CHANCE’S SPOT BLOG

World Records – Oldest Pets

Old DogDid you know the average lifespan of a neutered domestic cat is considered to be 14 years old? A dog’s life expectancy will vary with the breed but overall and as with cats, there are signs that longevity may be… Continue reading

Do Dogs See in Color?

The other day I was talking with a friend and the subject of whether or not dogs see in color came up. My friend stated that he had heard that they did somewhat, but that he didn’t think the colors… Continue reading

Pet Microchip Facts

Back when Chance was a puppy I had my social security number tattooed on the inside of his thigh. In those days we didn’t have computers and microchips. Nowadays, responsible pet owners are using a microchip to ensure that if… Continue reading

Dog Tails

I’m sure most of use seldom wonder why dogs wag their tail. I mean, I think we probably all just attribute it to their happiness. But tail wagging is actually a complex form of communication.

As pack animals, dogs learn… Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Well, it’s almost Valentine’s Day! Hugs and kisses to all the fur babies. I hope you all have plans for including your furry friends in a Valentine’s Day treat of some kind? No chocolate however, as we all know that… Continue reading

Talking to Your Pet

It’s been known that when speaking to children it’s best to kneel so that they don’t have to look up at you. This also applies to our pets. To them, we tower above them and they must always look up… Continue reading

Dog Toy Ideas for Restricted Exercise II

After an injury or surgery your dog might need some healing time that could mean that they won’t be able to play like they’re used to. During times when their movement needs to be restricted, keeping your dog calm and… Continue reading

Dog Toys for Post-Op

If your dog develops orthopedic problems, they may need to have surgery. After surgery their movement might need to be restricted while healing and there’s just something so sad about a pup that can’t play.

A gentle tugging toy, a… Continue reading

Dog Toy Ideas for Restricted Exercise I

After an injury or surgery your dog might need some healing time that could mean that they won’t be able to play like they’re used to. During times when their movement needs to be restricted, keeping your dog calm and… Continue reading

How Can I Help?

When someone suffers the loss of a pet, it’s often difficult to know what to say. Telling the person that they have your sympathies is common and also very appropriate. However, there will always be those who do not understand… Continue reading

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