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  • All posts by Steve King

    • “Just a dog”

      An unknown author penned his/ her thoughts on what it means to have a dog in their life. When I first read this poem, it...

    • Petting therapy dogs

      Soon after Community Therapy Dogs began, we recognized that there was a significant role for our dogs to play in helping to reduce people’s stress....

    • A Dog’s Vital Signs

      As humans, we are used to having our vital signs taken and, generally, we have a pretty good idea of where we should be on...

    • A Dog Hero story

      Sometimes a really special dog story jumps off the page at you. This is what happened to me with “A Dog Hero Story”. Kristina Greenland,...

    • Weird things dogs do

      Even when you think you know your dog well, there are times when you just have to scratch your head with some of the antics...

    • Dogs’ sleeping positions

      Sleep is a big part of any dog’s day, whether it’s the post walk nap, the cuddling with dad nap or the lazing in the...

    • Dogs giving blood

      You may have given blood yourself or volunteered at a blood donor clinic but did you know that dogs also give blood? In 1996 the...

    • Children with dogs

      (Part 2 of 2) So, let’s continue where we left off last week, with more safety tips on how to avoid negative interactions between children...

    • Children with dogs

      (Part 1 of 2) I am a big fan of children getting to know and love dogs at an early age. This can lead to...

    • Why dogs sneeze

      We all do it and so do dogs: sneeze. The difference is dogs don’t sneeze into their elbow, they just let it all out (yuck!)....