If there is one thing I’ve learned, it’s that some dogs have much cooler jobs than I do. I suppose it’s hard to compete with those little furry bundles of fun, especially when they are talented as well. Probably the coolest job for a dog, just like with humans, is being a movie star, so if a pooch has an open mind and a nose for learning tricks, celebrity status can be within paws’ reach. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and revisit some of the most famous dog actors in Hollywood. (more…)
Meet Copper. Once a shy young Shetland Sheepdog living on the streets, Copper was fostered by the Hansen family and is now a sociable well adjusted dog living life with his forever family. But it is not just Copper’s past that makes him different from other dogs. This little fellow is deaf and is presumed to have been born that way. Sadly, even in this day and age, a great many misconceptions surround deaf canines, the foremost stigma being that they are aggressive and impossible to train. However, as Copper will attest, such accusations simply are not true. There are many techniques for deaf dog training so they can lead happy lives. (more…)
Our summers keep getting warmed and the above average temperatures are forecasted to continue through until the end of the year as the climate crisis continues. However, even though summer has finally come to a close and temperatures are cooling off ever so slightly, we cannot lose our vigilance for heat related dangers and how they relate to our pets. Especially when it comes to our dogs and heatstroke risks.