Bernese Mountain Dogs chew up new car

elaine | October 21, 2010

NEWARK, NJ-When Jennifer Hardbarger’s two young daughters urgently summoned her into the driveway Sunday afternoon, saying the family’s two dogs had scratched their van, Hardbarger was expecting to see a few scratches.
That is until she actually looked at the van, at which point she began to think a bear might have attacked the 2006 Honda [...]

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 [...]

A new product covers your pet’s…uh, let’s just say has your pet covered!

elaine | March 16, 2010

I own big furry Bernese Mountain Dogs so I can’t really say that I have been concerned about what my dogs bottom looks like, but for those of you with Pugs and Akitas that don’t want to look at well, lets just call it the least attractive part of your pet, there is a solution. [...]

Could these be the answer to my mopping habit? Hummmm.

elaine | October 28, 2009

This is an interesting product. I have not tried it, but I want to. First use is of course muddy paws. This time of year I am mopping constantly and lately Gilda loves to run in and dry off on my couch. Not cool. Another great use I see for this is pre-show paw cleaning. [...]