Category: Responsible Ownership

Is Your Child Dog Safe?

By Nancy Holmes 1/2011 Many children love animals and will happily approach any dog they see, wanting of course to pet or play with it. Some parents grab their children and pull them away in fear telling the child to…

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Upcoming Training Classes

The Lakes Region Kennel Club will be offering training classes at both the Meredith Community Center and Gilford Youth Center. Training your dog is one of the best things you can do.  Studies have shown that dogs which are trained…

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Homeowners Insurance

Fairly or not, homeowners insurance can be difficult to obtain for owners of certain breeds due to the negative publicity surrounding those breeds.  Starting in 2011, thanks to the American Kennel Club, the Hartford Insurance company is offering coverage to…

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Ask Nancy: About Shyness

Does your dog seem shy to you? Is your dog afraid to meet new people, new dogs, or walk in new areas? Does your dog jump away when something new is experienced? Shyness in dogs has many causes. Sometimes it…

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How Much Is A Free Kitten?

Its that time of year again when free or inexpensive pups and kittens are available but many people don’t think beyond the purchase price when it comes to costs of adding a new pet to the home. Recently I went…

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