Category: Dog Life

July 7, 2018 / Dog Life

The vast majority of German Pinschers do not like water. They will claim to melt in rain and that they can’t possibly go out to potty because clearly they’ll be washed away in the floods. They will look at a stream crossing like it is…

October 18, 2018 / Dog Life

As I did not intend to show Ayla in confirmation, I got her spayed just shy of seven months. I had been advised by my vet to do it at 6 months and I was told afterward that Ayla was pretty darn close to going…

November 27, 2018 / Dog Life

I remember visiting my parents with Ayla in tow and my mom saying something akin to, “Isn’t her sweater a little small? Are you going to get her one that actually fits her?” “She’ll get a new sweater when she stops growing,” I said. Ayla got her first sweater the first week in April. She wore that sweater until about October. In all fairness, it was a little small by that point.

December 1, 2018 / Dog Life

I don’t like the cold. My dog doesn’t like the cold.┬áBut she loves running in the woods. We often walk in the woods, along a gas line that separates my neighborhood from a park because no one can see us. Here on this informal trail,…

February 8, 2020 / Dog Life

To recap, at approximately seven months old, I had started leaving Ayla loose in the kitchen and only having dog walkers come once a day. I initially started by crating her in the morning and having the dog walkers leave her loose in the afternoon.…