November 22, 2016

Doggy Etiquette – Leashes and Bags, Part I

There is some low-grade tension, which boils up at times, in and around city neighborhoods, between off-leash dog owners and those for whom loose dogs are a “pet” peeve.  In the open public spaces that we all want to enjoy, dogs can have a lot of fun running free.   It […]
November 22, 2016

Doggy Etiquette – Leashes and Bags, Part II

Dogs may also cause property damage or bodily injury, for which owners are of course liable.  Aggressive dogs are a clear danger, but even a friendly but exuberant dog can injure another person by jumping up onto or running into people.   Children are especially vulnerable to being knocked down by […]
November 22, 2016

Growing Up or Growing Old with Your Pet

Dogs can bring benefits at all stages of life. Having a pet a whole new dimension to the emotional, mental, and physical undercurrents to our existence. Relating to a pet is like no other relationship. The bonds are strong and uncomplicated. They can be involved in every single aspect of […]
November 22, 2016

Pet Ownership Can Benifit Children and Seniors

The many touted benefits of pet ownership are all true. It’s no longer considered news that pets reduce stress, help blood pressure, and reduce incidents of depression. Today I want to focus on two age groups: the youngest and the oldest. I address this issue in other articles, but it […]