Archive for 'Puppy Dog Tails'

It sounds cruel, but your dog’s ‘manhood’ is a liability

Personally, I am very uncomfortable around intact male dogs. Maybe its because Im not used to seeing dogs in all of their glory; I work mostly with fixed animals. Nothing against their male parts, but [...]

A dog persons guide to cat conduct

A dog persons guide to cat conduct

If you know anything about cats, you know that they are aloof. They live to please themselves, not their owners. They are independent, know what they want, and are not easily persuaded into doing anything [...]

Slimming down your fat cat or round hound

About 40 percent of household pets are overweight and half of those are considered obese, according to The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. According to me, its a disgrace!
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It was all smiles til I went for a kiss

It was all smiles til I went for a kiss

Turbo, a sweet pit bull mix and my date for the evening, had a serious case of doggy breath. But this was more than the usual ick. This was disgusting! [...]

Slimming down overweight pets

About 40 percent of household pets are overweight and half of those are considered obese, according to The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. According to me, its a disgrace! [...]

The Busy, Not-So-Dog-Days of Summer

Can you believe that it is the middle of May? This year is just whizzing by and summer is nearly upon us. Mikey and I have enjoyed the cooler wet weather, which is more comfortable for [...]

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Memories

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Memories

It was early May two years ago and Tina and I were on assignment, covering the annual Animal Welfare League of Alexandria adoption at Virginia Commerce Bank on Mt. Vernon Avenue. There were a few puppies, [...]

Summer is Here (and So is the Heat!)

I am writing this on Saturday morning about 11 a.m. and it is already pretty warm, going up to very warm, and it is going to stay that way for a few days. [...]

A Little of This and That

A Little of This and That

April is a busy month for the earth in this part of the world. Spring is here and all the trees and flowers are showing their stuff. [...]

April 17 is Pat Troy Day

April 17 is Pat Troy Day

Ah! Spring is sprung, the grass is green and Im at Pat Troys being treated like a queen. [...]