When you say socializing your pet, it clearly suggests teaching and training your pet to become well-behaved around other animals as well as humans.
Right now, the best idea I can think of is to keep abreast of the news regarding pet food recalls.
Dog trade cards are a fun collectible and a great choice for a new collector. They are inexpensive, numerous, readily available, and take up little space.
If you’ve been thinking about adding a dog to your family, why not start your research with Pet Finder? You can browse their research library, and even view adoptable animals in your area. If you are not yet ready to bring home a new friend, you can sponsor an animal being cared for by a rescue organization, or make a […]
It’s the dog world’s answer to the Super Bowl, and the second oldest sporting event in the United States dog sports. It’s two wonderful days when the world seems to focus on dogs. Having a Westminster Party at home or with your dog club? Print scorecards for your guests. Mix up a batch of “Puppy Chow” for […]
After my recent injury, long walks are difficult, I can’t quite bend over to pick up a toy, and my shoulder isn’t ready to throw a ball. So, Dash is bursting with unspent energy.
Inexpensive software downloads for your PDA abound. If you have a Palm PDA, visit Palm Gear and search under the keywords dog and pets. There are programs to organize your dog’s information, and keep veterinary, show and training records. You’ll find games, eBooks, and AKC breed standards for a dozen breeds. There is even a program that simulates clicker […]
Are you busily loading music, games, and video onto a shiny new iPod, PDA, or computer? Why not add some dog-related information and entertainment? Here are some free audio downloads: Dogcast radio offers downloads of more than 30 UK-based canine podcasts. You’ll find everything from interviews with well-known experts to topics for kids. Check the subject or episode indices. Pet […]
Everyone’s talking about getting organized. It’s that time of year. Why not organize your dog’s records? You may need to access your dog’s records for: Veterinary consults Kennels, petsitters Training classes Events (You’ll need basic info to register, and often proof of vaccination.) Disaster preparedness Travel outside the country If your dog is lost or […]
Getting ready for the New Year? Why not put together your own calendar of fun dog events in your area? You’ll find events you and your dog can participate in, and others where you can just sit back and enjoy the show. To find events: Local dog clubs or individuals may maintain websites that focus […]