TAILS FROM AROUND TOWN

It’s a dog’s world, and we’re just living in it. Get the scoop on the latest hound happenings, pick up some training tips, and read remarkable stories from pups and the people that love them.

Taste Fall At Our Bakeries

Harvest Flavors Are Here OUR PUMPKIN TREATS & APPLE TREATS ARE RIPE FOR THE PICKING! We don’t know if it is the cooler weather or the crunch of the leaves underfoot, but fall treats just seem to taste better! When fall arrives, our pastry chefs…

Getting To Know You – Australian Terrier

Are you planting trees in your yard? Do you need to do some digging, but don’t own a shovel? Then borrow your neighbor’s Australian Terrier. These natural born diggers will have your yard aerated and full of holes in no time. Unfortunately, they may also…

Chester & Rodney – Wanna Bet?

Yet another exciting adventure for the Potter pups. This time I convinced Hudson to take a bus south. I saw a show on gambling and wanted to try my luck at the craps table. Plus, I’d always heard the term “southern hospitality” and wanted to…

Show Me The Love – Wash n’ Dry

Many dogs love water, puddles, lakes, the ocean. That doesn’t mean they want to be bathed. Sadly, baths are a fact of every dog’s life or, at least, they should be.The most important piece of advice I can offer here is that you should not…

Ready, Set, Let’s Go – How You Doin’

One of the most rewarding activities you can undertake with your dog is certifying him as a therapy dog. Therapy dogs are not to be confused with service dogs, even though both can at times provide similar functions. Service dogs are trained to provide a…

Getting To Know You – Appenzeller Mountain Dog

The Appenzeller Sennenhund, also known as the Appenzeller Mountain Dog is the rarest of the four Swiss Mountain Dogs. It is a muscular, agile, medium-to-large breed, measuring 19 to 22 inches at the withers and weighing between 48 to 70 pounds. According to the Appenzell Mountain Dog Club of America, this rare breed […]

Chester & Rodney – Movin’ On Out

Oh boy, what an adventure Hudson and I had! You see, a few months ago, I decided it was high time for me to get out of dodge, or at least time for me to move out of the family home. I’d been feeling somewhat stifled since the twerp arrived, and getting a bachelor pad […]

Show Me the Love! Social Butterfly

In 1961, Daniel Freedman, Orville Elliott, and Josh King published a study on Puppies in Science magazine. They took five litters of Cocker Spaniels and three litters of Beagles and conducted an isolation experiment. All of the litters and their mothers were kept in a fenced in, one-acre field without any human contact whatsoever. They […]

Ready, Set, Let’s Go! Anyone There?

If you’re still undecided on the perfect sport to take up with Bailey, training her to become a Search and Rescue (SAR) dog might be your cup of tea. SAR dogs have been used for over 300 years. They are highly specialized dogs, that have been trained to search in all sorts of environments. There […]

Getting To Know You – Australian Cattle Dog

Standing at 17” to 20” at the withers and weighing between 33 to 49 pounds, the Australian Cattle Dog is a medium sized dog. This sturdy, compact, muscular dog has a smooth, double coat, with a dense undercoat.According to the American Kennel Club breed standard, the coat should be blue, blue-mottled, blue speckled, red mottled […]

Chester & Rodney – Sorry No Likey

I haven’t been into the city in a while and was thinking about taking the ferry in. I love the city. I remember every trip I take into the big apple. I even remember one Friday years ago. This wasn’t one of my notorious PB&J adventures, no sir. This time I went in with Mom, […]

Show Me the Love! Trick and Treat Dog

Last year, the American Kennel Club launched its Trick Dog program. This exciting program encourages people to train their dogs to do a variety of tricks. Yes, your dog can now get titles for sitting, fetching and even for driving you to the grocery store to buy milk. There are five Trick Dog Titles to strive […]