The first day I brought Toby home, he learned how to unhook his harness. It was probably just a cheap one didn’t have a good clasp we figured. So, we went out and purchased one our trainer recommended. He got out of that one, too. Three more harnesses, a lot of money and several months… Continue reading Four Paws Comfort Control Harness
It was like a Viennese table for dogs when we walked into the Jake Placid Doghouse in the village of Lake Placid. As soon as we opened the store’s door, Toby’s eyes opened wide, and he headed straight to the large blue, dog bone-shaped table in the middle of the store. And, really, could you… Continue reading Treats, Treats, Treats at Jake Placid Doghouse in Lake Placid
We took some relatives on a sightseeing tour of the Adirondacks today. Our first stop after we left Lake George was the Olympic Sports Complex in Lake Placid.We got kicked out. Just as we were walking up to the outdoor complex, a woman came walking toward us explaining we couldn't go any further. I told… Continue reading Where Has Your Dog Been Kicked Out From?
Could your favorite shelter use some cash and Blue Dog Bakery Treats? Of course they can! Enter our pet photo contest and it could be theirs! My Tail Hurts From Wagging So Much is holding our first Pet Photo Contest to benefit one lucky shelter. The winner will receive a $100 donation in their name… Continue reading Win $100 for Your Favorite Shelter!
My Tail Hurts From Wagging So Much is pleased to introduce our readers to Dan Cicio – a dog trainer at My Doggies Daycare in Southern California. He started there as a kennel supervisor and quickly realized just how much he enjoyed working with the dogs, to the point that he knew it would be… Continue reading Ask Trainer Dan: Good Recall Methods
Hi Everyone, My apologies to our regular follows for not updating our blog in about a week. We try to post something every day, but things have been a little crazy and coupled with several technical site issues, you end up with a slightly stale blog. But, enough about the past! We are back in… Continue reading My Tail Hurts From Wagging So Much UPDATE
After a weekend with several friends of mine a while ago, they made an observation — I never call Toby, Toby. And, thinking about it, they are correct. Many times I’ll call him Toe-Low, Toe-Bo-Low, Toe-Low-Low, Toes, Toe-polos, Toes or Toby-Doe to mention a few. Rarely do I actually call him by his name. It… Continue reading What Do You Call Your Dog?
Saratoga‘s All -American Celebration went to the dogs Saturday when about 40 pups marched in Sloppy Kisses’ Patriotic Pooch Parade to raise money for Bentley, — a Rottie who suffers from chondrodystrophy, a very rare disorder that involves the incomplete development of the epiphyseal cartilage. All the dogs were very well behaved and it was… Continue reading Sloppy Kisses Patriotic Pooch Parade in Saratoga Springs