Feeding On-Demand

Feeding On-Demand

On-demand feeding works best for my dog, DJ. When he’s hungry, he'll let me know -- either by nodding his head, whining, or shouting in my ear, “Fe...

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Watering Your Dog

Watering Your Dog

One of the great benefits of a raw diet is its exceedingly high moisture content, something in the range of 75%. This means that a raw-fed cat or d...

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What About a Guard Dog?

What About a Guard Dog?

There was a home invasion across the street from us this week. Scary stuff. Screaming, squealing tires, cops, ambulance - the whole nine yards. Ine...

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Let It All Hang Out

Let It All Hang Out

I’m that idiot stopped next to you at the red light. Stereo cranked up to thunderous, carpool karaoke-ing  to the Stones, (Lizzo if no one's lookin...

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Monday is for the Dogs

Monday is for the Dogs

Monday morning again.Good grief. Before I even crawl out of bed, I’m jarred awake by the ruckus outside my house: The gardener's nuclear leaf-blowe...

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Dogs and Cats Getting Gnarly

Dogs and Cats Getting Gnarly

Psst…Hey you!Yeah - you out there reading this fine blog.Does your pet know how lucky it is?It eats better than you. Truth is, your pooch would eat...

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Big Dog Care

Big Dog Care

She’s graceful, long-limbed with a mop of tossed auburn hair and soulful brown eyes that could melt a polar ice cap. And she’s Irish with fiery Cel...

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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Confession: I'm jealous of my dog, DJ. Not because the women fawn all over him, or that he's got a full head of hair, or that he's bold and fearles...

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Metoo, the Canine Version

Metoo, the Canine Version

The way I see it, the canine Metoo movement always lurked beneath the furry coats of our dog buddies. Just that it's more like the toddler version ...

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Eating Like a Dog

Eating Like a Dog

It was perplexing: Why wouldn't my dog, DJ, eat out of a bowl like any other well-mannered graduate of private canine obedience school? I noticed o...

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Life With a Dog is Good

Life With a Dog is Good

As the years sail into the sunset like dust in the wind, I'm becoming more like a  dog.But that's good.Except when I'm eating. That's not so good.L...

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