• Dog microchip
    October 29, 2014

    To microchip or not?

    Millions of dogs get lost each year. Tragically, few are reunited with their owners. Many lost dogs end up in shelters where they are adopted out to n...
  • dog-halloween-costumes
    October 26, 2014

    Dog Halloween Costumes – yes or no...

    Commercially it’s the second biggest holiday of the year – surpassed only by Christmas!  We don’t like to leave our furry friends o...
  • Jerky Treats deaths
    October 19, 2014

    What the !#@%! is up with Nestle Purina ...

    Swiss-based giant Nestle Purina needs to do the right thing and keep their jerky treats made in China OFF THE SHELVES! Despite a $6.5 million settle...
  • why-do-dogs-lick-us
    October 15, 2014

    Why do dogs 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...
  • October 8, 2014

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

    Are you thinking of getting a Yorkshire Terrier, Maltese or Morkie and looking at Teacups? They’re so tiny and adorable, who wouldn’t want one...
  • Morkie having a bath
    October 5, 2014

    Bad hair day. Really bad hair.

    What do you do when your groomer makes a mistake? Just had a post on my Facebook page from someone really distraught over her dog being clipped right ...
  • yorkie morkie or maltese copy
    September 4, 2014

    Why worry if your Morkie is overweight?

    In my last post, Is your Morkie a Porkie, we looked at how and why small dogs become overweight, and what we can do about it.  No surprise it’...
  • dogs-need-your-love
    August 28, 2014

    10 Things Your Dog Would Tell You

    Today’s blog is a little sentimental (OK, a LOT sentimental) but I challenge anyone who loves an animal to read this without getting a little lu...
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his partner  Justin Mikita with their Morkie "Leaf."
    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...
  • Dental doggie
    December 8, 2014

    Your Dog and Separation Anxiety

    Do you feel guilty when you have to go out or even go to work, because of the way your dog reacts? If he seems to miss you too much,...
  • adorable morkie
    November 26, 2014

    How to potty train a puppy

    Rule #1 Be consistent! In my last post we talked about choosing just one method for your new puppy to go potty – either inside or outside but yo...
  • parti morkie
    November 17, 2014

    The #1 mistake we make potty training

    You’ve got a new puppy coming home: how are you going to approach house training? There are a number of different approaches to successfully house ...
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    November 13, 2014

    Paw care and your Morkie

    Your Morkie’s paws are pretty miraculous. The bone structure isn’t that different from our own hands when you see X-rays – except th...
  • dog separation anxiety
    November 5, 2014

    Bad Dog or Separation Anxiety?

    Is your dog driving you crazy with bad behaviour? How do you figure out if it’s a lack of training, a very stubborn animal or separation anxiety...