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ASK DOG LADY: Your cockeyed rationale seems to be that dogs feel uncomfortable in clothes. Considering recent low temperatures, are you revising your stance? ]]> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:46:00 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/17902191-452/sorry-only-coat-dog-needs-is-its-own.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/17902191-452/sorry-only-coat-dog-needs-is-its-own.html <![CDATA[ Bichon Frise draws cat calls ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: They’re dissing her bichon frise, Brunhilde. What’s a lady to do? ]]> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 09:58:00 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/17619709-452/bichon-frise-draws-cat-calls.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/17619709-452/bichon-frise-draws-cat-calls.html <![CDATA[ Wife needs husband’s help to end canine fear ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: He loves dogs. His wife had a very bad experience with one and never recovered. Is there some way he can convince her to add a dog to their household? ]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 18:18:00 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/17619544-452/wife-needs-husbands-help-to-end-canine-fear.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/17619544-452/wife-needs-husbands-help-to-end-canine-fear.html <![CDATA[ Teaching pup and toddlers to get along ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: We recently put a deposit down on a 2-month-old Pekingese/Pomeranian. We have two little girls, ages 2 and 6. A lot of things I have read say that the Pekingese is going to bite my daughter. I am concerned. ]]> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 10:08:00 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/17249544-452/teaching-pup-and-toddlers-to-get-along.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/17249544-452/teaching-pup-and-toddlers-to-get-along.html <![CDATA[ Pet needs fitness plan ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: My elderly aunt had to move into a nursing home, my husband and I have taken in her dog, who weighs 38 pounds.. Do you have any other advice about how to slim him down? ]]> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 13:42:00 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/17212060-452/pet-needs-fitness-plan.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/17212060-452/pet-needs-fitness-plan.html <![CDATA[ Consistent training helps pet ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: What’s up with the change in behavior by her beloved Dachshund? ]]> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 16:00:01 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/17096811-452/consistent-training-helps-pet.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/17096811-452/consistent-training-helps-pet.html <![CDATA[ What’s the right way to give a dog eye drops? ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: Is there a best way to successfully give a dog —that doesn’t want them — needed eye drops? ]]> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 10:06:01 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16936507-452/whats-the-right-way-to-give-a-dog-eye-drops.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16936507-452/whats-the-right-way-to-give-a-dog-eye-drops.html <![CDATA[ How to greet Parisian pups ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: He’s heard the French aren’t always approachable. Ah, but what about their dogs? ]]> Sun, 13 Jan 2013 06:07:35 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16833215-452/how-to-greet-parisian-pups.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16833215-452/how-to-greet-parisian-pups.html <![CDATA[ How to stop dogs from using house as their personal bathroom ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: His girlfriend’s rescue dogs see their home as one big pooch bathroom. How can the behavior be stopped, a patient boyfriend wonders. ]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 10:56:00 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16705098-452/how-to-stop-dogs-from-using-house-as-their-personal-bathroom.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16705098-452/how-to-stop-dogs-from-using-house-as-their-personal-bathroom.html <![CDATA[ Here’s why your neighbor’s dog won’t stop barking ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: What’s the solution when the neighbor has not one, but two dogs who bark at everything ]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 10:49:42 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16359088-452/heres-why-your-neighbors-dog-wont-stop-barking.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16359088-452/heres-why-your-neighbors-dog-wont-stop-barking.html <![CDATA[ Sharing bed with dog is a no-no ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: Crumpet’s sweet until night falls and she and her owner share a bed. Then, the Cujo in her comes out. ]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 22:32:37 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16322749-452/sharing-bed-with-dog-is-a-no-no.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16322749-452/sharing-bed-with-dog-is-a-no-no.html <![CDATA[ Could lawn service sprays hurt pets? ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: Dogs on the cul de sac have diet of cancer. Should she worry about the lawn service spraying? ]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 06:05:44 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16217311-452/could-lawn-service-sprays-hurt-pets.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16217311-452/could-lawn-service-sprays-hurt-pets.html <![CDATA[ When he’s hot but his dog is not ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: She and her Schnauzer like him. His aggressive Doberman is another matter. Is there hope for a future romantic relationship? ]]> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 09:56:00 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16068888-452/when-hes-hot-but-his-dog-is-not.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/16068888-452/when-hes-hot-but-his-dog-is-not.html <![CDATA[ Home remedies not helping itchy pup ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: The do-it-yourself flea treatments don’t seem to be working. What’s the next step? ]]> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 09:28:00 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/15959156-452/home-remedies-not-helping-itchy-pup.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/15959156-452/home-remedies-not-helping-itchy-pup.html <![CDATA[ Should you make your dog wear a Halloween costume? ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: Her black Scottish terrier’s name may be Spooky, but that doesn’t mean he wants to have anything to do with a Halloween costume. What’s a Halloween lover to do? ]]> Sun, 25 Nov 2012 11:25:46 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/15830008-452/should-you-make-your-dog-wear-a-halloween-costume.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/15830008-452/should-you-make-your-dog-wear-a-halloween-costume.html <![CDATA[ Little car’s a big adjustment for golden retriever ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: Tye’s a 2-year-old golden retriever from Michigan. Is his hesitation to jump into a little Prius because he’s used to big vehicles? What’s an owner to do? ]]> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 09:14:00 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/15677863-452/little-cars-a-big-adjustment-for-golden-retriever.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/15677863-452/little-cars-a-big-adjustment-for-golden-retriever.html <![CDATA[ Dog’s visit literally starts pissing match ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: Her family thinks it’s no picnic when Picnic the visiting dog and their cats get together and have a pee fest. What’s the solution? ]]> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 10:50:00 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/15535837-452/dogs-visit-literally-starts-pissing-match.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/15535837-452/dogs-visit-literally-starts-pissing-match.html <![CDATA[ Why won’t Husky stop peeing in their house? ]]> Lead story image

ASK DOG LADY: All the cleaning in the world hasn’t stopped Husky from relieving herself in their home. Why? ]]> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 06:05:58 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/15415468-452/why-wont-husky-stop-peeing-in-their-house.html http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/doglady/15415468-452/why-wont-husky-stop-peeing-in-their-house.html