I love all dogs and do not discriminate based on size. However, it is a fact that there are differences between small dogs and big dogs. Some of these differences become … Read More!
Gretel and I were invited to attend the PetSafe Paw Print Blogger Summit in Knoxville, TN last month. I had never flown with a dog in-cabin (or at all) before and Gretel … Read More!
I believe that harnesses are better than collars for dogs when they are being active. You have less control of your dog when you use a collar if there is any need to … Read More!
With many - hundreds in some cases - people using the same trails and parks, humans can have quite an impact on the environment. In 1990, the United States Forest Service … Read More!
My adventure down the Cannabidiol, aka. CBD, knowledge road started when I visited my first recreational marijuana store a few months ago. I live in Washington State where recreational pot is legal … Read More!
So you found out your dog has Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD). At a minimum, you and your dog endured 6 weeks of crate rest. There were sad eyes, guilt, whining, patience, and frustration involved. … Read More!
Gretel has led a very active life hiking, paddleboarding, and traveling. Last Tuesday she experienced pain after jumping off of the couch. I could tell because she was trembling, was walking hunched … Read More!
The story of my life is this: Shitty things happen to me but they happen in the best possible way. Look on the bright side, right? In this case, the shitty thing is happening to Gretel. The irony … Read More!
The most common cause of back problems in Dachshunds is a condition called Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD). I previously wrote an article explaining what IVDD is, how to recognize symptoms of back … Read More!
I didn't always know a lot about Dachshunds. I was still pretty clueless even after owning Chester for 8 years. It wasn't until I adopted Gretel, and started this blog, that I started researching and … Read More!
There is the article you write and then the article you want to write. The story of how Gretel changed my life and allowed me to help needy animals recently appeared in Pet Connection Magazine, a … Read More!
Chester and Gretel are active dogs so it makes sense that they need really good nutrition to keep them going. However, there are many reasons to improve your pet's diet from less vet bills to helping … Read More!