Category Archives: Waste Management

While Walking the Dogs Yesterday …

A pleasant evening walk was nearly ruined yesterday, but Invisible Fence kept a disaster from happening. A spaniel and a beagle live a few houses down. They usually play in their backyard, but the spaniel knows how to sneak into … Continue reading

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Rainy Days, Dog Food Recall

A rainy day can be a challenge for housetraining, so I watch everyone go out and praise them lavishly when they take care of their business. A soaking, overnight rain means the creek behind the house rushes loudly. When Jake, … Continue reading

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Dachshund Gets Revenge, Part Two

  Windy is too smart for her own good. A few days ago she upped the ante of her anger. Windy wanted to leave with me as I was headed out the door to run errands. She left a deposit for … Continue reading

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Dachshund Gets Revenge

Windy never ceases to amaze me. We have had her since September, but it feels like we have had her for years. She learns the house rules quickly. And just as quickly, figures out how to sneak around them. The … Continue reading

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Time At Home Leaves Mischief For Wiener Dogs

Finally, a piddle pad I can live with. But I’m not so sure about Windy. I was out with Hope, who is doing better, for more than six hours yesterday. But I knew Windy would not last that long. OUT! … Continue reading

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Puppies, House-Training And Weather

A friend brought home a puppy yesterday, and I don’t envy her. With the usual Ohio mix today of sleet, ice, snow and rain, waste management will not be easy. When you can control your conditions, housetraining does not have … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain Go Away

Before stepping outside this morning, Hope, and later Windy, saw the drizzle and did a lightening-fast about-face from the back door. Sigh. I herd Hope out and tell her how wonderful she is as she walks down the ramp. Windy … Continue reading

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