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  • All posts by Steve King

    • Canine quotes

      Here are a few quotes to make you think and/or smile: •”Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”– Orhan Pamuk...

    • Do dogs dream?

      So we’re settled in for the evening, watching a movie on TV, when a strange noise is heard coming from under the coffee table, along...

    • Therapy dog work: effect on the dogs

      Do I need a therapy dog for my therapy dog? However quirky that sounds, let’s consider the effect of doing therapy dog work on the...

    • Grieving at the loss of a dog

      Dogs don’t live long enough. I think that’s a statement reflected by dog lovers worldwide. But, as part of the cycle of life, dogs will...

    • A dog’s holiday 

      Dogs like routine. Their body clocks are so well tuned they don’t need an alarm to go off to remind them it’s time for a...

    • Dogs’ teeth

      “What big teeth you have, grandma” said Little Red Riding Hood to the wolf. Apart from needing an optometrist, Little Red Riding Hood may well...

    • Effect of having a dog

      I recently saw the title of a Facebook article which said “Have you ever had a dog that’s affected your life?” To me that’s like...

    • Senior dogs

      All living creatures age. Thank you Captain Obvious I hear you say!                           ...

    • Smoke and dogs

      Every year in southern Alberta we experience a smoky atmosphere at some point during the summer because of wild fires. Unfortunately this year the smoke...

    • Personal space and time

      One of the many things that change once you get a dog is personal space and time. Pre-dog you’d be able to lie in bed...