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Tag Archives: petadoption

Top 5 Reasons to Adopt a Shelter Pet

October 08, 2013

So, you’re thinking about adding a new dog or cat to your family? Do you find a breeder, visit a pet store, or visit your local animal shelter? As the adoptive “pet parent” of three rescue dogs, here’s my top five reasons to consider adopting from a shelter or rescue group: What you see is what you get: If you choose to adopt an adult…  

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Father’s Day: A Canine Point of View

June 16, 2012

It’s easy for me to talk about what it’s like to be a dad to the world’s greatest long haired Dachshunds, but that would be boring. After all, we all know how wonderful it is to be a pet parent, right? I think it would be more useful if you get the dogs’ points of view. After all, this is a pet blog. So without…  

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Do Tough Guys Have Tough Dogs? New Study Says Yes.

June 08, 2012

I read this article about a week ago, and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. You’ve probably heard of the truism that dogs’ personalities resemble or even mirror those of their owners. A fascinating study out of the University of Leicester in England indicates that people who are unpleasant are much more likely to own dogs who are more aggressive.  In other words, antisocial…  

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