I posted earlier this week about Dutchess, the blind therapy dog who has achieved so much in spite of her disability. One of the things she does is participate in the sport of K-9 Nose Work, which I hadn’t heard of before, so I did a little bit of research. Continue reading K-9 Nose Work→
Today we welcome guest blogger Griff Haeger to doggies.com. Griff is a writer and lifelong dog lover who enjoys writing about various pet grooming products and the benefits of natural dog food. When he isn’t spending time with his canine companions he is jogging or fixing an air conditioner at work.
Training a new pup can be tough, especially if it’s an entirely new breed to you. I’ve had a canine companion in the house literally my whole life, and if there is one thing I have found about training new pups, it’s that they learn better with an example to follow.
A video published by my hometown newspaper, The (Canton) Repository. It shows Zeke, a police dog who is retiring, and his handler, K-9 Officer Chris Heslop. I was struck by the emotion in his voice when he talks about Zeke, and what his retirement will mean to the officer and his family.