Military Working Dogs

On February 9th, the Dallas City Council’s Quality of Life Committee met to discuss loose dogs and barking dogs in Dallas.

Dogs vocalize by barking, but what happens when they bark, and bark, and bark … for long periods of time. As an animal lover, foster mom, Board Member of the SPCA of Texas, Dallas Animal Services supporter, and real estate nut, I wanted to dig deeper into this topic because it is important and affects real estate in our community. Who wants to live next door to a dog barking all day or night? Or my question: why are dogs not inside on dog beds or the owner’s bed at night?!

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this week's menagerie

this week’s menagerie

I know we have more dogs than most (fostering…not hoarding), but this summer has been particularly awful for fleas at our house in Hollywood Heights/East Dallas. I have never had an issue before and we foster dogs all the time, but this summer I found fleas on ALL of the dogs, including our little old lady. You don’t mess with my little old woman! (more…)