When trying to compare your dog’s age to human age, it’s one year in a dog’s life equals seven human years, right? Not so fast there, you!
The American Veterinary Medical Association breaks it down a little differently. They say at the end of a dog’s first year of life, s/he is the equivalent of a human teenager, about 15 years. In the second year, growth and development slows down a bit, adding about nine human years to take your dog to early adulthood, about the equivalent of a 24-year old person. Beyond that, every calendar year adds about five human years’ worth of aging. Continue reading How Old Is Your Dog?→
Today is National Random Acts of Kindness Day. Our dogs give us kindness every day, so this is the day we should pay it back with random snuggles, kisses, treats, playtime, and toys. Maybe even some time on the furniture where they’re not usually allowed. (Never happens at my house.)
One need only look at the wildfires raging in the Western US or the storm activity in the Caribbean to know that climate change is real. We all know we have a carbon footprint we should be trying to shrink, but did you know your dog has one that can be reduced, too?
A Bullmastiff is an awfully big, powerful dog. Who knew they were also so sweet? Evidently, every time this newborn cried, Brutus would give him his favorite toy – looks like a Furballz to me. Everybody say awwwwww…. Continue reading A New Friend→
Are you old enough to know who Mrs. Kravitz is? Gladys Kravitz was a recurring character on the ancient Bewitched show. She constantly had her nose stuck out of her curtains, and knew absolutely everything that went on in the neighborhood. My dogs are definitely the same way, except when nap time intervenes.