I could definitely feel the skipping, cone-weaving and plank crawls. My dog, Ted, on the other hand, cruised through it effortlessly. Maybe it helps to have two extra legs.
Thirty days I spent with them. Thirty days walking, talking, buying them lunch and trying to discover the organizing principal around which my story would authentically take shape. And I did. Find it, that is. The moment I met Fred.
Understand that people don't tend to change a lot. If they disappoint, they will often continue to disappoint. If they impress, they will often continue to impress. You don't want to keep going into a Chinese restaurant looking for Italian food.
We love digging up videos of puppies doing adorable things online. Thanks to ShelterMe.com, we can put this guilty pleasure to good use by spending time with shelter animals and sharing their photos and videos with the world.
The lessons animals show us about our own nature is amazing, and the way they communicate without words is brilliant and simple.
In my practice as a behavior consultant, I have too often heard parents say, with anguish in their voices, that the dog bit and, "He just didn't give any warning." Unfortunately, it does not relieve any pain to explain that the dog gave a warning, but it went unnoticed.
Goodell claims he's "being consistent." How about consistently sending a message to players and fans that violence against women won't be tolerated?
Responsible dog owners understand the importance of making sure their canine companion always has fresh, clean water to drink. But what a surprising n...
My husband doesn't look like Zac Efron. But he looks like Prince Charming to me. And he does the dishes. And brings me a cup of tea every night.
Yesterday I was on the last leg of a long trip home and was anxious to arrive at my final destination. About ten rows ahead of me was a toddler who ...
I have never believed the old saying that good fences make good neighbors because, really, who wants to live next door to a guy who deals in stolen merchandise?
As soon as the plane touched down on the runway, the child got down into the aisle and toddled over to the man holding the dog. We all watched his tear-stained face as he reached out a hand to pet the small animal.
If you live in the Pacific Northwest and your dog goes swimming, boating or fishing with you -- or if you live elsewhere and are in the habit of offer...
Days like this one -- as heartbreaking and stressful as it was -- are the reason why I will always tell my kids that this world is kinder than it is harsh, that most people are good, to jump at the chance to be the helper and to notice those around you and what they might need.
We frequently hear it in training class: "I won't give my dog any people food." This is a bit of a ridiculous sentiment if you think about it. Food is food.
Wilbur loves to play and go on walks. My son says he's a chick magnet. I can see that this might be so as all kinds of people stop to say hello to Wilbur.