• Yes please to peanut butter
    August 23, 2015

    Can my Morkie eat nuts?

    Nuts are not such a great idea for your Morkie.  Many can make your little dog very sick, and almost all nuts pose a serious choking hazard for a sma...
  • Travelling with your Morkie
    August 5, 2015

    Kennel Cough Vaccine – Yes or No?

    We had our dog turned away from boarding at the very last minute because he was up to date on all the necessary shots… except Bordatella or Kenn...
  • Morkie sunburn
    July 31, 2015

    Can Morkies get sunburned?

    Absolutely! Morkies can get sunburned in the hot, dog days of summer. Puppies, dogs with a thin or clipped coat and dogs with white coats are all very...
  • Dog watch petcam
    July 24, 2015

    The Pet Cube – gimmick or great to...

    Just used the new Petcube for the first time and I must admit, I approached it with some doubts. It just seemed too gimmicky. BUT, my little buddy LO...
  • Dog after ice cream
    July 21, 2015

    Can dogs eat ice cream?

    Tempted to buy your Morkie a kiddy cone? In hot weather, who can blame you, but there are better ways to treat your friend. But instead of people-ice...
  • constipated morkie dog
    July 16, 2015

    Is your Morkie constipated?

    Constipation’s no fun for anyone, certainly not for your Morkie. Small dog owners are generally more used to dealing with the opposite – b...
  • Hot asphalt awareness
    June 26, 2015

    Hot asphalt awareness

    We know that cars get too hot for animals very quickly… but don’t forget asphalt! How to quickly tell if the pavement is too hot for paws?...
  • A hot car is like an oven
    May 7, 2015

    Prevent heat stroke

    It’s warming up again — time to think about your Morkie and potential heat stroke. Dogs can’t sweat like us – they dissipate a...
  • Maltese dog licking her lips
    October 15, 2014

    Why do Morkies lick your face?

    Ever wonder why dogs lick so much?  You just wash your face or you’ve just finished your makeup and boom!!! Dog kisses all over the place! Gene...
  • Maltese mix puppy, close up
    October 8, 2014

    Beware of teacup dogs: they’re extreme...

    Teacup Morkies – good idea? They’re so tiny and adorable, who wouldn’t want one, but before you decide, please read up on so-called teac...
  • celebs
    August 14, 2014

    Celebrity Morkies

    There are famous Yorkies, or Yorkies owned by celebrities and famous Maltese – Maltese who are owned by celebrities… and now there are fam...
  • Dogs with light faces often have reddish-brown stains under their eyes.
    April 14, 2014

    Clean stains around your Morkie’s ...

    This is the first of 3 articles in a series about your small dog’s stained eyes.  Want to clean stains around dog eyes? If your small dog has exces...
  • dog-first-aid-for-morkies
    February 5, 2014

    The ONE THING you really need in your Mo...

    If you’ve made or bought a first aid kit for your Morkie, you know you need the basics, including: Adhesive tape Ointment or antiseptic cream (s...
  • puppy mill rescue
    August 26, 2015

    Lonely, sick and cold

    That’s life for a puppy mill dog.  Sheer hell. Canada, shame on you!  We like to think that these mills are all ‘down south’ in th...
  • August 11, 2015

    Reverse sneezing!

    Does your Morkie do a crazy thing called a reverse sneeze?  It can sound like the start of an asthma attack or choking but it is literally a REVERSE ...
Yes please to peanut butter
Important

Can my Morkie eat nuts?

Nuts are not such a great idea for your Morkie.  Many can make your little dog very sick, and almost all nuts pose a serious choking hazard for a small…






Travelling with your Morkie
Important

Kennel Cough Vaccine – Yes or No?

We had our dog turned away from boarding at the very last minute because he was up to date on all the necessary shots… except Bordatella or Kennel Cough.  Luckily…






Morkie sunburn
Important

Can Morkies get sunburned?

Absolutely! Morkies can get sunburned in the hot, dog days of summer. Puppies, dogs with a thin or clipped coat and dogs with white coats are all very susceptible to…






Dog watch petcam
Important

The Pet Cube – gimmick or great tool?

Just used the new Petcube for the first time and I must admit, I approached it with some doubts. It just seemed too gimmicky. BUT, my little buddy LOVES it. Pet…






Dog after ice cream
Important

Can dogs eat ice cream?

Tempted to buy your Morkie a kiddy cone? In hot weather, who can blame you, but there are better ways to treat your friend. But instead of people-ice cream, try one…






constipated morkie dog
Important

Is your Morkie constipated?

Constipation’s no fun for anyone, certainly not for your Morkie. Small dog owners are generally more used to dealing with the opposite – bouts of diarrhea – so we don’t…






Hot asphalt awareness
Important

Hot asphalt awareness

We know that cars get too hot for animals very quickly… but don’t forget asphalt! How to quickly tell if the pavement is too hot for paws?  Press the back…






A hot car is like an oven
Important

Prevent heat stroke

It’s warming up again — time to think about your Morkie and potential heat stroke. Dogs can’t sweat like us – they dissipate a little bit of heat through the…






Maltese dog licking her lips
Important

Why do Morkies lick your face?

Ever wonder why dogs lick so much?  You just wash your face or you’ve just finished your makeup and boom!!! Dog kisses all over the place! Generally, licking is sociable…






Maltese mix puppy, close up
Important

Beware of teacup dogs: they’re extremely fragile!

Teacup Morkies – good idea? They’re so tiny and adorable, who wouldn’t want one, but before you decide, please read up on so-called teacups, teensies or baby dolls and the…






celebs
Important

Celebrity Morkies

There are famous Yorkies, or Yorkies owned by celebrities and famous Maltese – Maltese who are owned by celebrities… and now there are famous MORKIES! Here’s a list of just…






Dogs with light faces often have reddish-brown stains under their eyes.
Important

Clean stains around your Morkie’s eyes

This is the first of 3 articles in a series about your small dog’s stained eyes.  Want to clean stains around dog eyes? If your small dog has excess tears,…






dog-first-aid-for-morkies
Important

The ONE THING you really need in your Morkie first aid kit

If you’ve made or bought a first aid kit for your Morkie, you know you need the basics, including: Adhesive tape Ointment or antiseptic cream (such as Polysporin Ointment, Polytracin or…






puppy mill rescue

Lonely, sick and cold

That’s life for a puppy mill dog.  Sheer hell. Canada, shame on you!  We like to think that these mills are all ‘down south’ in the U.S.A. somewhere and we…






Reverse sneezing!

Does your Morkie do a crazy thing called a reverse sneeze?  It can sound like the start of an asthma attack or choking but it is literally a REVERSE sneeze….






Should your Morkie sleep in your bed?

4 out of 5 pet owners admit that they share their beds with their pets. Most of us think nothing of it – after all, isn’t this a member of…






Morkie and the United States Flag

Avoid “July 4th Dogs” syndrome

Did you know that July 4th is THE number one day for lost dogs? Fireworks are the reason; dogs really, really hate them! They will try to run off and find…