Aggressive Behavior in Dogs: An Overview

I originally wrote this post in July 2012: Few things threaten the relationship between dogs and humans more than your dog showing aggressive behavior. We can feel so conflicted and vulnerable when a potentially dangerous problem emerges. It damages the trust bond between you and you’re your dog and can expose your family to several…

When Pets Go Missing

I originally wrote this post in June 2012: Two of our indoor cats got out of the house the other day. When we realized it, panic ensued. It was a horrible flashback to 23 years ago when our two dogs broke out of a temporary enclosure we built for them. Both stories have happy endings,…

Dogs That Help Us Heal

I originally wrote this post in March 2012: Had a tough day? Don’t worry; your dog is there to make you feel better. Pet owners know that our pets provide us comfort and unconditional love, even on our worst days. Numerous studies indicate pet ownership also correlates with health benefits: lower stress, blood pressure and…