NO DOG SHOULD HAVE TO SUFFER IN SILENCE
Dog anxiety, like the human anxiety, can be a debilitating and often painful experience.
If you’ve ever felt worried, uneasy, or nervous about an upcoming event or something with an uncertain outcome, or had a panic attack, you know exactly what I’m talking about! Sadly, many dogs suffer in silence because the owners are simply unaware of the signs. Having experienced a season of anxiety myself, I can’t imagine leaving a dog in an anxious state without offering help. Thankfully, there are things we can do to help our furry friends in their times of need.
The purpose of this article is to help you to recognize the signs of dog anxiety and learn how to offer relief.
Continue reading “Dog Anxiety: How to Recognize the Signs and Offer Relief”
Published in The Royal Spaniels Magazine fall edition 2012.
by Leila Grandemange
Once upon a time, thousands of years ago, man and dog entered into a relationship, and it’s been a rocky road ever since . . . Continue reading “For Better or For Worse [A Story About Man’s Best Friend]”
How do you react when your puppy is “naughty?”
Are you tempted to get angry, or do you remain patient and calm? Continue reading “5 Things to do When Your Puppy is “Naughty””
Dog rescue is an emotional topic. None of us likes to see animals suffer. Thank God for shelters and all the amazing people who rescue dogs, and give them safe and loving home. This poem by an unknown author tugs at the heart and reminds us of the great responsibility involved in dog ownership . . . it may even cause us to shed a few tears.
Continue reading “Do I Go Home Today? [Dog Poem]”
Becoming a dog owner is an exciting yet often challenging adventure!
Are you ready for what may lie ahead?
Continue reading “The Puppy Parenting Journey, [Part 1—Am I Ready for a Puppy?]”
Published in the The Royal Spaniels Magazine (2016), by Leila Grandemange
Years ago, a typical school day in America began by placing our right hand over our heart and pledging allegiance to the flag. It was a moment to stop what we were doing, and for every child regardless of race or color, or even the morning dispute with their best friend, to focus on a greater cause. Continue reading “I Pledge Allegiance To My Dog [A Call To Unity]”