Learning from the nose

We all know that a dog’s nose is powerful – it is his number one sense  to interpret his world. Dogs can smell up to 100,000 times better than a human – they have 300 million olfactory receptors in their noses, versus our measly 6 million. And the part of the dog’s brain that is […]

My Favourite Things

It’s that time of year – the holiday season is upon us!  And in the tradition of Oprah, I thought I would put together a short blog of my favourite dog things.  These are the perfect gifts for that discerning dog guardian on your list! First up – the leather leash with traffic handle, fondly […]

Hanging With Maxine

Today I went to my local shelter to spend some time with Maxine – a Mastiff/ Shepherd cross that is just over a year old.  Maxine has spent about 2 months at the shelter and is getting bored and frustrated.  I heard she likes to learn, so off I went with clicker, treat pouch, mat […]