Walking with my Dog, As Viewed from Different Perspectives

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For many people, walking their dog is a form of exercise, maybe an excuse to get out of the house or just bonding time with your pooch. Typically your average, seemingly friendly dog owner’s thought process on a walk may look like this: “I love taking my dog out for a walk, it’s a great opportunity for him to sniff … Read More

My Dog Bit My Daughter

I heard a sound unlike any I had ever heard before. There are some foggy details from Thursday March 10th, but I think I actually said out loud, “was that a growl?” Boomer, a 90 pound German Shepard, dropped the toy out of his mouth and covered the 8 foot gap between where he stood and where my 13 year … Read More

3 Halloween Tips From Your Dog

Boomer and Kim wish you a Happy Halloween Do you want some Halloween tips from your dog? As much as the kids in the household are anticipating Halloween, I’m kind of dreading it. I get so excited when the doorbell rings and you freak out – rushing over to the door and opening it quickly while I’m rushing around in a … Read More

Top 8 Things To Train Your Puppy

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“When should we start to train our new puppy?” This is the question I hear almost every day and the answer is simple. It’s never too soon to begin training your puppy. Most people want to jump into training all the typical things you think of related to dog training and begin teaching SIT and DOWN the day they bring … Read More

H3N2 Canine Influenza

In April, we all watched the national news to learn of the outbreak of the H3N2 canine influenza strain that is not covered by the vaccine.  In the last week of May, we heard what we were hoping we would not hear in Annapolis, MD. The first confirmed case of Canine Influenza Virus H3N2 was verified in Anne Arundel County. … Read More

Is Your Dog Fearful?

I was talking last night to a woman that owns a puppy, six months old, Shih Tzu, and she mentioned to me that he’s starting to get a lot better, but that he’s still very skittish and very fearful when she takes him out places, anytime he sees something out of the ordinary, whether that’s a new person or if … Read More