Day: July 29, 2016

6 Tips for Navigating Hallways and Elevators With Your Dog

Hallways and lifts present a daily challenge for city-dwelling dog lovers. For such a common part of urban life, elevators especially can be rather tense places. When forced into these confining contraptions, with strangers well inside of our comfort zone, even we humans can become edgy. We stare at the numbers above or the floor below, …

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Instead of Calling Older Dogs “Senior,” Let’s Call Them “Precious”

I was at the veterinarian’s office with my dog Tampa Bay when a woman, waiting to be checked out, turned to me and said, “What a sweet senior. He’s an old one isn’t he?” I found myself struggling to be civil. “He’s actually not that old,” I said. “And besides, we don’t talk about that.” Then …

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Ask Frank: Why Does My Human Keep Dropping His Ball?

Editor’s note: Earlier this year, we chatted with Frank of Ask Frank fame. This witty and wise French Bulldog dispenses advice over the Internet, on his blog, and in adorable videos. We were thrilled when Frank agreed to become a regular Dogster contributor. Look for his column every Friday on Dogster. 1. Serious ball problems Dear Frank: My human keeps dropping his ball …

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