To tug or not to tug?

To tug or not to tug?

Do tugs turn dogs into thugs? That is the question. A dog owners dilemma that I have heard so often in the past few months that I’ve decided to dedicate an entire blog post to the (somewhat) controversial topic that is tug of war. It’s all about that...
Dog days out: The Netherlands

Dog days out: The Netherlands

We adopted Kygo from DOA almost two years ago and have been busy discovering Dutch destinations that welcome wags and woofs one paw at a time… “Can my dog come too?” Is a phrase I often ask. It’s no secret that well-behaved dogs have more freedom. Putting your...
You wanna be a dog trainer?

You wanna be a dog trainer?

The dog industry is a funny one. Like all fields, it has mighty quirks, perks and of course, downsides. A canine career means a world full of possibilities. It’s intriguing, creative, extremely hands on and undoubtedly highly rewarding work. Whether it’s structuring...
My Super Nero

My Super Nero

I wrote the following text a few weeks after Nero passed but for some reason could not bring myself to publish it on the blog. It’s now been almost one year to the day since Nero crossed that rainbow bridge and even though reading this still brings me to tears, I feel...
Dogs that dislike dogs.

Dogs that dislike dogs.

When your dog doesn’t mix well with other dogs life can get complicated. Shout out to all the dog owners who know exactly what I mean. I’ve been there. I completely understand the emotional stress and humiliation a reactive dog can cause. Taking an...