Doggy News

American Working Dogs

August 30, 2019 :: Posted by Tommy Terrier

First celebrated in 1882, Labor Day is the yearly national celebration of the contributions that workers have made to the prosperity of the United States.  Today we celebrate by sharing how dogs, our beloved four-legged companions, have assisted in furthering the prosperity and strength of the US. Dogs have been working alongside humans for centuries, read more

Traveling With Your Dog

June 25, 2019 :: Posted by Tommy Terrier

There is always something fun to do with your dog in the summertime, from hiking and camping to kayaking and road-tripping, I just can’t get enough!  I have many wonderful memories of past summer adventures and the recent warmer weather has me yearning for more.  If you love exploring nature with your dog or are read more

Things to Know About Heat Stroke

June 25, 2019 :: Posted by Tommy Terrier

Summer?  Is that you?  It’s been a cold and rainy spring in the Midwest, but recent warm temperatures mean that summer is finally on its way!  With heat waves and weather changes approaching, it’s important to remember how this can make outdoor adventures more hazardous for us and our pets.  To begin our Summer Series, read more

Things to Know About Water Intoxication

June 25, 2019 :: Posted by Tommy Terrier

Do you have a dog who loves to swim, retrieve in the water, chase waves, chomp at white caps, run in river streams, play in the sprinklers or catch water from the hose in your back yard?  If so, you should be aware of water intoxication.  Although rare, water intoxication is a life-threatening condition and read more

Earth Day – April 22

April 18, 2019 :: Posted by Tommy Terrier

Did you know:  The word Terrier was derived from the Latin word Terra, meaning “earth”.  Dogs in the terrier group were bred to “go to ground” to hunt vermin.  Can you identify these four types of terrier?       1. Bedlington Terrier 2. Cairn Terrier 3. American Hairless Terrier 4. Smooth Fox Terrier