Doggone Times

June 3, 2016

The Pros of Having Your Dog Indoors

As faithful as a dog. That’s one of the first simile kids learn in school. This is because dogs dedicate themselves with their all, probably unlike any other animal or even fellow human beings. It’s for this reason that dogs are now not just pets, but an important part of the family.
May 29, 2016

My Dogs and Kids: Benefits of Raising them Together

When Ginger barks, everyone listens. When Lulu plays, no one wants to stay still, and when Buster gives affection, no heart can remain solid. That’s the joy of having dogs in our house, and the joy has been spread to our kids.
May 25, 2016

Swooned over Sushi

You know how they say the shortest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach? Courtesy of a stray kitty, I now know the even shorter way to a mother’s heart; her kids. This stray kitty that landed on our doorstep one rainy morning must have known the easiest way to warm her way into my heart.
May 21, 2016

Maintaining Peace in a Multiple Dog Household

Keeping peace in a multiple dog household becomes a challenge because of the way dogs live with each other. Dogs are pack animals,and within each pack there are levels where every dog fits; the alpha dog is the leader, the beta is second to the leader and the omega is at the bottom of the hierarchy.
May 13, 2016

Barking to the Beat: Dogs and Music

The other day, I noticed that whenever the radio was on - our dogs seem to be particularly quiet. Even Ginger doesn’t seem to want to bother Lulu like she usually does just for laughs(barks?) So I decided to research the topic and see if there is a relationship between the music and the calm dogs.
May 10, 2016

Dog Food Aggression

Dog food aggression is the behavior dogs exhibit when they feel their food is under threat of being snatched from them. This behavior can be exhibited towards humans or towards other dogs. The intensity of food aggression varies from one dog to another, and can worsen in the same dog.