Thoughts and Actions on COVID-19

Thoughts and Actions on COVID-19

This is a very scary time, and I think we are all wondering how we will look back on 2020. There are so many unknowns as we navigate a new way of life, with the fortunate folks working from home while others have been or soon will be laid off, kids homeschooling, grocery store shelves barren, and no toilet paper or traffic in sight. Many of us have loved ones that we are very concerned for; I count myself in this group and have a great deal anxiety over the safety of my immune-compromised hero-father. For those who have lost…read more >
How to Fail with Your New Foster or Adopted Dog

How to Fail with Your New Foster or Adopted Dog

So many good-hearted people want to save a "rescue" dog either through foster or adoption. And while their intentions may be beautiful, their actions may actually set the dog up to fail. There are several key mistakes that people make when bringing home a rescue dog that must be avoided in order to avoid failure with your new charge. (1) Give your dog so much love! Your new dog may have been neglected, abused, or otherwise mistsreated by humans. You must shower this dog with love and affection!!!! Snuggles, treats, praise at every movement... WRONG. Even a small amount of…read more >