October is Going to the Dogs!

Fall is a wonderful time of year to celebrate your dog and enjoy the cooler weather with him.  This is national Adopt a Dog month and whether you’ve just adopted your dog or have shared your life with one (or more!) for a while, this is a weekend to get […]

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Rainy Day Fun

Another day of rain in the Roanoke Valley and parts of Virginia. Backyards, usually a place to run and chase balls, are now swimming pools and wiping off the dogs after a walk is becoming more of a chore. So what can you and your pup do to pass the […]

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Dogs and Fireworks

           It’s that time of year again amid a sea of red, white, and blue when Americans get together with friends and family, cook hamburgers and hotdogs, and see who can spit watermelon seeds the farthest.  Then after dark the sky lights up with a myriad of shapes and a […]

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The One That Almost Got Away

Panic began to set in as I realized he was gone and someone must have stolen him. Zippy, my 6-year-old yellow Lab, was nowhere to be found. He had gone outside with the other two dogs to play in my fenced-in backyard. The others went in and out as I […]

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Your Dog’s New Year’s Resolution

Another January has come and gone. How are you doing with your New Year’s resolution? Have you fallen back into your old ways and maybe even given up? How about you canine companion? “What?” you say, “Dogs don’t make resolutions.” Imagine for a moment that he did. Do you think […]

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