Off Leash, Goats, and Knees

I have been an advocate for hiking with dogs for almost three decades. I have also been that same advocate for trail etiquette with your dog in the back country. The best way to phrase it is, you are hiking with a predator and opportunistic scavenger in the back country, you have a responsibility to…

Lowe’s no longer allows dogs

For years, at least seven, I have been sending our clients to walk and socialize in our local hardware stores. The employees love it, our clients have loved it, and it seems to have been a win win. People bring their dogs into a store for kind and considerate socialization, they do some shopping, and…