I have had several calls from friends and readers with questions about adopting puppies during COVID. Suddenly they had more time at home and a need for safe companionship and purpose. At Talent Hounds, we believe Rescues Rock! and are always looking for ways to help dogs in need – building awareness, education, fund raising, donating, volunteering, fostering and … [Read more...] about 21 Questions to Ask Before Adopting a Puppy
Kilo and my older daughter really love salmon so I am always looking for interesting yummy ways to prepare it. They also love pumpkin and it is really good for their digestion so we tried this super easy Crispy Salmon and Pumpkin Cakes Recipe. My husband barbequed some salmon on the plank and I had left-overs. I also had some left over plain canned pumpkin from making … [Read more...] about Super Easy Crispy Salmon and Pumpkin Cakes Recipe
Spring is finally in the air. The sun is shining and the flowers are popping up so it is time for new beginnings. To help you start some fresh activities with your dog, we are hosting a giveaway of The Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever, a brilliant dog training book co-written by my talented friends author, trainer, fellow film-maker and passionate rescue … [Read more...] about Giveaway of The Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever
I did extensive research for Talent Hounds, Kids' Pet Club and Dogs Make A Difference, and I saw scientific evidence of the physical and emotional benfits of looking at and interacting with dogs, especially during times of stress. They can cause a drop in anxiety and make us feel good so it makes sense to me that reading to virtual dogs could help children during the current … [Read more...] about How reading to dogs on ZOOM or YouTube could help children during the pandemic.
You may be wondering, do dogs get bored? The answer is YES! Without proper play, stimulation and exercise, dogs can easily become bored, especially the higher energy working breeds like border collies. Dogs that are bored often show signs or find destructive ways to entertain themselves. When our golden lab Cookie was bored inside in winter, she would chew on the … [Read more...] about Is Your Dog Bored? Check Out Signs and Solutions.