Mr Stix NACSW NW1 Searches

On June 23 2023, our youngest canine hero (Mr Stix) earned his NACSW NW1 title on his second try. He also earned a 2nd place and pronounced honors

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CYP2B11 Deficiency Dogs

If dog lovers are aware of CYP2B11 deficiency dogs, they likely think of sighthounds. The list of breeds with the CYP2B11-H3 gene mutation, though, reaches far beyond greyhounds

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MDR1 Dog Breeds

Thankfully, all 3 of our dogs carry 2 normal MDR1 genes. We know that thanks to DNA testing, where it shows up as Normal-Normal. Most MDR1 dog breeds

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FHO Surgery Dog

Let's take a look at FHO surgery dogs sometimes need. Click through to see Mr. Stix's actual pre- and post-operative x-rays from his FHO surgery in 2019. We

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Tech Updates to Dog Relaxation Protocol Audio

Quick newsflash for Dog Relaxation Protocol users about some required tech updates to the FREE audio files Champion of My Heart made available eons ago and continues to

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Give Rice to Dogs? Why I Can’t Stop

Recently, I mentioned in another dog diarrhea post about how some dog lovers and veterinary hospitals no longer recommend you give rice to dogs with upset tummies. When

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Pet Insurance Annual Review and Renewal

In 2022, our pet insurance through Embrace Pet Insurance was going to go up a lot. I don't remember the exact percentage, but it was enough to shock

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Dog Genes and Cancer Insights

This is neat! A new databank of dog genes at UC Davis may provide genetic insights into 3 common (and devastating) cancers in dogs & people. One of

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Dog Diarrhea Changes in Treatment

Most of us continue to use the same strategies we always have for dog diarrhea - out of habit or a sense of what seems to work for

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Behavioral Euthanasia and Dogs

Those who follow us on social media and subscribe to our site via email already know that our long-term foster dog Forest got adopted, returned a month later,

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