Why Dogs Eat Poop and How to Get Them to Stop

Why Dogs Eat Poop and How to Get Them to Stop

It’s called Coprophagia and it sucks. I’ve heard that canine mothers will eat their puppy’s poop to keep the litter safe by hiding their scent. But this isn’t something most of us are facing when our dogs are eating poop. Why do dogs eat poop? They’re seeking out the...
Are We Over Vaccinating Our Dogs

Are We Over Vaccinating Our Dogs

This post was originally created as a page of Keep the Tail Wagging; it has been slightly updated and republished. I wrote an article sharing my concerns with annual vaccinations a while back.  I’ve also shared our vaccination protocol; but I still have...
Help Others Find Good Vets by Reviewing them on Yelp

Help Others Find Good Vets by Reviewing them on Yelp

Losing Blue a year ago was a pivotal point in my life.  I became serious about my mental health (I’ve battled with depression for decades), I became serious about my business, and I became a true advocate for our dogs.  I speak for them; I speak up for them....
My Dog’s Tummy is Making Gurgling Noises

My Dog’s Tummy is Making Gurgling Noises

One of the downsides to being a pet blogger is that you become hyper sensitive to your dog’s health. Whenever one of our dogs does anything slightly out of the norm for our day, I worry. Sydney is over weight, so she must have a growing tumor or a thyroid...
A Common Skin Issue with Puppies You Should Know About

A Common Skin Issue with Puppies You Should Know About

This was formally a page on Keep the Tail Wagging and has now been converted to a post and updated. When Scout and Zoey went to the vet for one of their puppy appointments, the vet took a moment to inspect their tummy.  Having been through this routine with Blue, I...
Why Does My Dog Have Such Bad Gas Lately?

Why Does My Dog Have Such Bad Gas Lately?

This summer I met a woman who had a dog who smelled awful.  He was such a gorgeous, sweet dog, but the smell was a shock.  Last month, a dog wandered onto our property after a thunderstorm.  He smelled awful.  I wanted to give him a bath, but like the woman’s...
Did You Know Herding Breeds have Drug Sensitivies?

Did You Know Herding Breeds have Drug Sensitivies?

I have an addiction to Reality TV on the Bravo network.  One of my favorites is Million Dollar Listing and I was binge watching a few Miami episodes and one of the real estate agents took her dog to the vet for a routine teeth cleaning and he died. What? The show...

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