The Labrador Retriever: A New Owner’s Guide

The Labrador Retriever: A New Owner’s Guide

History and Introduction of the Labrador Retriever The Labrador Retriever is a very popular dog breed. They are friendly and energetic and are often used as guide dogs, search and rescue dogs, hunting dogs, police dogs, etc. Labrador Retrievers have a long history...
How Do I Get My Dog to Stop Chasing Runners

How Do I Get My Dog to Stop Chasing Runners

How do I get my dog to stop chasing runners? Have you ever been out walking your dog, and then a runner or jogger comes along? It gets quite frustrating or embarrassing if your dog starts running after them. I know I’d had to exchange a couple of apologies to...
Why Does My Dog Get Hyper Before Bed?

Why Does My Dog Get Hyper Before Bed?

Why does my dog get so hyper before bed? Ever experience a time when you were getting ready to sleep, so you lead your dog to their sleeping area, go through the routine of putting them to sleep, only to be greeted by a hyperactive dog, with sleep being the last thing...
Why Does My Dog Sleep On Top Of Me?

Why Does My Dog Sleep On Top Of Me?

Why does my dog enjoy laying on top of me? I always wondered why my dog slept on me every night when I was younger. Now that I am older and have researched what could be causing this behavior, I think I know what is happening with my pup. Why does my dog sleep on top...
Is Aquaphor Safe for Dogs? What You Need to Know

Is Aquaphor Safe for Dogs? What You Need to Know

Is Aquaphor safe for dogs?  This was one question that our doggie group discussed recently when we got together for a walk and a quick hangout. During the summer, I noticed one of our pals putting some Aquafor on her dog. I quickly asked if that was OK, and the next...