Dog Health General

The perfect imperfect dog

My friend Ann, who fosters dogs for the Santa Fe Humane Society, invited me over to check out her current charge: a deaf, allergy-beset, arthritic Pit Bull who isn’t great with other dogs. Wait ’til you meet her, Ann tells me. She’s perfect. In person, Ladybug’s face looks more Boxer than Pittie. That, and her […]

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Dog Health General

Bella Bed by Arabella and Fern

Pet Product Review: Bella Bed by Arabella and Fern Finding the right bed for your dog can be a difficult task. Once you find something that fits with the decor in your home it might not be comfortable for your dog and you might find him lying next to the bed instead of on it. […]

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Dog Health General

Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit

Happy Chinese New Year. According to the San Francisco Examiner (so it’s gotta be true, right?), we can expect peace and harmony this Year of the Rabbit. Great, I’m ready. It seems that waiting for a rabbit – even one of the symbolic variety – to bring tranquility might actually be more prudent than counting […]

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Dog Health General

Loveable Pit Bulls

By Michele C. Hollow, Pet News and Views I’m owned by a cat. And yes, I love dogs. Lately, I have been writing a bit about Pit Bulls. Personally, I think they are adorable. My neighbor has one, and he is the sweetest boy. Even my 10-year-old son, who can be intimidated by bigger breeds, […]

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Dog Health General

flexi | retractable cord-tape-belt leashes

Pet Product Review – flexi | retractable cord-tape-belt leashes flexi retractable leashes are made in a small factory in Bargeheide, Germany and have continually received high marks from pet owners for their quality, design and durability since they went on the market 35 years ago. I’m also impressed with the wide variety of leashes they […]

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Lifestyle Dog Activities

From pound puppy to powder hound

by Carol Bryant of FIDO Friendly Magazine “There’s no sense in throwing a life away.” When Zane and Val Henning of Wasilla, Alaska, see their Cocker Spaniel, Cody, trail-blazing through the snow, this thought resonates. Cody entered the couple’s lives in the fall of 2005. “He was in terrible shape with half a left ear, […]

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