Car Restraints for Dogs: What’s the Best Option?

Back in the day, I recall seeing dogs enjoying rides in the back of pick-up trucks on several occasions.  At that time, I’d never thought much about how dangerous that was.  But today is a different story.  We’re much better informed, and although the danger hasn’t changed, our realization of it definitely has!  Thank goodness … Read more Car Restraints for Dogs: What’s the Best Option?

Traveling With Dogs in the Car — TIPS for Long Distances

Ahhh — The vision of dog and master in a convertible driving off into the sunset. The dog’s smile is broad as his ears are forced back by the rush of the wind. A dog and his master … unlike any other bond. Beautiful, eh? Unfortunately, traveling with a dog in the car isn’t always … Read more Traveling With Dogs in the Car — TIPS for Long Distances

Motion Sickness and Dogs … What to do

Oh, the dreaded sound! As a dog owner, surely you’ve heard it many times before. Body in position, muscles contracting, and then … retching! Sometimes, it goes on for several seconds before your dog erupts … and you’re scrambling for something, ANYTHING to catch the eruption. Unfortunately, we’re usually too late. Even worse is when … Read more Motion Sickness and Dogs … What to do

Did My Dog Have a Stroke … or Is It Something Else?

If you’re like me, you think you know how a stroke looks. But did you know it could be something else? Something even more common than stroke? When Paul was struck, it happened without warning and progressed quickly within a very short period of time. Did my dog have a stroke? Well, considering his symptoms … Read more Did My Dog Have a Stroke … or Is It Something Else?