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Category: Dog parenting

Always write down healing instructions, and keep them

Always write down healing instructions, and keep them

August 31, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

When your dog contracts a curable illness (such as an upset stomach) or is recovering from an accident, your veterinarian will give you instructions of things to do, and not do, to help ensure speedy and thorough healing. If these instructions are fairly straightforward, you might be tempted to believe you’ll remember them, and don’t […]

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Resources: Home remedies and tips

Resources: Home remedies and tips

August 30, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Here are some Web resources that may be helpful for those of us who like to gain insight on how to treat the simple things at home – but only in concert with the advice of one’s veterinarian. This is one of the issues I discuss in my book – how to tell the difference […]

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Articles on dog aggression

Articles on dog aggression

August 24, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Shayna was diagnosed with reactive aggression in November 2002, when she was 11 months old.  See the video of her last moments in doggie day care, before she was kicked out (“disinvited”) here. I took this video at the request of the veterinary behaviorist to who we were referred, so she could see exactly what […]

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Dog diet tips – and warnings

Dog diet tips – and warnings

August 18, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

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What does it take to be a great dog parent?

What does it take to be a great dog parent?

August 17, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

    This is one of the subjects I will be covering in significant depth in my book about Shayna, because I certainly have my own ideas about it. But I’m especially interested in hearing the thoughts of other committed dog parents. In development. ~~~ Update: WebMD has produced a good slide show on “How […]

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