Creature Comforts

‘Spot’ (name changed to protect the innocent) is a relentless humper. Humping is his favorite pastime. I’ve known him for years and he cannot wait to grab the leg or arm of a favorite human and go at it. His mom is not exactly thrilled by this behavior and even hired a trainer to get … More Creature Comforts

Dog Legs

Suddenly I no longer trust the millennia of evolution that resulted in the modern canid body. Hilda ruptured her Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL), the equivalent of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) in humans. We opted for TPLO (Tibial-Plateau-Leveling Osteotomy) surgery which involves cutting through the stifle (tibial bone) and shifting the head of the bone … More Dog Legs

What If?

Would that we all had friends and family to step up and take care of our pets should something happen to prevent us from coming home one day. What would happen if you were hospitalized? Is there someone who knows all of your dog’s medications and dosage schedule? Would someone be able to get in … More What If?

A Roll in the Grass

Ah, Spring. Every dog loves the sniffs of the awakening earth, so why not don that glorious scent with a luxurious roll in the cool grass? I love the comedic poses they strike while rubbing their dog bodies on the lawn. Their infectious happiness pours from their abounding joy. They are as done with teeping … More A Roll in the Grass