Dog People vs Cat People: What a Crock!

dog people vs cat people

By the time I hit my early 20′s, the only grandparents I knew had passed away. I wish I had gotten to know them better, but, due to my parents’ divorce when I was young, it didn’t happen. My aunt passed away last year. I wish I had gotten to know her better, too. I … [Read more…]

Captain Naughty Kitty

captain naughty kitty

First, though, the back story. Isn’t there always a back story? Read on, Gentle Readers.

Developing Your Confidence as a Pet Owner

pet owner confidence

Recently, I was chatting with a friend. Who, like me, has pets. Who, also like me, is a damn good obedience instructor. Do we have different methods? Do we see things differently sometimes? Oh Gods, yes. Do we respect them and learn from each other? More than occasionally. Anyway..we’re chatting..and she says to me..’I wish … [Read more…]

What to do When You Make a Mistake Raising Your Pet

pet mistakes

First, a confession. I’ve made many mistakes with my own pets over the years. Some were minor, like using the cheapest pet brush from the pet supply store to try and brush out a matted Collie coat. The brush literally came apart in the middle of a mat. I had to cut out the brush, … [Read more…]