140-year-old humans! The most accurate way to determine the relative age of your dog is to know the life expectancy of your dog’s breed. Small … Read more How Old Is My Dog in Human Years? It’s NOT What You’ve Been Told!
Soooo…. Let’s just say, in a totally hypothetical situation that you had some cats. And that these cats had fur. And that maybe you lived in a really drafty 2nd-floor apartment in an old Victorian house that was never really warm this past winter. So in this totally hypothetical situation, the weather starts to warm … Read more Hairless Cat