Posted on: June 20, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Meet Wally and Squiggy

Dog’s name: Wally and Squiggy Nicknames: Waldo & Squiggs Adoption Story: Wally and Squiggy are a brother and sister puppy duo that were adopted by a brother and sister. I saw the two dogs and it was love at first find, so I told my brother. He went to meet the puppies in their foster home to see if they’d be a good fit. From that moment we knew they belonged…

Posted on: June 20, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Meet Smokey

Dog’s name and age: Smokey, 8 years Smokey’s story: Having had Goldens for a number of years, we decided we wanted to change up the color of the fur all over the house. We found Smokey on PetFinder.com. Smokey loves to take long walks in the neighborhood. He finds lots of good smells in the neighborhood. We’ll often find him barking at hawks and other large birds flying overhead along…

Posted on: June 20, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

One thing will make the most difference to your dog’s health

Health and Longevity Course for Dogs             Chapter 5 Did you like chemistry in school? I wonder what your answer is to this question. Most people have a love/hate relationship with chemistry. The complex structure of chemical compounds makes most peoples’ head spin. I took quite a few years of chemistry at school and I even remember having a chemistry kit where I made solutions bubble…

Posted on: June 19, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Why Do Dogs Lick? – Parade

Whether you find it absolutely adorable or kinda yucky, there’s no denying that dogs tend to lick. They lick themselves, they lick their toys, and of course, they lick us. But have you ever wondered why? “Some dogs are just lickers. They know that people, in general, give a certain response, like petting the dog and saying, ‘Oh you’re so cute!’—dogs like that,” Dr. Jeff Werber, Fi Veterinary Consultant and…

Posted on: June 19, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

COMIC: Pet Adoption Climbed In COVID Times. Here’s What Dogs Need Now : Shots – Health News – NPR

COMIC: Pet Adoption Climbed In COVID Times. Here’s What Dogs Need Now : Shots – Health News : NPR Accessibility links COMIC: Pet Adoption Climbed In COVID Times. Here’s What Dogs Need Now : Shots – Health News Dog and cat adoptions climbed in 2020. Pets have been constant companions — easing our grief and fears. Now it’s our turn to ease dogs’ separation anxiety, as we head back out…

Posted on: June 19, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Are your friendships in tune?

What to do when you and your friends don’t jive This morning I woke up at my friend’s lovely cottage. They were kind enough to invite me to spend the weekend with them in the mountains of north-eastern Czech Republic. My visit prompted me to reflect upon my friendships, and how wonderful it has been to see them become easier over the years. I love the saying that we are the…

Posted on: June 18, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Rock Out To the Rock Creek Song Dogs’ Newest Album -… – Volume One

SONGS FROM THE SOUL. The Rock Creek Song Dogs’ latest album, Meadowlark, features music that comes right from the heart. (Submitted photo) Creating original music can evoke the deepest of emotions from a songwriter. But when the music is created by partners in life, the melodies transcend to an even deeper level.  “The amount of time we spend together really fine tunes the communication between us,” said Sani Jo Soha,…

Posted on: June 17, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Playing Tug With Dogs Is a Good Thing

True or False: Tug is a great game to play with your dog. According to our resident canine behavior expert, the answer is a resounding “true,” albeit with some caveats. Dogs who like it—which is most of them—get a lot from it; even some who don’t take to it immediately can learn to enjoy it. Read on to discover why and how to play tug with your dog. Many dogs…

Posted on: June 17, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Lost Mountain Group finds 2nd career for retired military dogs as veteran companion pets – Fauquier Times

Andrew Keahon offered firm yet gentle words of correction to Luna, a 4-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever when they visited Fauquier’s Northern Community Park recently. She has yet to outgrow her puppy exuberance and wanted to swim after the ducks, play with other dogs and introduce herself to the people and children in the park. Meanwhile, 8-year-old black lab Chance was much more subdued. He was content to simply lean against…

Posted on: June 17, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Must-Have Dog Hiking Gear: Emergency Rescue Harness

It’s a nightmare scenario: You and your dog are having a great time in the outdoors when suddenly, something happens to her—a fall, a twist, a snake bite—and she’s out of commission. If she’s too big for you to comfortably and safely carry in your arms back to your vehicle, what do you do? A new product from Mountain Dogware, a family-owned business, has the answer to that question: their…