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Posts by: Sandra Murphy

skijoring

Skijoring in a winter wonderland

Looking for a winter activity for you and your dog? How about Skijoring? If it sounds European, that’s because it is! Derived from the...

dog car

New car shopping?

Dogs are natural road warriors. It seems as soon as they see you grabbing the car keys, they’re on their feet, ready to act as your...

small dog syndrome

Small dog syndrome

Little dogs make wonderful companions, so why do some people still think of them as yappy ankle biters?  “Small dog syndrome” is a...

pet-friendly landscaping

Pet-friendly landscaping

Sharing your home with an animal companion often means sharing your backyard with him too. Problem is, the average back yard isn’t really...

networking with pet people

Social networking… with pet people!

Nowadays, it’s easy to connect with other pet people online. You don’t need a secret handshake or a map to the clubhouse to...

High-tech microchipping: tracking devices for dogs

An unlatched gate, an open door, a loose window screen…a dog or cat can look on these opportunities as his own version of Prison Break....

hairless dogs

All about hairless dogs

Faced with the job of removing pine sap, chewing gum or some other gooey, smelly substance from your dog or cat’s coat, you might be...

home security for your dog

5 security precautions for you & your dog

Whenever you’re away from home, whether it’s during the holidays or during the week, you want to know that your house, possessions –...

taming your dog's barking

Taming your dog’s barking

Ding dong! Chaos erupts as Molly skids barking down the hallway to get to the door before her human, Pat. “She’s such a sweet dog, but...

living with a cancer-stricken dog

Living with a cancer-stricken animal

“I’m sorry, but she has cancer.” More and more people are hearing these words from their veterinarians these days. I heard them three...

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