Over the past two years I've had the privilege of getting to know a remarkable young woman by the name of Bre Altherr. She and her husband Chris, own and operate the North Indy Sit Means Sit franchise. When they say sit really does mean sit - it really does mean that! While their facility... Continue Reading →
About three months ago King (my American Bully) began playing a game with me that is not only funny but a lot of fun for me - and a nice release for him I am sure. I call it the Howling Game - even though it starts with a whole bunch of barking. King will... Continue Reading →
this week I am going to share a video of my husband Donnie playing The "Stalking" Game with Meshach - a video I've never shared before anywhere.
Okay this is going to probably seem REAL corny to most of you. When I watch the video I know it's corny lol, but it's also a lot of FUN! King and I play this game every single day.
We know what "defusing" a bad situation means right? In case not here is the definition on dictionary.com: "to make less dangerous, tense, or embarrassing: to defuse a potentially ugly situation". However, what about "diffusing" a bad situation? The definition of "diffusing" is "to pour out and spread, as a fluid or to spread or... Continue Reading →
The Horowitz Dog Cognition Lab is run by Dr. Alexandra Horowitz, author of Inside of a dog: What dogs see, smell, and know. Our research group is based in New York City, and we study the behavior and cognition of companion dogs.
Almost everyone tells me when they meet Meshach or when they see his photos something like one friend said today "He's beautiful and looks like he has a wonderful little soul there. I like him and his look. Bet he's a lover." And they have nailed it in a nutshell! Here is what I responded... Continue Reading →
When I leave that salutation at the end of my blog posts what I am meaning is that I want you to have a HAPPY day bepaws most humans associate tail wagging with a "happy" dog. However, just bepaws we are wagging our tails doesn't mean we are happy. It can can a lot of... Continue Reading →