Archive for August, 2012


Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails ?

I miss the Wagging little tail, I miss the plaintive, pleading wail; I miss the wistful, loving glance; I miss the circling, welcome dance! Henry Willet, Author A Whole Lotta Waggin’ Going On! Have you ever wondered what all the tail wagging is all about with your dog? Is it some kind of barometer? Does […]

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Free Dog–To Good Home Only

Prayer: “Dear Father, Hear and Bless, Your beasts and singing birds, And guard with tenderness, Small things that have no words.”                                         Free Ads  These types of ads  are very common in most newspapers today. In fact, […]

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Dog Thoughts

      Just because your dog is scampering around, running and playing –that does not mean that he doesn’t have a time of reflection and rememberance of past experiences. We know that dogs are smart, that’s why they can be trained for so many positions in life that are beneficial to us all. They are […]

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Christmas For The Horses

This is a story about horses and how they were treated many years ago. But, of course, some horses do not live the best of lives today, either. Horses are wonderful companions and many of us that love our dogs, also have horses in our lives. If you belong to a riding club, maybe you […]

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Chickens As Companions

Do chickens make good companion pets?    Yes, Virginia, chickens can be great companions. They really do have cute personalities. They are great garden companions, as they are very curious and will follow you around in your garden. Of course, they will peck the seedlings, so you will want to keep them away from your […]

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How To Train Your Dog To Be A Therapy Dog

  What Qualities Does Your Dog Need? Have you thought about taking your dog to assisted living facilities to be a therapy dog? Good dog training is the key. Actually, most any dog can be a therapy dog. We’ve all seen news segments about dogs that have been rescued from dog shelters, that were trained […]

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How To Easily Train Your Older Dog At Home

Teach an Old Dog New Tricks It’s been said that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Well, that’s not exactly correct. True, your older adult dog might be more set in his ways than a very young puppy who’s just exploring life, but all dogs can continue to learn new things even if […]

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Successful Dog Training

What do you want to TRAIN your dog to do? Successful dog training covers many topics. Do you need help with teaching your dog obedience commands? Or are you wanting to train an older dog, an adopted dog, or a therapy dog? Need help with housebreaking your dog? It has been said that you can’t […]

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Yorkie Terrier Dog –Urinary Problems

Yorkie Terrier Dog-Urinary Problems or Prostate There are a number of reasons that any breed of dog can develop urinary problems. Did you know this?  Urinary tract diseases are very broad based. My Yorkie Terrier began straining and having difficulty trying to urinate one Friday evening. He appeared fine all week and all day Friday […]

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Yorkie Terrier Dog Limping-Is It Slipping Kneecaps Known As Luxating Patella?

Have you noticed your Yorkie Terrier limping? If your Yorkie just recently jumped from a chair or maybe off of the bed, that could be the reason for the limp. Hopefully, the injury is not severe. However, it is advisable to prevent these little dogs from jumping off of anything. They have no dept perception, […]

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