Holiday food toxic for your pup! Yes this is the time of the year….

        If you are like me, last…
November 18, 2016/by Dominique Darcis

Animal communicator, etc….

I just removed this specific post. I had two bad experiences…
October 16, 2016/by Dominique Darcis

It was all about having fun….

I might recycle myself and start writing pet obituaries.... I…
September 28, 2016/by Dominique Darcis

You got me at Hello…..

7 and half years ago, you were born. You were the third one,…
September 7, 2016/by Dominique Darcis

Roasted chicken and swimming every day of your life, Jackson

  Yes, that's what you get at my home if you are diagnosed…
September 2, 2016/by Dominique Darcis
Sad labrator with broken leg at vet surgery

The Rehabilitation Process for Dogs with Ligament Injuries

Ligaments are the fibrous tissues connecting bones to a joint.…
September 2, 2016/by K9 Aquatic

What if…..

Spiritual but not religious..... but then Zeus barked at me a…
August 15, 2016/by Dominique Darcis

Seriously?

My daughter, not long ago, was commenting on my relationship…
August 13, 2016/by Dominique Darcis

A very long goodbye.

  Monday June 27th, 2016 will be forever engraved in…
August 10, 2016/by Dominique Darcis

Open letter to my “mutts”.

  Dear Mutts: I know, I know, you are not mutts but splendid…
August 3, 2016/by Dominique Darcis
legs of a bulldog

How Your Dog May Be Impacted by Osteochondritis Dissecans – and Ways to Address It

In canines, OCD doesn’t usually stand for “obsessive-compulsive…
July 5, 2016/by K9 Aquatic

Social skills for Man’s Best Friends and their Humans!

          Not long ago, I…
July 3, 2016/by Dominique Darcis

Today is a good day to cry….

I had a rough year, I mean, you really have to try hard to beat…
June 2, 2016/by Dominique Darcis
dog hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy for Dogs: Why Pet Owners Turn to It at Increasing Rates

If your dog suffers a traumatic injury or his joints ache from…
May 18, 2016/by K9 Aquatic

Black eye peas are over rated and a K9 swimming pool for 2016!

I skipped the black eye peas this year. They are really over…
February 2, 2016/by Dominique Darcis

Lyme disease and how to protect your dog

What you might not know about it. I always say that I learn…
January 1, 2016/by Dominique Darcis

The Dog Who Never Barked

It started years ago. My daughter Jessica was 10, and she wanted…
December 23, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

Reiki Who?

A few years ago, I was telling my ex vet (one of the reasons,…
December 23, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

Pet Insurance: Taking It Or Not Taking It? My Experience.

A few years ago, after our Golden retriever, Pouch – don’t…
December 23, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

Open Letter to My Deer

Seriously guys? I like it quiet in the morning! Don’t you think…
December 23, 2015/by Dominique Darcis
Letter to George

Open Letter to George

Exactly one year ago, at 4:15 pm, we put you to sleep. Labor…
December 23, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

Lost or Stolen Pets: ENOUGH!

Every day, I monitor my Facebook news feed, my emails, and shares…
December 23, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

JET, or My First Labrador Retriever

I love dogs, cats, anything with four legs, a tail, and furry…
December 23, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

Who Would Not Want To Communicate With Their Deceased Pet?

It did not happen in one day. I did not get up one morning, and…
December 23, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

I Do Believe That Somewhere There Is A Bridge Over The Rainbow

I was not sure what to believe when they take their last breath…
December 23, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

The Right Veterinarian?

Some years ago, Zeus had a TPLO surgery on one of his back knee…
December 23, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

YES, You Are My Furever Kids

This morning, I went to my vet to pick up something, and I saw…
December 23, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

Healthy Treats for Dogs

Years ago, I thought that buying my mutts treats was a sign of…
December 22, 2015/by Dominique Darcis
Martingale Dog Collars

Beware: Martingale Dog Collars and Strangulation

Yes, you heard me right, and believe me until four years ago,…
December 22, 2015/by Kayle Simon

(Happy tails + Dirty Paws – Dog hair + Proteins) + Unconditional Love = Muttstown!

I do have first to start with that statement: I do not litter.…
December 22, 2015/by Dominique Darcis
Barbara Kummel

A Great Lady to Remember: Barbara Kummel, DVM

In my house, I am surrounded by books. I will never let them…
December 22, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

Trust…

Hey, I was a single mom since my girls were toddlers, and could…
December 8, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

The Ballad of Max, a Black Labrador Retriever

It’s hard to be part of a litter, you know. How do you make…
December 8, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

Thankful for the Ride No Matter How Short

We all have to be thankful for many, many things. Today, I am…
December 8, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

Social Skills for Man’s Best Friends and Their Humans!

Not long ago I went into an already quite crowded elevator: a…
December 8, 2015/by Dominique Darcis
Letter from Maia to Kaia

Open Letter from Maia to her BGDF (Best Girl Dog Friend) Kaia

Yesterday, I went for a walk with my Mom along the C& O Canal…
December 8, 2015/by Dominique Darcis
Dominique the Labrador Addict

My name is Dominique, and I am a Labrador Retriever Addict.

Hi. My name is Dominique and I am a lab addict. It started…
December 8, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

The Distemper Vaccine for Dogs

We’ve all received the reminder in the mail that our pet is…
December 8, 2015/by Tiffany Fu, VMD
Vaccines and Rabies

About Vaccines: Rabies

The rabies vaccine is probably one of the greatest successes…
December 8, 2015/by Tiffany Fu, VMD

Puppy’s First Trip to the Vet Clinic

Getting a puppy is a fun and joyous occasion, but learning about…
December 8, 2015/by Tiffany Fu, VMD

What’s Eating Me? Internal Edition

Parasites, those little bugs that infest your pet. We're going…
December 8, 2015/by Tiffany Fu, VMD

Dog and Lyme Disease: The Good, the Bad, and the Scary

Lyme disease, just the name alone is enough to give veterinarians…
December 8, 2015/by Tiffany Fu, VMD
Leptospirosis and Dogs

Leptospirosis: What’s Lurking in the Water

Leptospirosis is a disease that many dog owners are familiar…
December 8, 2015/by Tiffany Fu, VMD
Happy Valentine's Day from Zeus

Happy Valentine’s to Me from Zeus, My Heart Dog

I will always associate Valentine’s Day with Zeus and chocolates.…
December 8, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

Eulogy to my Slippers

Someone has to be held responsible! And yes, I plead guilty!…
December 8, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

Declawing your kitty? Are you serious?

It always amazes me how everyone became so glued to their phone.…
December 8, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

Am I Poisoning My Dogs?

This morning, it just hit me. I was fixing their food and as…
December 1, 2015/by Dominique Darcis

A New Year’s Resolution: Getting the Pets in Shape!

It’s the start of a new year, a typical time for many to take…
December 1, 2015/by Tiffany Fu, VMD

A Visit to the Vet by Jackson

Like every morning, I go with my Mom to get Zoe. Zoe sleeps at…
December 1, 2015/by Jackson