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Beware Of The Hot Pavement

Beware Of The Hot Pavement

DEAR DIDI: With summer coming can you please remind people about walking their dogs at certain times of the day?  – Very Concerned Dog Lover in ...

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Posted: Jun. 27, 2017 8:21

Which Dogs Are Smartest?

Which Dogs Are Smartest?

Dear Didi: I have a three-year old Doberman Pinscher named Bella. She is the smartest dog I have ever owned. I’ve never owned a ...

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Posted: May. 16, 2017 12:00 p.m. | Which Dogs Are Smartest? Comments 0 Comments
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Preparing Pets For New Arrivals

Preparing Pets For New Arrivals

Dear Didi: We recently found out that my wife is expecting with our first child. How do we prepare our three-year old Boxer, Rocky for ...

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Posted: May. 02, 2017 3:31 p.m. | Preparing Pets For New Arrivals Comments 0 Comments
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Cruel To Crate?

Cruel To Crate?

Dear Didi: Isn’t it cruel to crate a dog? – Dog lover in Lathrop

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Posted: Apr. 12, 2017 11:38 a.m. | Cruel To Crate? Comments 0 Comments
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What’s Up With Dogs Wiping Their Paws?

What’s Up With Dogs Wiping Their Paws?

Dear Didi: We lost our 11-year-old GoldenDoodle, Ginger, a month ago. She was absolutely the most perfect dog ever and we miss her horribly. To ...

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Posted: Apr. 04, 2017 2:59 p.m. | What’s Up With Dogs Wiping Their Paws? Comments 0 Comments
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Nervous, Curious About Dog’s Tongue Color

Nervous, Curious About Dog’s Tongue Color

DEAR DIDI: We have a dog that we adopted from a shelter about three weeks ago. I am extremely concerned because he has a mostly ...

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Posted: Mar. 07, 2017 10:41 a.m. | Nervous, Curious About Dog’s Tongue Color Comments 0 Comments
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Benefits And Drawbacks Of Dog Parks

Benefits And Drawbacks Of Dog Parks

Dear Didi: The new dog park in Manteca has opened and when the weather is finally sunny, we are considering taking our dog but also ...

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Posted: Feb. 13, 2017 2:54 p.m. | Benefits And Drawbacks Of Dog Parks Comments 0 Comments
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The Canine Lowdown On Tall Men

The Canine Lowdown On Tall Men

DEAR DIDI: We have a 17-month-old male, medium sized Labradoodle. At about four months of age, our neighbor (who is a tall man) tried to ...

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Posted: Jan. 30, 2017 1:24 p.m. | The Canine Lowdown On Tall Men Comments 0 Comments
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To Muzzle Or Muzzle Not?

To Muzzle Or Muzzle Not?

DEAR DIDI: My husband and I are in disagreement about using muzzles on dogs. Our dog does not like having one put on at the ...

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Posted: Jan. 10, 2017 2:56 p.m. | To Muzzle Or Muzzle Not? Comments 0 Comments
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The ‘Language’ Of Canines

The ‘Language’ Of Canines

DEAR DIDI: My dog seems excited when I grab her leash to go for a walk but when we actually get out there she acts ...

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Posted: Dec. 27, 2016 3:38 p.m. | The ‘Language’ Of Canines Comments 0 Comments
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Learning How To Play ‘Fetch’

Learning How To Play ‘Fetch’

DEAR DIDI: I have always dreamt of playing Fetch with a dog. However, I finally got a dog and he loves his ball but won ...

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Posted: Nov. 01, 2016 3:06 p.m. | Learning How To Play ‘Fetch’ Comments 0 Comments
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Training And Socialization

Training And Socialization

DEAR DIDI: We just adopted a gorgeous Boxer puppy a couple of weeks ago. Our veterinarian said that we should not take him outside until ...

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Posted: Oct. 10, 2016 12:27 p.m. | Training And Socialization Comments 0 Comments
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For The Thrill Of The Hunt

For The Thrill Of The Hunt

DEAR DIDI: We have a pit mix, female, about four years old that chases bees and has been stung three to four times in her ...

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Posted: Sep. 26, 2016 12:52 p.m. | For The Thrill Of The Hunt Comments 0 Comments
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Curbing That Jumping Urge

Curbing That Jumping Urge

DEAR DIDI: My 55 pound Boxer won’t stop jumping on people. She is just so enthusiastic when we have guests that she can’t ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2016 12:45 p.m. | Curbing That Jumping Urge Comments 0 Comments
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Could Your Pet Be A Service Dog?

Could Your Pet Be A Service Dog?

DEAR DIDI: I have a wonderful two-year-old Labradoodle that everyone just loves. I would like for him to be certified as a service dog so ...

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Posted: Aug. 02, 2016 1:13 p.m. | Could Your Pet Be A Service Dog? Comments 0 Comments
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Beware Of Backyard Dangers

Beware Of Backyard Dangers

DEAR DIDI: We have a beautiful 10-week-old Rottweiler puppy. She is so good and hasn’t caused any problems, which just amazes us. We have ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2016 10:33 a.m. | Beware Of Backyard Dangers Comments 0 Comments
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Determining The Best Pet Bowl

Determining The Best Pet Bowl

DEAR DIDI: There are so many types of dog bowls available. Plastic, porcelain, stainless steel, raised on stands ... what do you recommend? I have a ...

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Posted: Jul. 05, 2016 2:26 p.m. | Determining The Best Pet Bowl Comments 0 Comments
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Protect Dogs From Hot Sun

Protect Dogs From Hot Sun

DEAR DIDI: With summer coming can you please remind people about walking their dogs at certain times of the day? -Very Concerned Dog Lover

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Posted: Jun. 14, 2016 2:42 p.m. | Protect Dogs From Hot Sun Comments 0 Comments
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Small Breed Accountability?

Small Breed Accountability?

DEAR DIDI: I was out bicycling when a lady walking her dog began screaming behind me. I glanced down in time to notice a wiener ...

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Posted: May. 17, 2016 3:38 p.m. | Small Breed Accountability? Comments 0 Comments
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How To Stop Territorial Marking

How To Stop Territorial Marking

DEAR DIDI: I need your help. I kept two of my dog’s male puppies. They are half mini pin and Chihuahua mix. They are ...

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Posted: May. 03, 2016 3:28 p.m. | How To Stop Territorial Marking Comments 0 Comments
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To Trim Or Not To Trim

To Trim Or Not To Trim

DEAR DIDI: I know where my greyhound, Sasha, is at all times. Her nails echo through the house on my hardwood floors. I am terrified ...

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Posted: Apr. 04, 2016 1:18 p.m. | To Trim Or Not To Trim Comments 0 Comments
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Dealing With Separation Anxiety

Dealing With Separation Anxiety

DEAR DIDI: My pug, Daisy, is seven months old. She is potty trained, listens most of the time, and I absolutely adore her. She has ...

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Posted: Mar. 21, 2016 1:50 p.m. | Dealing With Separation Anxiety Comments 0 Comments
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What Color Is Best For Canines?

What Color Is Best For Canines?

DEAR DIDI: My dog has so many toys of all colors and shapes. He has definite preferences, though, so we wonder if he is color ...

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Posted: Mar. 08, 2016 12:18 p.m. | What Color Is Best For Canines? Comments 0 Comments
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Dog Guilt Doesn’t Equal Sorry

Dog Guilt Doesn’t Equal Sorry

DEAR DIDI: Do dogs feel guilty for things they have done? Our boy sure looks like he KNOWS he has done something wrong when we ...

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Posted: Feb. 09, 2016 1:48 p.m. | Dog Guilt Doesn’t Equal Sorry Comments 0 Comments
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Addressing Canine Possession Aggression

Addressing Canine Possession Aggression

DEAR DIDI: We have a beautiful 8-month-old male bulldog. He is sweet and very sociable with our family and friends. However, he has one issue ...

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Posted: Jan. 26, 2016 1:46 p.m. | Addressing Canine Possession Aggression Comments 0 Comments
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