Dogs et al Archive

Sluggo the Siberian Husky and Malamute Mix

We’ve fostered more Siberian Huskies and Malamute mixes than I can count. Most of these furry friends have been the typical “wild child.” And then, every once in a while, we have a complete and utter slug! At approximately 10 to 11 years of age, it’s not surprising ole Sluggo isn’t slam dancing multiple times each day. But, as he’s slowed down, his waist line…

Chasing Tail (Rated G)

Yesterday morning’s routine was interrupted when I looked out the window to see a Siberian husky bolting down the street. Uh Oh. Someone was out for a joy run! I grabbed a leash and stepped outside. Nola’s owner is experiencing the fun of back issues right now, so off to convince Nola to shorten her joy run I went. Anyone who has owned a husky…

Dogs–A New Rain Dance?

As the rain gauge is reading 2.5 inches, we are celebrating. However, that means wet dog paws are walking through doors all around our fair city. So, it’s once again time for a training tip. In order to keep your floors from becoming damp and muddy messes, there are several things you can do besides lay out towels, comforters, sheets and old bath mats to…

Backyards are Still Fun

When it comes to backyards, budgets and dogs take a bite out of landscaping fun. Here are a few things to consider. Rosemary. Evergreen. Hardy. Smells good. Here in North Texas, Rosemary grows well and can survive most winters with a lot of mulch and a little tender loving care. We have Rosemary bushes that are now three feet tall, and just as wide. What’s…