Episode 13: Grooming Your Dog Have you ever wondered what your groomer really wants you to know?  How to prepare for taking your dog to the groomer?  Questions you should ask and information you should provide?  What dogs don’t require that much grooming (if you hate going to the groomer!)?  Tune in and learn all about this important part of your “big hair” dog’s life! Book Review: “Herding Dogs: Progressive Training” by Vergil S. Holland – (link) Herding Dogs: Progressive Training is the only book of its kind to guide the owner toward training the complete herding dog. Whether you are involved in farming or ranching,Read More →

Episode 009: Picking the right Kibble Selecting the right kibble for your dog is a big decision.  Almost daily we hear about new types of dog foods coming out (gluten-free, grain-free, etc.), reports on obesity in dogs, and recalls of various dog foods.  Knowing what to feed and how to find a quality dog food is out topic this week! Book Review: “DogTown” by Stefan Bechtel – (Amazon Link) A national rescue organization with more than 200,000 members, DogTown is the area where dogs live at the nation’s largest companion animal sanctuary run by Best Friends Animal Society. This informative, inspiring book presents representative storiesRead More →

Episode 008: Separation Anxiety Many dogs suffer from separation anxiety.  This typically happens right after being left alone and symptoms can range from mild (restlessness) to extreme (trying to escape).  Join us for tips and suggestions for managing this difficult problem. Book Review: “Lad of Sunnybank”  by Albert Payson Terhune – (Amazon Link) A classic collection of tales concerning Lad the grand collie. Stories of courage and loyalty in the face of danger. Albert Payson Terhune is famous for his stories of brave and unique dogs.   Product Review: Rescue Remedy – available at Amazon and other major supermarkets. What is RESCUE Remedy? Trusted for generations, RESCUERead More →

Episode 007: Choosing a Vet Selecting a vet for your dog can be a huge undertaking.  Often you are unsure where to go, what to do and how to look.  Join us for guidance on making this difficult but important decision.  Book Review: Cornell University Resource – available at Animal Health Resource The review for this week isn’t of a book, but instead of a website.  The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine offers a list of excellent resources (as well as suggestions on how to evaluate a website) that can help with vet treatment for your dog.   Product Review: Pet Insurance – available at PetInsuranceRead More →