A bacon bone! I wasn’t familiar with Benebone but found their bacon-flavored toy on Amazon. They look like a well-respected dog product company out of New York. My oldest dog, Ace, has a pretty restrictive diet. But in the day, bacon treats were his go-to snack. He can sometimes be a picky eater. But bacon, that always hit the spot for him. So when I found a chew toy that is flavored with bacon, well, that’s not a problem with his diet. So I bought it. Read More
If you own a powerful chewer, you’ll want to invest in hard chew toys for your dogs to stay invested. This way, you won’t waste your money or time replacing torn-up dog toys or, even worse, living room furniture. The toughest chewers deserve the toughest dog toys, and that’s exactly what we’ve listed below. We chose our favorite five.
Growing up, I always had a dog. My childhood dog, Missy, was a miniature schnauzer. Missy led to Bridgette, led to Max, led to Samantha, led to Ace, led to Max Jr, and finally led to Mollie. All miniature schnauzers.
Several months ago I noticed an ad on Facebook for a company called Answers Pet food. They are a local company that sold pre-packaged raw dog food. I had never fed my dogs a raw food diet but I wanted to learn more.
Different dogs have different intelligence levels. Just like humans. Some dogs are a bit, ahem, ‘sharper’ in their earlier months. Some are simply the opposite. But generally, I find that six months old is about the time average puppies start to respond to conditional training. That is, training that uses a repeated reward system to build upon their memory.
We love the Kong products (in fact, I just reviewed another one here). For Mollie (our puppy pictured here), the small / petite size works best. It’s simply a rubber toy with a pocket that holds small dog treats. If you have a dog that gets bored of toys quick, this might be a great solution.
My dog ran away. What do I do? Where do I start looking? Could he have been hit by a car? Will he be scared and bite? So many questions, and such little time to panic. You need to be smart in this stressful situation.
On March 17th 2019, the Luck of the Irish was not with me. Brody, the fear aggressive Bull Mastiff that lives next door, was once again the biggest dog in our yard. Even though he isn’t supposed to be there.