Posts Categorized: Dog Behavior

Inside The Dog’s Mind: How Do They Know What We’re Feeling?

Working with dogs every day has led me to become increasingly curious about them. They seem to always know when we’re about to leave, when someone will be arriving, or even when we’re fearful of something. Have you ever been in an uneasy situation where your pup has protected you? Perhaps whatever was threatening to…

September Pet of the Month: Oberon!!!

Hi der peeps! The name’s Oberon and I’m the bravest Rhodesian Ridgeback in the world! [Pause] Okay fiinnee… the name’s Obie and I am full of love and worries! I’m pretty complicated but that’s why I like me – I can even keep myself on my toes! Some friends can think of me as Eeyore…

Shakes and Quakes: How to Prepare Your Pets for Their Next Earthquake

If you live in California, chances are you’ve recently experienced the bellowing rumbles of the ground shaking and your dining room chandelier swaying from side to side. If you have, then you’d also know that when you feel the earth shake, it seems to last a lifetime. Perhaps this is what our pets feel as…

July Pet of the Month: Feivel!!

OH MY RUFF!! Is it finally time for my interview?! Thank Dog! I’ve been waiting for this moment. Now, take a seat right here so I can tell you all about me! I arrived at my furrever home on July 4, 2017. It was the best day of my life and the end of my…

Am I Saving an Animal if I Buy From a Pet Store?

We’ve all heard the saying, “adopt don’t shop” but what does it really mean? For some of us, we understand that rescuing a pet from a shelter is a definite way to save a life. However, some argue that by buying a companion animal from a crowded and cramped cell of a pet store is…

June Pet of the Month: Dozer!!

Herrow! The name is Dozer; aka “Dozer Dog”, “Bull Dozer”, and “Shhh” (we’ll get to my nicknames later). I was told that I am CCLA’s official Pet of the Month so I am quite pleased with myself right now. I’ve always wanted my very own blog and now I can finally tell the world all…

April Pet Of the Month: RICA!!

Hola amigos! My name is Rica and I am a fun loving, happy girl, born on the streets of Puerto Rico! My mama told me that I am CCLA’s newest “Pet of the Month”, so I have to admit, I cannot contain my excitement right now! Hold on, let me just get my zoomies out…

Ah Choo! The Truth Behind Hypoallergenic Pets

So, you’re allergic to dogs and cats but dream of the day you get to burry your face in their fluff and receive those wet kisses that everyone keeps telling you about! You want one of your own, despite your allergies, and decide to Google lists of different breeds that are hypoallergenic. You trust Google…