Monthly Archives: January 2012
A good friend of mine recently sent me an email that I have to share. All of you with dogs can appreciate this, I know. What follows is his email: ______________________________________________________________________ The following should be posted very low on the Heikes’ refrigerator more »
We are just having such a good time with our puppies. PUPPY SCHOOL is in session, and they are loving it. I have got to say that it is so much fun to walk into the puppy kennel with all more »
Yesterday the three gorgeous little boy puppies from the Morgan X Luke litter turned nine weeks old. They still take their little naps with the three of them snuggling up together in a precious furry pile. When they are not more »
Nicholas Dodman: "Good Old Dog".
We were sitting in the living room on a recent evening. Barrett playing basketball like any obsessed 2-year old would be. Tate was stretched out on the wood floor. Henry was relaxing on the carpet at my feet. Ryan was more »
http://freshpet.com/our-brands/ Our trainer here at Big Dog likes to use the fresh rolls of food, like these from Freshpet, to make our own training treats. We cut up the rolls of food into bite-sized cubes to use as special rewards more »
We are busy moving puppies in the evening now that winter has come to Big Dog Ranch. We had become so comfortable with these wonderful days with highs in the upper sixties and lows around fifty degrees, but with January’s arrival more »
Our handome Redford has been romancing the ladies for the past couple of weeks. After many longing stares and much anticipatory nervous energy, he and our beautiful Delta were allowed to spend a few blissful days together. Mood lighting and more »
The British Labrador was originally bred primarily to participate in hunting, and later to compete in field trials. This has created a dog that can be fundamentally still and quiet while still remaining tense and alert. This breed of dog has webbed more »
Dogs do not have shoulder joints like people and cats do. Their front legs can’t go up high, so be careful when you pick up a puppy or small dog, or when you make a dog or puppy stand up.