In Praise of Sniff-Butt

Goody Beagle here. You don’t know me unless you have read my book Dog Park Diary: the social round of Goody Beagle. It’s about my visits to my dog park and who I meet there and all the things we smell. It’s a good book, and mostly true, but after it was published with all […]

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How My Dog Trained Me!

Here’s a very entertaining article from John Dow. It really demonstrates how easy it is to get outsmarted – er, uhm – trained by a Border Collie. I’ve recently participated in a new refresher course in dog training. This wasn’t really on my agenda but a few circumstances developed that lead me down this path […]

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Vestibular Disease in Dogs and Cats

Several years ago I had a Springer Spaniel (Milo) who suffered from a couple vestibular disease attacks. Fortunately, in his case they were only temporary attacks, and subsided fairly quickly. I can state, though, that it scared the crap out of me when it happened – I thought perhaps he had a stroke or even […]

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