My dog Boogie doesn’t need to talk: He constantly expresses his emotions through body language. Humans just need a dictionary to read the signs.
Monthly Archives For May 2012
Food in a bowl doled out at regular intervals can make for a bored and unhappy dog. The solution? Toys that are like Sudoku puzzles for the canine set.
Putting funny stuff on my dog is my idea of a good time. But it’s not all silliness: there are things you can put on a dog to solve myriad canine problems, from anxiety to sunburns, itchiness to homelessness.
If an animal is found as a stray or is relinquished by an owner, he might be brought to an “Open Admission” Shelter — a sad but necessary place that used to be called “The Pound.”
The most important (and unnecessary) canine owner accessory: doggie waste bags and dispensers.
The very private Queen Elizabeth has recently made public her use of positive reinforcement dog training. She’s even revealed her preferred kind of dog treat.
Collies have long been considered superhero dogs. They’re revered, but is it only because we’ve bred them to have intelligence that so closely matches our own?
Sharon Montrose specializes in portraits of dogs. But she clearly is a lover of all things cute and fluffy. Her latest project? Pictures of baby animals that are so cute you’ll want to puke.
Photography was not part of her job description, but soon after she started working at NYC’s Animal Care and Control, Emily Tanen started getting dogs adopted by taking beautiful portraits.
A woman at the pet store bent down, grabbed my dog’s head, and kissed him. Boogie freaked. Her bad dog manners inspired me to make an illustrated tutorial on how to properly greet a dog.