Is It Just A Tummy Ache Or Something More?

This article can also be found at Zen Dog Walking.

It’s the dead of winter and, of course, sickness is running rampant. Colds always seem to last for weeks on end, and let’s not even talk about what happens when you get the flu. Getting sick sucks no matter which species you belong to, but lucky for us humans, we have the ability to convey with language exactly how and why we’re not feeling so great. Dogs, on the other hand, don’t have that luxury and often times we just have to guess what’s hurting them based on their behaviors.  Read More

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Here’s How To Tell If You’re Ready To Get A Dog

This article can also be found at Zen Dog Walking.

So you think you’re ready to adopt a puppy of your own. You’ve watched the YouTube videos and you think you know what kind of breed you want. You just can’t wait to hold that little ball of fluff in your arms! A lot of people think they’re ready to take on the task of raising a dog or puppy, only to realize that perhaps the dog doesn’t end up fitting the lifestyle they have or want.  Read More

PSA: Don’t Let Your Dog Near Your Stash Of Weed

This article can also be found at Zen Dog Walking.

It’s no secret that we’re pretty progressive when it comes to marijuana here in Washington state. Everyone’s jumping on board the weed train: your teachers, your parents, and even your grandma is taking a newfound interest in the previously illegal substance. But what happens when your dog happens to find your stash that you accidentally left sitting out on your coffee table? Let’s take a look. Read More

Why Do Dogs Howl?

This article can also be found at Zen Dog Walking.

Whether you think it’s adorable or incredibly annoying, you’ve probably heard your dog howl before and wondered why on earth he does that. The reasons are numerous, as it turns out. In the simplest of terms, howling is just another way for dogs to communicate, just like barking, growling or whining. But let’s get into the science of it. Read More