Posts tagged "Lucy"

Most Popular Dog Names 2013

Most Popular Dog Names 2013
Most popular dog names, as determined by Rover.com.  These hot names for dogs are probably also names of our great Aunts and Uncles in some cases, or even maybe your name. Whatever happened to Lassie, Benji or Snoopy? Male Max Charlie Buddy Jack Cooper Rocky Riley Toby Bear Harley Female Bella Lucy Bailey Daisy Lily Molly... Read more »

2,000 Pet Blog Posts from Steve Dale

2,000 Pet Blog Posts from Steve Dale
2,000 Steve Dale’s Pet World blog posts is a lot in 30 months. By my count that’s about 66 1/2 posts each month, averaging over two posts daily. And I’ve only just begun!  What’s most important, are you – my readers….thousands and thousands see posts each month. I’ve received 3,141 comments. Most are worthy, a... Read more »

When To Euthanize, Reader Question

When To Euthanize, Reader Question
Q: My 13-year-old dog passed away last month. I’m grateful I was able to be with him when he passed away at home. My buddy did have a full checkup two months before. The veterinarian had asked about any changes in the dog’s behavior. While standing in the office, it was impossible for me to... Read more »
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Petfinder.com Announces Most Popular Adopted Pet Names

Petfinder.com Announces Most Popular Adopted Pet Names
Lassie and Snoopy – where are you?  Buddy is now officially the new “top- dog” name, at least according to Petfinder.com, the largest online database of adoptable pets.  For the fifth year in a row, Buddy barks at the top as the most trending name for adoptable dogs in 2011, while Lucy is the purrfect... Read more »

Camp Dogwood, A DogGone Good Time

So what do people who attend dog camp look like? Most are in this group photo (though not having a wide angle lense, with apologies, I missed a few folks and some dogs).
If you love dogs, and visiting with others who love dogs -  Camp Dogwood camp sessions will make you wag your tail. Check out these images and you’ll get a sense of what it’s all about (photos shot May 28 and 29) 

Lucy, Funny Little Dog: She Lived to Put Smiles on Faces

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Gabby's Visit, the Pets Sure Remember

So, let me explain what this is about...With our "perfectly trained cat." Gabby had put some dog treats on the table to give the dogs for "dessert." We were distracted and walked into another room. Roxy decided she wanted those treats, hopped on the table and scarfed them down. And instead of eating and running, she needed to say, "I don't care if I'm here." We all walk into the room and there is Roxy. Talk about attitude.
Strictly personal, but then there are some interesting lessons here. Our former neighbor Gabby – who is in second grade -  (and her mom) moved about two miles away a several months ago. We’ve visited them, but this is their first visit back to our house, and the first time our pets have seen Gabby... Read more »

Day at the Dog Beach

Day at the Dog Beach
At MonDog Beach (Montrose Avenue dog beach), snapped some photos – here’s a dog beach gallery

Day at the Dog Beach

What a nice Father's Day.
What a better way to spend Father’s Day, Robin, Lucy and Ethel took me to the dog beach in Chicago (commonly called MonDog, just north of the Montrose Avenue beach for people). It was cloudy Sunday morning, and even began to drizzle but it was a fun hour for all! (Do read the gallery for... Read more »
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Mutt Strut for Community Animal Rescue Effort in Evanston

The Strut for Strays for the Community Animal Rescue Effort, held May 8, in Evanston was the 15th annual. Lots and lots of those who walked were adopted from this shelter. Click here to see and sniff the highlights: