New CD offers music that will have feet tappin’ and tails waggin’

elaine | April 5, 2011

Dogs love the country and most folks in the country love their dogs so it is no wonder that some musicians in Nashville have put out a CD called  “Dog Country” that is filled with dog songs.
Like many county songs these tunes will have you laughing or crying.  If you are a dog lover; and if [...]

Keeping your cool on summer hikes

elaine | June 15, 2010

Keeping cool in the summer months can be difficult when you are covered in fur and sweat primarily through your tongue.  But there is a new product that some folks are telling is the answer to a hot summer day hike over-heating.Could this product be the answer to the summer heat? 
 I have had a few [...]

My smelly summer ritual and the lessons learned from it

elaine | June 9, 2010

Every year it happens.  It is pretty much a given that at one point in the summer one or both of my Bernese Mountain Dogs will end up on the wrong end of a skunk.  
Last summer while on a leisurely evening walk my pack was hit by a roadside stink bomb. It started when [...]

Snakes!!!! How to protect your pet on the hiking trail from the natives

elaine | June 1, 2010

Veterinarians in the Denver metro area say they have seen an unusual number of pets bitten by snakes in May and one dog park in Aurora has had to close because of two recent incidents.
Dr. Jeff Mullen with the Seven Hills Veterinary Clinic says his office usually sees or two cases each season but they’ve [...]

A new way to carry poo without getting it on you.

elaine | May 4, 2010

A local company is working hard to keep our sidewalk, parks, and trails cleaner while making life a little easier for dog walkers. 
Check out the “Zippity-Poo-Da”!  This is actually a pretty ingenious invention.  I walk three big dogs and often times I am carrying 3 bags loaded with pup bombs and I have had a [...]