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PDX Heat Wave!

This is a re-post from an old post but the info is still good & very applicable to this crazy-heat-wave nonsense that’s about to drop in PDX… It looks like temperatures are going to be soaring over the next week. Not all animal-loving Portlanders have air-conditioners and because I care so much about all of […]

PBS: Dogs That Changed the World

I recently watched Dogs That Changed the World, a PBS film from their Nature series and was at the edge of my seat, glued to the screen with all the amazing and fun info I was learning. If you’re fascinated by dogs, like me, then find this video, grab some popcorn smothered in goodness, and […]

Dog ACL Injury: Diagnosis

I remember walking into the vet office & diagnosing Winks myself, suggesting a possible broken toe or toe nail. With a puny toe-touching limp, how could it would be anything else? It looked nothing more than a minor injury occurring from a rough play date at Fernhill Park. The girl loves to rumble. When she was diagnosed […]

Dog Training 101: Socialization

I want to really tackle the big things dog-owners should know about from day one of adoption, particularly from puppy age. Socialization is an important part of a doggie’s life – its fun, its stimulating, and it uses up energy! However, I want to really stress the HUGE benefits socializing your puppy at a young […]

Heating Up for the Summer

It looks like temperatures are going to be soaring over the next week. Not all animal-loving Portlanders have air-conditioners and because I care so much about all of you and your precious pets, here are a few pointers from your friendly neighborhood dog walker and pet sitter for making sure they’re safe at home while […]