Day: May 25, 2016

How a Walking Club Is Slowly Helping My Reactive Dog

We talk a lot about reactive dogs here on Dogster: “There Is a Difference Between a Reactive Dog and an Aggressive One,” “The Hardest Part About Having a Reactive Dog Is Other Pet Parents” and “How to Stop Your Dog From Lunging at Other Dogs on Walks,”  just to name a few articles.  So recently, after Maybelle’s harness broke …

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Choir Director Andrea Ochsner Helps Students Raise Funds for Animals

In 2005, moved by images of Hurricane Katrina, Andrea Ochsner, the choir director at South Keller Intermediate School in Keller, Texas, felt compelled to help those in need. After creating the group Voices for Recovery, she and her students embarked on a fundraising campaign and donated the proceeds from their efforts to the American Red Cross. …

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Meet Soren, a French Bulldog Who Defied Agility Stereotypes

When I say Soren the agility star, odds are you’re picturing a Border Collie, Australian Shepherd, or perhaps Toy Poodle. But this story has more than a few twists, weaves, and turns: Soren is actually a French Bulldog. The breed may be short, heavy boned, and not classically agile, but Soren reminds us not to underestimate Frenchies. They are happy-go-lucky, ready …

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