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 [...]

Hold the bluberries please!

elaine | May 19, 2010

Today I read a little blurb about a dog food company that is creating a new dog nutrition bar that they are trying to patent.  The doggie nutrition bar isn’t a new concept, in fact they have been around for years, but what caught my eye are the other products that the company has been [...]

A warning for dog owners that your dog won’t appreciate

elaine | April 26, 2010

   A new report from the Food and Drug Administration is warning dog owners about the danger of bones.
   The idea that it’s natural for dogs to chew on bones is a popular one. However, it’s a dangerous practice and can cause serious injury to your pet.
“Some people think it’s safe to give dogs large [...]

Colorado dogs love the snow!

elaine | March 25, 2010

 I love fun dog pictures and when it snows I get some of the best pictures.  Here are some of the dogs that didn’t mind the big snow that brought the Front Range to a halt on Tuesday.
It is like they know that summer is on the way and they enjoyed what might be the [...]

Happy New Year!!!!

elaine | December 31, 2009

New Year’s Eve traditionally is a time to reflect on our past, and more importantly, look forward to the changes we want to make in the coming year. In addition to your own New Year’s resolutions, your dog might have a few of his own. The American Kennel Club put out a list of  some resolutions [...]

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. [...]

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

elaine | October 27, 2009

Ok… I know in the previous post I told you to bring you pet in during the storm, and I stick by it.  That said; most dogs love snow, so when we get a nice blanket of snow you are going to want to find a place to let them go wild.  My dogs are [...]