Border terrier in pain

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Since publishing my understanding on Spike’s Disease last year, I have been inundated by comments from Border Terrier owners whose dogs were affected by such a nasty disease. This has prompted me to search deeper into the cause of CECS, and to why it appears that a gluten intolerance diet can control the symptoms in […]

Coconut oil: good for dogs?

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As the world becomes wealthier and more comfortable financially (or at least in most countries), there seems to be a continuous search for natural products that may improve our well-being and more stressed lifestyle.  The latest craze I have come across this year is coconut oil – my step daughter got us a tub of paste, […]

Best homemade dog treats recipes

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We all know what a great motivator food can be for our dogs.  For habit streaken Borders, food is advised to be used as the purpose to a walk, or to training.  But – and we know this even too well – Borders, as well as other breeds can put on weight very easily.  We […]

Indy loves sunbathing!!

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Whenever I have talked about keeping dogs cool in hot weather, I have always mentioned how badly my Indy fares in summer months.  But how Border Terriers cope in hot weather varies from individual to individual dog.  Some Borders still enjoy their walk in warmer weathers, some others, like my Indy, get totally deflated.  No […]

The importance of insuring your dog

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Best Buy:  Pet Insurance Price:   depending on your dog’s age, but with benefits Owned by:  The Equine and Livestock Insurance Company My rating:  an absolute 10 out of 10   As you know, Indy has gone through thick and thin when it comes to health issues. But since we adopted him, we never looked at pet […]