What Do You Do When Your Dog Gets A Hot Spot?

I got a call the other day from my girlfriend who seemed to be in a panic… Me: What’s wrong? Her: Linus has a big chunk of fur missing from his back and it’s slimy and bloody. Her: I think Adelle took a bite out of her… Me: Actually, I think it might be a […]

10 Remedies To Help Alleviate Dog Skin Problems

Stetson was career changed 2 months after he started his formal guide dog training for being a bit of  a softy (I’m not really sure what that means).  We were happy to adopt Stetson, but shortly after bringing him back home he started to have some dog skin problems.  At the time our veterinarian told […]

Do You Know How To Perform Dog CPR?

I was on Pinterest today and found this interesting infographic with some detailed information on how to perform CPR on a dog. A couple years ago at our monthly guide dog meeting we had a little dog CPR class to show us puppy raisers how to perform CPR with our dogs in case of an […]

How To Handle The 3 Most Common Puppy Health Problems

When I first picked up Linus from the Animal Shelter I really didn’t know to much about how to handle the most common puppy health problems.  The shelter gives you a little bit of information (maybe it’s different today then it was years ago), but it does not compare to the packet of information I […]

Do You Have A Puppy Vaccination Schedule?

When I brought home my first puppy over 7 years ago I had no idea about his puppy vaccination schedule.  The animal shelter told me he had his initial puppy vaccinations, gave me some paperwork, and told me to bring him to my local veterinarian for his next round of puppy shots.  Okay!?!  I knew […]