Isabella is required to have the Bordatella vaccine for her grooming facility. I have always had all her shots done by the vet. I know she is due for Bordatella and when I called to make her a…Continue
I wasn't sure where to post this, or even if I can, but I'll give it a shot! I just noticed that drugstore.com has the FURminators on sale. The small is out of stock, but the medium is on sale for…Continue
Do puppies normally get 3 DHPP shots or 4? I'm conflicted. The breeder (who is a vet) paperwork shows 4 needed, with Isabella's scheduled "due" dates. She had one before we got her and she's…Continue
Yes, it is true. On 9/7/11 at 6:00 p.m. Isabella swallowed a sewing needle. YIKES! I saw something in her mouth, got to her, opened her mouth, saw what loooked like a needle or pin, reached for it...gulp, it was GONE! She certainly is a canine vaccuum cleaner with a bite like a vice grip...She has done well with "drop it" and had gotten many other unsavory things in her mouth, but…Continue
Will someone please tell me why I thought Isabella would sink like a hot rock? Ha Ha.
We recently moved to a new house with a pool and I've been so nervous about her falling in. I never leave her unattended in the yard. Her butt has slipped in once, but I fished her out in a split second. I even considered a doggie life vest, just in case...
Now that the weather is warming up, the kids have been in the pool several times. Isabella goes NUTS and runs…Continue
Time for an update!
Isabella started her first, official training class on Monday. This is the basic, beginning class...What fun! While I've heard of clicker training before, I didn't really know how it works. So neat. It's amazing to me that what I thought was dog training - ask dog to do something, dog does it, give reward - is not at all "where it's at"! To simply wait for dog to do what you want, click, then reward is so different, yet so effective! Our first…Continue