Doggone Times

June 23, 2017
All About Purebred Dogs featured

All About Purebred Dogs

As far as purebred dogs go, my favorites are Boxers, Rottweillers, and Labradors in no particular order. I just love large breeds so I already own these three, and I hope to one day own a Great Dane or a St. Bernard. May 1st is the National day set to celebrate purebred dogs. The most pronounced advantage of purebred dogs is their predictability. Like I have said above, I love […]
June 15, 2017
taking your dog out to dinner

Considerations to Make while Taking your Dog Out to Dinner

It’s a special day for you and your loved ones- maybe an anniversary, a birthday, or you are celebrating a promotion at work. You then decide to celebrate with a good meal, and feel compelled to take the whole family out, including the canine members. Here are a few ways to make the experience easy for everyone. First do your research and find out if the restaurant you want to […]
June 6, 2017
Celebrate your dog on National Best Friend featured

Celebrate your Pup on National Best Friend’s Day

I’m about to hit an age where most people feel the need to take stock on what they have achieved so far in their life, and I’m no exception. I decided to dig around the internet to see how others felt when they hit that age. On one board, a guy narrated how his life had been smooth after college but just when he thought he had settled into a […]
June 2, 2017
Dogs dream too

Dogs Dream too

I have very cheerful nephews, and they like to play with their favorite (smile) aunt because they think I’m an old lady, although the age difference is only eight years. One day one of them called me with a hushed voice and indicated that I should approach with stealth. I did as I was told and found the serious matter at hand was my sleeping Rottweiler male. On inquiring about […]
May 26, 2017
What to do on your dog Due Date

What to Do on Your Dog’s Due Date

In my younger days, I would get warned not to go near a dog while she was giving birth. I was also told that if I touch the puppies before they turned one week old, they would die. When I got older and finally got dogs of my own, I was determined not to lose a puppy, so I would pull all nighters helping a dog give birth. I would […]
May 18, 2017
Why dogs eat dirt and how to stop the habit

Why Dogs Eat Dirt and How to Stop the Habit

Your dog might have engaged in some pretty strange behaviors. Sometimes when he is nauseous he eats grass, and other times he may eat your favorite shoe especially during teething. But that’s not all the strangeness you’ll see yet. Sometimes dogs eat dirt, a habit that may be a real shocker to you. But why do dogs eat dirt? In humans, the most common reason people eat dirt is a […]