Sunday, March 22, 2015

Chou Chou Tries a Motorcycle?


My Mini Cooper needed a new headlight, so we went to automotive repair. 

Chou Chou checked out the counter for dog treats ("Oui! Often counters have tasty treats for me!"). I had already moved the bowl of chocolates out of her reach.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

March Is Pet Poison Prevention Month


Doesn't it seem like every month there's a special National Awareness something? This time, it's pet poison prevention. So let's talk about that. ("It's important!")  

Thursday, March 12, 2015

So A Briard Walks Into A Bank



The manager at my credit union likes dogs and invited Chou Chou Briard to visit anytime. I had several checks to deposit, so yesterday I took my pup for her first visit to a bank.

How would this go? I didn't know.

Friday, March 6, 2015

8 Things Dogs Don't Like


Chou Chou Briard is smart and gentle. She's earned 2 AKC titles and medals: CGC Canine Good Citizen, and ThD Therapy Dog.

Certified therapy dogs are evaluated to be sure they will accept children who may not know how to handle a dog. 

Here are 8 behaviors that dogs generally don't like; this is something parents can teach their children.