Doggy quote of the month for April

The Online Dog Trivia Quiz

Coming to you this Sunday, 5th April. Join us for a dog-themed pub quiz at your place through Zoom. One lucky participant will win a prize pack of our dog treats valued at $30 (NZ residents only qualify for the prize, but overseas participants are welcome to join).

Lessons from the Canterbury earthquake and how they apply to Covid-19

In this post, I share my advice for living with your dog during the Covid-19 lockdown based on my experience of living through the Canterbury earthquake and its disruption in 2011.

Warmth Works Wonders

Spot the greyhound had his regular massage today. In this post, I explain why I used a wheat bag as part of his session. Warmth is great for achy and arthritic joints, but also helps muscles to relax.

Managing Dogs Through to Old Age – Part 6

In part 6 of my ageing dogs series, I discuss how to modify exercise to avoid injuries and pain

Goodbye, Dumpling

I would have adopted Dumpling if it was possible...but she went to a good home in San Francisco and had 7 years in a loving family home.

Managing Dogs Through to Old Age – Part 5

In Part 5 of my ageing dogs series, I tackle the tricky subject of supplements including the raging interest in CBD

Managing Dogs Through to Old Age – Part 4

In Part 4, I discuss food. You are what you eat - so the saying goes. It applies to our dogs, too.

Owner Expectations of Dog Training

In the March edition of NZ Dog World, I profile the PhD research of Erin Jones who is investigating the choices people make for their dog's training

Managing Dogs Through to Old Age – Part 3

In Part 3, I discuss the importance of weight management with tips and tricks to help dogs lose weight. Dietary changes are almost always required but that does not necessarily mean that you must feed a diet dog food.

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Doggy Mom
The blog about everything dog

I've been blogging since 2010 about a range of dog issues. I particularly like sharing the latest research news and I always share a Doggy Quote of the Month