Negotiating the Trade

Negotiating the Trade

Dear Friends, Family, Fans and Abolish the Crate Federation Members, Today Mom is writing a blog on how to teach a dog to “trade”. She believes that the “trade” comes in handy when a dog has something that the human would like to have but the dog is disinclined to...

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Teaching the “Trade” Cue

Teaching the “Trade” Cue

We’ve all been there, especially during puppy training. Your beloved pooch has suddenly gotten hold of something you don’t want them to have and which they don’t want to give up. Sometimes, you try to get the object by chasing them down which ends up being a fun game...

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Stress-free Paw-liday tips

Stress-free Paw-liday tips

We can get so busy and stressed during the holidays that we often don’t realize that our dogs can get stressed too. If you're looking for suggestions on how to help your dog cope with the holiday season, we've got you covered. Everyone loves a peaceful holiday,...

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Grady’s Birthday Blog!

Greetings to my friends and fans, Today, July 21, 2020, I turn 9 years old!   I often tell Dawson it is good to slow down and reflect upon things so that is what I’m going to do with today’s blog.  This past year has been full of changes, all wonderful since it only...

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Thanksgiving Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Dog

While I understand Grady’s desire for a “Holiday Feast for Dogs,” I think it is important to note there are some Thanksgiving foods that are potentially dangerous for dogs to consume.  Here’s a list of ten foods to avoid.  Turkey skin and undercooked meat Stuffing and...

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A Winning Team

  A Winning Team Dear Readers: I wanted to title this opinion piece, “How To Be Successful In Spite Of Your Partner” but Dawson was adamant that I stay positive and kind.  I’m always kind but as you all know, it can be difficult to stay positive when your partner...

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The Things You Love

The Things You Love A Valentine’s Day Commentary by Grady Buford Huntley Dear Readers, Everyone says that Valentine’s is a day to express your love but I am compelled to say that I strongly disagree.  As my fellow canines know, one day of the year just doesn’t give us...

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The Bullet

  He sat still, looking out over the field, quiet as a church mouse.  The only thing I saw moving was the twitching of his nostrils. I inhaled to calm myself since I was starting to feel very anxious.  “Deep breaths.” I said to myself, “You can do this.”  I was...

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