Giving Thanks For Your Inner Dog

Giving Thanks For Your Inner Dog

Over thanksgiving with lots of young’ns and furry’ns running about – the former creating messes in the kitchen, the latter lapping them up – I found myself pondering the two most thankful creatures I know: kids and dogs. Sure, neither tends to say “Thank you!” without prompting; but both kids and dogs have a unique […]

The Dog’s Diary – Insight Into A Dog’s Mind

The Dog’s Diary – Insight Into A Dog’s Mind

You’ve probably already seen this hilarious guess at what dogs and cats are thinking. (It went viral recently on Facebook, and if you don’t have a Facebook account then you probably don’t have electricity.) It is funny – but as they say, “funny because it’s true”. Because beneath the humor lies what I consider to […]

Dog Collar Round-Up, Part IV: The Gentle Leader Head Halter

Dog Collar Round-Up, Part IV: The Gentle Leader Head Halter

The “Gentle Leader” is one of the most popular forms of head-halter. (Other versions include the Halti and the Canny Collar; most of the points I make here about the Gentle Leader apply to them as well.) A head-halter slips over the dog’s nose, allowing the leash to lead and control the dog’s head itself […]