Kishi and Miko are always with me when the weather is cooler and there's a dog-friendly patio where we can have lunch or drink beer with friends. Now that the cooler autumn temperatures are here, we're ready to shake the summer air conditioning for time outdoors. Yesterday, we stopped at a brewery after a 3-mile … Continue reading Pass the Puppy!
Shiba Inus are very smart and very clean dogs. These two characteristics make house training a Shiba puppy easier than most dogs. Miko was potty trained before I brought her home. Her breeder house trained all of their puppies prior to sale. The instructions they gave all new puppy parents included an important reminder: ~ … Continue reading “Potty Outside! Good job!”
I was very excited when I decided to get Kishi. I also felt some worry about whether or not she and Tag would get along. Tag was 16 and recently diagnosed with Canine Cognitive Dysfunction – something I’ll write about in a future post. Understandably, I was extremely protective of him. Setting aside the combination … Continue reading New Puppy Checklist