Woof Wednesday: Howl-oween Spook-tacular

Early people honored animals with cave paintings, worshipped them as gods, and felt awed by their mysterious ways. Even though dogs have become our partners and beloved companions, a mournful howl or puzzling behavior still can shiver your spine, especially … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: Canine Senility Cure?

Dogs aged 11 to 16 are most likely to develop Canine Cognitive Dysfunction (CCD), sort of the doggy version of Alzheimer’s Disease. CCD is a medical condition in which a starch-like waxy protein called beta amyloid collects in the brain … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: Dog Water Maniacs

Is your dog a water baby? Today’s Ask Amy responds to a reader with a “water maniac” dog who can’t seem to stay dry no matter what. Some dogs come by the urge due to breeding, such as retrievers who … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: Less Adoptable? More LOVE!

Jodi is the dog I grew up with. She was 6 months younger than me, so we had her as long as I can remember. Half beagle, half who-knows-what, she was the pick of her litter and the best dog … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: Cute Puppy Pictures & Doggy Pacifiers

So what are YOUR dog’s favorite toys? Do they have interesting habits or preferences, like nursing on a particular object? My first shepherd couldn’t eat unless his favorite ball was in the bowl for him to eat around it. He … Continue reading