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May 2016

Meditation/Self-Reflection Recommended For Overworked Dog

May 29, 2016

Dear Dr. Spot,  This question may be different from what you’re used to because I think my owners are totally awesome! I’m a young working dog—meaning I work both on our property and outside the home. My owners enter me in agility trials year-round ( I’m a three-time champion!), I herd the neighbor’s sheep…and anything else that isn’t tied down, and have all kinds of daily chores to do around our farm, like feeding the other animals, mucking horse stalls,…

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The Great Outdoors Is For Little Dogs, Too!

Dear Dr. Spot,  Here’s my problem:  I have an overprotective owner who is “afraid” to let me outside. I’ve been told that I’m a very small dog, but I sure don’t feel small! In fact, I’ve always felt quite brave and bold inside, until…

May 26, 2016

Dogs And Owners Need To Stop And Smell…

Dear Dr. Spot, I’m at my whit’s end, and here’s why: My owner is so impatient and soooo into her own exercise, that when we go for walks (she calls them “power walks”), there’s never even a moment for me to tarry and take…

May 21, 2016

Dog Toys Needn’t Be Expensive

Dear Dr. Spot,  My owner, who really does mean well, keeps buying me these expensive, “interactive” toys, like puzzles, and dog bowls with little compartments that supposedly make me “work” for my food. (Believe, me, even I know that I’m not really “hunting” for…

May 18, 2016