It's no coincidence that a dog is a man's best friend; they're more faithful than most other animals, and more faithful than many people.
Old Australian Shepperd
Lately, I haven't been okay. Life loses color as you get older and as the colorful world I once knew as a kid fades away into a dim gray. One can't help but wonder why things can't be like they used to. I think it's because as I have gotten older I live more in my mind than I do in reality. Constantly worrying about hypotheticals that may never happen, worried about aspects of my life that I deem unsatisfactory yet I know I am trying my hardest.
Special Dogs With Suspected Hip Dysplasia
With this article, I want to inform you of the great importance of detecting hip dysplasia early. Depending on the age of detection, the surgical possibilities and the prognosis very gradually. We want to inform you what Hip Dysplasia is, when and how it can be diagnosed, and inform you of the different Surgical Solutions, which, depending on the age of the pet, can be performed at any veterinary hospital.
He wasn’t one who often dealt with the soreness of his limbs after hard work. Hard work.. As if it was even close to being a physically gruelling activity. It was nothing short of a slight strain. But as the next hour curled around the longest finger upon his school-age wall clock, his arm seemed to ache like no other. Each word seemed to take more energy out of him than the last, a bead of sweat forming from his cheek as he monitored the pain that overcame him. The pain, at least, was familiar-- he had just never felt it so physically. To such an intensity that he felt a sickness overwhelming him.
Here’s the Deal: Getting Your Home Ready For Your New Dog
Getting Your Home Ready for Your New Dog By Sarah Elizabeth So you’re thinking about getting a new dog… You’ve narrowed it down to a few choices of breed….
The Story I Never Told
When I was twelve years old, two things happened. The first being I found my dog dead in my neighbor’s field. I loved that dog. The second thing I’ve never told anyone—until now.
Brute's Little Black Book
Brute’s Little Black Book I just got in from work, I know Brute’s tiny bladder is ready to implode. I throw on some sweats and never miss a beat, I scoop meat head up like an NFL running back recovering a fumble headed for the end zone. We arrive at the park and take a brisk stroll along the perimeter. The cool breeze is refreshing, we go around twice after settling on a lakeside bench. We love to people watch at least I do Brute just loves being outside, my favorites are the pet owners. An old woman once scolded her poodle for being constipated. The strangest so far has been a half-naked woman with a Boa around her waist. She seemed spacey borderline insane, the snake seemed more like a hostage instead of a pet. If it slithers it would not be my first, second or any choice of pets. Brute runs back and forth along the bench poking his chest out, barking at everything that moves. Like a soldier guarding his piece of the park, wagging his stub, slobbering on everything. Not a care in the world as he marks his territory over and over. The first time I laid eyes on him, I was tipsy. I wasn’t sure if he was a ferret, a dog or a weasel, he was all bone, no meat. Corrine was fed up with her career and our relationship. She was strong enough to end the charades always the realist I would have dragged things out. During our breakup she confessed that she wanted to fall in love but love would hinder her career. I think I loved her I do know I deeply cared for her. Obviously not enough, I never tried to salvage what we had. When she stormed out, it hit me a few hours later, she was not coming back. I felt something not sure what, guilt or a broken heart. Whatever it was I tried to drown it with three bottles of red wine. I had no desire to be alone or sulk all weekend.
15 Subtle Body Languages of Dogs to Help You Understand Them better
I can't explain how much I love dogs. It all started when I owned one, and it loves me more than I love myself. From where did they get such unconditional love? I wanna buy it if they sell me, let it cost a million bucks.
Sh*t My Dogs Do...
Ayyy!!! Today is the start of a BRAND NEW series!!! I am so excited to share with everyone the crazy shiznit my dogs do. Well my dog, and his cousin. Anywhoodle... Let's get into it!!!
The Big Dog
The dog is big. People call her that - Big. It’s her, in the wild, and her, in the night. She is soft, but in the way that tousled, wire-haired dogs are soft. Like a bale of hay; only the rough types find it gentle. Only the calloused grab it in fistfuls, kneading her big dog tired muscles. And even then, she and these rough people do not belong one to the other. The dog is big and gorgeous and she belongs to nobody, no person, no pack. Although there was a time when she did. But. Too big.
As wolves do
Tiny and determined, Maggie May definitely does not suffer from small-dog syndrome. She doesn’t strut around imagining herself to be larger than she is. But that doesn’t mean she’s demure. She may very well be only half the size of her papillon breed, but she’s every bit as agile and as smart as the best of them. Emotionally intelligent, after more than two years, she has me wrapped around her tiny paw and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Whether it’s playing ball at her insistence, or being carried around town in a boho bag (as she is here in this photograph), Maggie knows her own mind, and she makes that very clear as she governs her ambitions and manages the scope and limits of her 4 pound frame.
My Fur Babies
My Fur Babies! I have two lovely, cuddly, and intelligent dogs, I consider to be my fur babies! My two dogs are shelties but quite different in nature; therefore, each girl has their own unique personality. Keya is the oldest girl who is 8 years old. When she was little in her litter of brothers and sisters, she was classified as the sweetest one. She would always follow her mother around and make sure her Mom, brothers and sisters were okay. When we got Keya, she was 12 weeks old. The owners of her and her litter said she had all her shots, and she was dewormed. Its too bad this was not the case. She did have all her shots, but she was not dewormed. The one day after Keya went to the washroom, my son noticed that there were these round shaped moving things in her stool. I took Keya to the vet. The vet notified me she had worms. She was then put-on medication. Thankfully, the medication she was on resolved this issue. We ended up getting Keya spayed when she was just under a year. I found that the operation calmed her down a bit. Before the operation, Keya was a somewhat hyper dog, and she is now quite calm and has been so since the last 7 years. Keya is a dog that is very well trained. The only thing I need to work on with her is when she barks at loud noises. Say for instance, if the washing machine starts up or if I use any cleaning products. As soon as I go to use these products, she barks like she just seen an intruder coming into our home! Other things she barks at would be, if we must go for a walk on a rainy day and a car drives by us, she will bark and continue to bark until the car is out of sight! I think she does this because she is grumpy that she even had to go out in the rain at all! Keya was about five years old when we got Heidy. She took too her well when we got her. Heidy was about 8 weeks old when we brought her home and Keya mothered her right away! We travelled to Quebec from Ontario to get Heidy, and she was well worth the trip! Her sister Heidy is five years younger than her which makes her three years of age. Heidy had all her shots and was dewormed when we got her. Heidy was spayed when she was just under a year as well. I was hoping this would calm he anxiety down, but it didn’t. When we would take Heidy for walks, we would call her trooper because she would use all her might in her muscles to investigate where the next purple flower was that she wanted to devour! Heidy was extremely easy to train. The only thing we ever had a problem with is when Heidy sees vehicles. A funny thing about Heidy is, when we go for walks, she is always trying to take her sisters leash from us and walk Keya by herself. She will literally hold Keyas leash in her mouth and pull her older sister along like she is taking her for the walk, and she is the leader! It is very adorable to see! We believe that Heidy has a high anxiety issue and when the cars drive by the noise bothers her senses and she tries to protect herself before the vehicles hurt her in any way. Heidy has always been the energetic one. When I say energetic, particularly I am saying she has extremely high enthusiasm for everything that comes near her with in 1 foot! Heidy is the playful and charismatic dog. Her personality is what makes her stay so full of life and fun to be around. These dogs are remarkably similar in their looks but its their exceptional traits that define who they are as two vastly different and amazing animals to call my own.
What Love Is
The morning sun warms my face. I crawl out of my bed of leaves and stretch, working out all the stiffness. I am hungry. Off to find food.