How Can I Keep My Heeler Happy?

Red Heeler Doing an Agility Jump

It isn’t at all difficult to keep a heeler happy as long as you keep her busy. Heelers have an endless supply of energy and are highly intelligent dogs. So, in order to keep a happy heeler, you need to keep her physically and mentally occupied. This article explores several different ways to answer the … Read more

Australian Cattle Dog Behavior Issues

This article discusses some of the Australian Cattle Dog Behavior Issues that have been known to occur within this breed. I am not implying that all Australian Cattle Dogs have behavioral issues. Behavioral issues are more likely to occur when the owner is not fully informed of what to expect and what is required for … Read more

5 Sudden Canine Behavior Changes: What You Can Do to Help Your Dog

Senior dog howling - 5 sudden canine behavior changes

If your adolescent, middle-aged, or aging dog suddenly starts manifesting behaviors that you have never before seen in her, it is time to take notice. The behaviors can have many possible causes, however, certain types of behavior may point to different types of problems. This article discusses 5 sudden canine behavior changes and what you … Read more

How to Choose the Best Food for Your Dog

Two dogs sitting behind the kitchen table waiting for food

Diet is one of the leading factors that will determine your dog’s health. It is one of the most important factors that will determine your dog’s quality and quantity of life—her lifespan. To ensure your dog has a long and healthy life, you need to know how to choose the best food for your dog. … Read more

Australian Cattle Dog vs Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog

Australian Cattle Dog on a Teeter - Australian Cattle Dog vs Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog

These two dog breeds have some similarities, however, they also are two very different breeds. The Australian Cattle Dog vs Stumpy Cattle Dog both are members of the herding dog AKC group so both are herding dogs. The Stumpy Tail Cattle dog is sometimes called ‘heeler’, ‘stump tail cattle dog’, ‘stumpy’, and ‘stumpy tail’. The … Read more

Best Dog-Friendly Mud Runs

woman and dog emerging from an obstacle in the mud run

If you are ready to move beyond a run on your typical neighborhood route, here are some of the best dog-friendly mud runs to enjoy with your dog. A dog-friendly mud run is usually from 2.5 to 5K in distance. However, there are other dog-friendly runs that are much longer, including marathons, and ultramarathons (50 … Read more