Isabella recommends this article from Dogster magazine, reminding owners how to monitor doggy play, which may look worse than it is. We dogs have an aggressive way of liking each other at times, but once in awhile it is necessary for our moms and dads to step in and fend off any possible conflicts. Here are some helpful tips from a dog trainer:
Winter is a great time to take it easy and laze around together. Pets can be just as susceptible to the cold and doldrums of the long, dark season. After a romp in the snow, or a brisk play in the park, nothing is better than curling up in a pile of warm blankets and sleeping the day away. Here are a few of Isabella’s friends, passing the time this winter in dreams of new spring blooms and sunnier days to come. Nanci’s pet family knows how to take care of their sick mom.
What could be better on a chilly Portland afternoon than to curl up with a friend and enjoy the rare gift of sunshine? The snuggle pals pictured below belong to MPN staffer, Trisha. Zizou is a 7 year-old American Pit Bull Terrier who loves hiking, swimming, playing in the snow, and is also a hardcore Chuckit! baller. He’s a good boy and tries hard to be a breed ambassador for bully breeds. Mr. Man is a 3 year-old domestic shorthair Abyssinian/Somali mix. The oft-drooling feline loves laser chase, eating bugs, playing jungle cat ambush attack, and being a nuisance at 4am. But most of all, he adores his ‘brother from another mother.’