Kenzo and the Kids

Toy dogs like Kenzo, the Maltese, do not make great companions for children, due to their small size and fragile build. However, irrespective of dog breed and size, the right supervision, patience and attitude is absolutely essential for children to understand and respect their pet pals. Such interactions are great for dogs as well! Kenzo’s pet parent is…

Mario – A Large Lost Dog

Just emotions and observations A frantic phone call from my brother early in the morning yesterday – he found an abandoned German Shepherd Dog (GSD) at the bus stop. The dog was very thin, and covered in dirt and ticks. He was very hungry, and grabbed the biscuit pieces from my hand. None of the local workers…

Zoe – Calming Signals

This is Zoe. He was the size of my palm when I fostered him, as cute as a button! Recently rescued from the streets, he had a very poor appetite and would not drink much water. Zoe was very sickly and inactive. Too sick to get vaccinated, said the vet. I was worried he wouldn’t…

Training Your Dog

Training is not just about the number of commands your dog responds to. It is also about good behaviour – being friendly, confident and polite in all situations. Whether you choose to train your own dog, or hire a trainer, make sure it is a two way stream: take the effort to understand canine language…