Feeding from Stuffed Bones

I recently had surgery to repair my ankle. So far, I’ve been on crutches for five weeks, with another three or four weeks to go before I can ditch the crutches. Our 12-year-old golden retriever thinks this is a perfect situation. He loves being able to spend 95% of...

“I’m Bored” – Part 2, Training

Training to Prevent Boredom in Pets Mental stimulation is at least as important as physical exercise for developing a well-rounded dog that is a pleasure to live with. Just as you might be tired after a few hours of challenging math problems or learning to drive with...

“I’m Bored” – Part 1, Intro

“There’s nothing to do” Remember saying these things when you were a kid? I sure do! And, if your dog chews your shoes, spends the day poised at the window waiting to express his inner Cujo when neighborhood dogs walk by, creates whole-house artwork with the roll of...