Monthly Archives: December 2013

How cold is too cold for dogs?

Temperatures were in the single digits Thursday morning when my dog Oreo trotted outside to take care of business. Usually, he stays outside for at least 10 minutes, chasing squirrels and playing with his ball, but after just a few minutes of roaming the snow-encrusted yard, he started to act a bit odd. Standing, he […]

Is my dog really that smart? Tests to try

There’s something about online tests that grab my attention. I’m always tempted to click — no matter how ridiculous the quiz. “What’s your super power?” “Which Hollywood hunk is your soul mate?” “What’s your 80s hairstyle?” “Are you stalking him?” Usually, I resist. But the other day, this popped up on my Facebook feed: “Right-brained? […]