Fighting Canine Cancer with Nutrition: A Ketogenic Diet with Dr. Harvey’s Paradigm Did you know that 6 millions dogs are diagnosed with cancer each year? Think about that number for just a moment… That’s more dogs than the human population of Montana, Delaware, South Dakota, North Dakota, . . .
Empowered Puppy Program: Changing the World One Puppy At A Time! I’ve learned many things from living with and training deaf puppies, but one of the most meaningful lessons I’ve learned from my deaf dogs is that, aside from only using positive reinforcement techniques, there is no single right . . .
Teaching New Hand Signs as Deaf Dog Enrichment Teaching your deaf dog new hand signs is a great way to provide dog enrichment, increase your deaf dog’s problem-solving skills, expand her or his vocabulary and strengthen the bond between you and your deaf dog. And by using a healthy, . . .
Dogs Got Sensitive Skin? Get Dr. Harvey’s Paradigm! Though my deaf dogs, Edison and Foster, have an entire blog inspired by them and are obsessively featured in tons of social media shares, they’re just like any other deaf dog. Okay, maybe their egos ARE bigger, but still... Egos . . .
My Deaf Dogs Have Superpowers! Celebrating National Specially-Abled Pets Day My deaf dogs aren't disabled; my deaf dogs have superpowers! They may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound (okay, maybe Foster could do that!) or kick patriarchy in the jittles like Wonder Woman, but they . . .
Helping Deaf Dogs and Children Meet Safely With Geralynn Cada, CPDT, AKC CGC Evaluator In celebration of National Dog Bite Prevention Week, I’m sharing some ways we can help deaf dogs and children meet each other safely. Keeping children safe around dogs, and deaf dogs safe around children, is a . . .
Adopting A Deaf Dog When You Have No Idea What You're Doing Adopting a deaf dog when you have no idea what you're doing is something crazy people do, right? Logical or nor, adopting a deaf dog was the best decision we ever made. If you're thinking about adopting a deaf dog but are hesitating . . .
What You Need to Know About Deaf Dogs: Safety, Training and More This collection of posts on what you need to know about deaf dogs has been a long time coming. Ever since we adopted our first deaf dog, Edison, 5 years ago, I have become obsessed with deaf dogs. Edison inspired me to start blogging . . .
Chester Bennington is Dead and I Want to Scream From a Sexual Abuse Survivor's Journal This is an entry from my sexual abuse survivor’s journal. My most personal and revealing writing- some of which I share and some of which I don’t- is a cathartic retelling and reframing of my story. The word . . .
How I Was Dragged to My First BlogPaws Conference (and Fell in Love) I can’t believe it’s just 40 more sleeps until the BlogPaws 2018 Conference! This will be my fourth conference in four years, and the BlogPaws Conference has become the highlight of my year. I generally don't feel comfortable . . .