Doggone Times

May 12, 2017
Wedding with dogs

Wedding with Dogs: Things to Consider

You’ve been with your dog for a very long time she’s become a part of your life. Long before your partner came into your life, your dog was all you had for company, and the bond you formed from spending good and bad times together have made you inseparable. It only makes sense that she is part of the wedding procession and you could make her maid of honor if […]
May 4, 2017
Taking care of senior dogs

How to Care for a Senior Dog

I have brought up my Rottweiler since she was eight weeks. She has become so much part of the family that I just can’t imagine life without her, or how it used to be before she came to us. She is now four years old and I know in another six years she will turn ten and will be firmly in the senior dog category. I know six years are […]
April 27, 2017
Sleeping with Dogs

Sleeping with Dogs: Pros and Cons

So the bond between you and your dog is really tight, and you see no problem having him sleep on the same bed with you. Or maybe it’s one of your kids who loves the family dog so much that he doesn’t mind having the pet sleep on the bed instead of on the pet mattress. But, what are the pros and cons of sleeping with dogs? Having a dog […]
April 21, 2017
Reasons For and Against Euthanizing

Reasons For and Against Euthanizing

Euthanasia is the act of mercy killing a pet for various reasons. Consider a situation where your pet has cancer. You have done everything in your power to save her, but she only gets better for a while and then the symptoms come back. The cycle begins again, and it’s painful to watch your pet in pain and there is nothing you can do to help. You could put her […]
April 13, 2017
Raw Foods for Dogs

Raw Foods for Dogs

In the wild, canines hunt for game in packs, and eat the meat raw. If you have watched a documentary on wolves or wild dog you can bear witness they look healthy and well fed. In the domestic setup however, we often feed them kibble specially designed to meet their nutritional needs. But what if we just let them have what their counterparts in the wild eat? What would happen […]
April 7, 2017
Spring Problems with Dogs

Spring Problems with Dogs

Spring is finally here, and it’s yay! to perfect weather for most people; not as hot as summer and yet not as cold as winter. It’s time to get the nice, colorful dresses out and enjoy the blooms. For dog owners, the usual walk route that was made drab by winter is now scenic, and the occasional spring rain makes everything magical with new life. However, spring presents some problems […]