Dogfishing – Guilty as Charged

For years now after our Thursday hockey game a bunch of us head over to one of our favorite dog-friendly dive bars, The Tempest.  Now because it’s dog-friendly I, of course, bring a dog (sometimes 2). My dogs, and I don’t mean to brag, attract attention. Marmalade cuts a wide path at 165 pounds of…

August 20, 2019

It’s a Dog, Not an iPhone

Quick disclaimer – I’ve never had an iPhone so this entire blog is based on conjecture and observation. Anyway, I’m told the great thing about an iPhone, and other Apple products, is that you take them out of the box, turn them on and like magic, they are ready to go!  They’ve got your favorite…

August 13, 2019

Quit the Gym – Get a Dog!

We’re supposed to get about two and a half hours of moderate to vigorous physical activity a week. Sure, some folks set an alarm clock and hustle off to the gym but according to research at the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Veterinary Science there’s a much better way to get those required steps: get…

August 6, 2019

Why ALL Dogs Should Get the Dog Flu Vaccination

There’s a saying I’ve heard over the years: “You are not obligated to complete the work of perfecting the world, but you are not free to desist from trying to do so,” or an other way to express the same sentiment, “You are not required to complete the task, yet you are not free to…

August 1, 2019