Help for Blind Dogs

help for blind dogs

HELP FOR BLIND DOGS Muffin’s Halo For Blind Dogs offers help for blind dogs.   They sent us one of their devices to try out with Kompis, whose cataracts have gotten progressively worse over the last few months, and now she’s almost completely blind.   Between her blindness &

Why are dalmatians fire dogs?

Why Dalmatians are fire dogs

WHY ARE DALMATIANS FIRE DOGS? Dalmatians are perhaps best known for their role as fire-fighting apparatus escorts and firehouse mascots. Since Dalmatians and horses are very compatible, the dogs were easily trained to run in front of the carriages to help clear a path and quickly guide

Dog Massage

Relaxing Rex Canine Massage

DOG MASSAGE   Kompis has been a bit stiff lately.  She sometimes has trouble getting up, walks slowly uphill on some days, and has trouble going up stairs.  I decided it was time to get her some bodywork.   At first she was skeptical.  She’s had vets make

Too Much Dog

too much dog. when a dog is too big to handle

TOO MUCH DOG Sometimes people get dogs who turn out to be too much dog to handle… especially when they are large, strong breeds.   Sadly, Capone is one of these dogs. At a about 1 year old and over 100lbs, his human father had surgery and could

Dog Temperament Evaluation

Dog Temperament Evaluations

DOG TEMPERAMENT EVALUATION The 4 most common reasons The Pooch Coach is asked to perform a Dog Temperament Evaluation are:   1. Shelter dog about to be put down – can the rescue group save him and safely place him into a foster home?   2. Person

Pit Bulls Bad Rap

pit bulls bad rap

PIT BULLS BAD RAP Saffron gives The Pooch Coach a big Smooch!   Pits bulls bad rap is only fairly recent.  Some people believe they are all dangerous and aggressive. But it’s really their owners that are misbehaved! Pits can be as sweet as any other breed. Did