BOOM! BANG!

Dogs can hear a wider range of frequencies than humans, and can pick up sounds that are four times further away than what we can. Fireworks can be SCARY for your dog. Common stress signs in dogs include licking lips, whale eyes, tail tucked under, pacing, hiding, drooling, shivering, barking, elimination and destructive behavior. Read…

Tails in Trains! Rajdhani Edition

Deciding to move was easy. Figuring out how was hard.We considered 3 options: airplane, car and train. Air India is the only airline transporting dogs. (Jet Airways used to!) However, Ginger was not crate-trained, and we thought she would be very stressed alone, in the crate, and in cargo for those few hours. Driving down…

Bowie and Stella – Playing to their Strengths

Taking on multiple dogs at once can be fun and productive, but also chaotic. But in the case of Bowie and Stella, I think it was pretty great! 🙂 Bowie and Stella are two adult rescues from Wings of Love, Kuwait. Yes, they were rescued from Kuwait and rehomed here in Baltimore. While neither dog…

Giving Mulligan an ‘Escape’

I had the fun opportunity to pet-sit 3-month old boxer-mix, Mulligan. I haven’t been a 24/7 puppy parent in a while, and this was certainly a great experience! Mulligan is easily startled by new sounds and objects. It’s very critical that we socialize him in the right way so that he grows up to be a…

‘Designer Dog’ Tilly

Designer dogs, or hybrids, are intentionally planned crosses between two purebred dogs. Despite not being officially recognized by the AKC, Designer dogs are extremely popular because of their adorable looks and delightful personalities. Our designer dog is Tilly! She’s a Cavachon, a hybrid of the Bichon Frise and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Designer dogs were bred to…

No snoozing with this Schnauzer

Porter, our lovable mini Schnauzer, is a small puppy with a giant personality. The Schnauzer breed originated in Southern Germany in the 14th or 15th century. Farmers and tradesmen needed a versatile dog that could fit in their carts, guard their goods at markets and keep rodents away. This medium-sized dog is closest to today’s Standard Schnauzer. This…