Dog Tired

The precise origin of this idiom is uncertain. It can be traced back to many works of literature from hundreds of years ago, including Shakespeare who used the term “dog-weary” in his play, The Taming of the Shrew. It means to be extremely tired to the point of exhaustion, and anybody who’s spent enough timeContinue reading “Dog Tired”

Can dogs get drunk?

Drinking alcohol is a favorite pass time of many people and cultures around the world. It’s an ancient drink often used in ceremony, and made from many different ingredients to create many flavors from beer to moonshine and everything in-between. Some even theorize that making alcoholic beverages was on of the primary reasons human beingsContinue reading “Can dogs get drunk?”

A brief history of Dalmatians

Dalmatians are easily one of the most recognizable breeds with their white coats covered in black spots. They’ve been known to ride with firemen and cause all kinds of trouble for that wicked Cruella DeVille. They were my favorite breed when I was a child (likely because of that famous Disney cartoon), and I alwaysContinue reading “A brief history of Dalmatians”

Can dogs eat apples?

Apples are a delicious and nutritious treat that humans all over the world enjoy. They provide vital nutrients like vitamins A and C, potassium, antioxidants, and fiber. As the saying goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But can dogs partake in this delectable and healthy treat? Luckily dogs can enjoy apples asContinue reading “Can dogs eat apples?”

How Dogs can help you Defeat Depression

Depression is a detrimental and serious condition that affects millions of people in the U.S. alone. It can take over your life and even lead you to take your own life, leaving your loved ones with unanswered questions, pain, and feelings of guilt. I am no stranger to the effects of depression and the wayContinue reading “How Dogs can help you Defeat Depression”

Finding Maple

I didn’t want to get a dog from the shelter. “They’re crazy. They have issues. I’ll have to deal with the trauma and I don’t know how or have the time.” Those were my thoughts and excuses, but my sister convinced me to at least give it a shot, so I did. There’s a small,Continue reading “Finding Maple”