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Ask Alex: Bathtime Blues

Posted on: Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 in: Ask Alex, Uncategorized

Dear Alex,
My Pup and I love to go on long nature walks in the woods.  It gives him the exercise he needs to make him a productive member of our family while keeping both of us fit and strong. While I mostly stick to the trail, Montague loves to explore in the woods and [...]

Ask Alex: Scaredy Dog

Posted on: Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 in: Ask Alex

Dear Alex,
I’ve recently adopted a two year old mixed breed I’ve named Oreo.  I love him, but he’s having some trouble adjusting to his new home.  He’s afraid all the time! A list of everything he’s afraid of would take up a whole page so some of the highlights are:

Television
People, everyone but especially men
Dishwasher
Phone
Doorbell

Each one [...]

Ask Alex: Do I need to keep up the tick meds?

Posted on: Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 in: Ask Alex

Dear Alex,
With the cold weather coming, I’m considering stopping flea and tick treatment for the winter. I hate the idea of putting toxic chemicals on my dog, and all the ticks are dead in the winter, what do you think?
James,
Dear James,
I understand your desire to not put yucky, bad smelling tick treatments on your [...]