My Tail Hurts From Wagging So Much
Thursday May 5th, 2011 at 10:31 PMOne of the biggest myths I run into when talking with pet owners is that only large dogs need to be trained. All dogs, regardless of size, would be well served by getting training. There are a few reasons for this, but in essence, your dog will only behave as well as you require her to. By doing some training early on, you'll teach the key basic behaviors (sit, down, etc.), which set the groundwork for a comfortable, well-behaved dog. An important term to remember--and avoid!--is... Tuesday May 3rd, 2011 at 07:00 PMI think I may have the only dog who will not go to the bathroom outside unless they are attached to a leash. Seriously. Part of this might be my fault because I worry -- almost to a fault -- that Toby will take off after a squirrel or run through the middle of the street to see a neighbor, and the whole situation will end badly. As a result, I rarely let him off his leash. I first noticed the odd behavior at the dog park. While other dogs would just stop and do their business, Toby would come... Tuesday May 3rd, 2011 at 12:39 PMCongrats to Lauren from Life With Claire on winning our Freezy Pup Kit Giveaway! This was one of out most popular giveaways! We would like to thank Heather Klemm, a California-based dog trainer who developed the very awesome DIY frozen treats, for making this giveaway available. Saturday April 30th, 2011 at 10:25 AMIn our quest to find a toy that Toby will not chew in seconds and actually play with, we thought it would be fun to give him this basketball. After several minutes of laughing, I decided to grab my video camera. Enjoy! We are adding this post to the Saturday Pet Blog Hop: Friday April 29th, 2011 at 10:19 AMWe're participating in DogTipper and CatTipper's Meet and Greet Party today. What a great idea, right? We all write a little about us and our blogs and then post our links to a party hosted by their website. So let me tell you a little about My Tail Hurts From Wagging So Much! The short version is everything really does happen for a reason. A series of weird events -- from finding Toby to winning a complementary registration to the first BlogPaws conference -- has led us here. My Tail Hurts...
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