About: Deb Eldredge, D.V.M.
Recent Posts by Deb Eldredge, D.V.M.
At a recent show I was squeezing my male Belgian Tervuren through a crowded aisle heading to the ring. As we passed a handler, her small dog attacked – snarling, barking, teeth out. I jerked my dog away – he was leaping anyway, startled by the attack out of nowhere. The handler and her friends Continue Reading
Dog fanciers are forever looking for dog friendly vacation spots and lodgings. If those lodgings happen to come with sheep and ducks for someone with a herding dog – why even better! Many fanciers are looking to take their dogs back to their roots and prove that breed champions can still do the work the Continue Reading
Most breeders and many rescuers end up having to supplement puppies at some point. Ideally all puppies get at least a day or two of “fresh from their dam” colostrum, but after that, supplementing may be required. Ill health of the dam, a large litter, a pup who has trouble fighting littermates for a fair Continue Reading
Many barn hunt events are held in, well, barns. This might mean “working” barns or empty barns at fairgrounds. (And yes, barn hunts are now being integrated into some dog show venues but they still tend to be rural overall). With these locales, it can be difficult to arrange for food vendors. Central Bark Unorthodog Continue Reading
Most people get started in dog sports to have fun with their dogs – or to wear an overly exuberant dog out. Barn hunt is the latest dog sport to attract people who want to have fun with their dogs. Some barn hunt groups have created great “communities” and put heavy stress on fun. The Continue Reading
Recent Comments by Deb Eldredge, D.V.M.
- April 30, 2015 on As the Wheels Turn – Brainstorming Toward A Brave New World
- April 3, 2015 on Thoughts On Puppy Milk Replacers
- April 2, 2015 on Thoughts On Puppy Milk Replacers
- March 30, 2015 on Thoughts On Puppy Milk Replacers
- March 18, 2015 on As the Wheels Turn – Caveat Emptor