Tagged with dogs

Getting Along With Your New BFF

A lot of folks got dogs to keep them and their families company while being self-quarantined during the pandemic. If you are one of them, here are a few things to remember… GROWN-UPS RULE. Especially with puppies. A puppy’s behavior is often unpredictable and inconsistent CHILDREN AND DOGS SHOULD ALWAYS BE SUPERVISED. Especially during play … Continue reading

HOME SCHOOLING YOUR DOG — GO

LESSON EIGHT. GO.  In the previous lesson we learned Here – in other words, to come when called. So it’s only natural to follow up with GO. GO is used when you want your dog to go to bed or into his crate. You can add words after go – like blanket, mat, wherever you … Continue reading

HOME SCHOOLING YOUR DOG — HERE

LESSON SEVEN. HERE.  Long ago, when we had our first dog, we were meeting our family at a Broadway theater and we had everyone’s ticket. Before catching the train, we decided to give our dog one more walk. While trying to clip on his leash, he saw a deer and bolted off. He never learned … Continue reading

HOME SCHOOLING YOUR DOG — STAY

LESSON SIX. STAY. In the last lesson, you taught you dog to wait. Now your dog will learn to stay. What’s the difference between wait and stay? Wait is temporary. You’re asking your dog be polite and not race out when you open the door, or pounce on you while you‘re holding his dinner bowl. … Continue reading

Easter Egg Hunt 2020

We’re under lock down and Easter wasn’t the same. We weren’t the only ones who were isolated. The bunny was too. This year he didn’t hide eggs or chocolate candies at our house. But that didn’t mean that Leia and Penelope didn’t have fun. Leia had a treat party. A bunch of her favorites were … Continue reading