Why I Need My Space – Blue’s Story
May29

Why I Need My Space – Blue’s Story

After writing my article about “Dog’s That Need Space”, I had many people tell me their stories about dogs they own and how or why they need their space. This is about a lovely German Shepherd by the name of Blue. Blue is a typical GSD that is protective of his family, but he also shows his softer side through the love of his teddy and his “girlfriend” Daisy a pug/shitzu cross.  He puts up with the...

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Respecting a Dog’s Space – Continued
May22

Respecting a Dog’s Space – Continued

  I walk at odd hours, early morning, late at night, in the middle of the afternoon when I think most will be busy and not walking on my path. I go to parks where there are signs “dogs must be leashed” and hope that owners follow these rules. I walk in open fields and large spaces so I can see all around me. I look ahead of me, behind me, around each corner before I get to it. I cross streets when I see you coming,...

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How To Respect A Dog’s Space
Mar14

How To Respect A Dog’s Space

I’m not the kind of person who sees a dog on the street, at the park or at the local pet store that approaches a dog without consulting the handler first. To some, I may even seem like I’m ignoring them and their dog, but to others, they are thankful that what I’m actually doing is RESPECTING the dog and it’s space! As tempting as it for people to say hello, give a pat, a hug, or get into that dogs face because...

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