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About TwoLeggedPackMember

I am just a dog lover who is stumbling through how to train and manage my four footed furry family.

Lizzie goes canoeing, the Adventure at Tyler State Park

Taking Lizzie canoeing at Tyler State Park was one of the funniest days of my life.  My friend and I recount the day over and over, getting a good belly laugh from it every time.   My friend and I decided it was Labor Day weekend, we’re bored, let’s take Lizzie canoeing!  So we went.  … Continue reading Lizzie goes canoeing, the Adventure at Tyler State Park

German Shepherd Pumpkin Carving Stencil

Ever year we have our annual pumpkin carving contest.  Not a real contest, just the same friends vying for bragging rights and a “prize,” and every year I try to find a fun stencil that will win me the coveted first prize…which I had yet to win.  This year, I found a German Shepherd Pumpkin … Continue reading German Shepherd Pumpkin Carving Stencil

Dogs need Dentists too! Is it time to clean your dog’s teeth?

Many people may not think that their dogs teeth need maintaining just like human teeth.  Some dogs need it much more frequently than others.  Smaller dogs tend to suffer from plaque build up more than larger dogs, and as our vet told me this last visit, a dog’s individual physical differences can play a part.  … Continue reading Dogs need Dentists too! Is it time to clean your dog’s teeth?

Book Review: ‘Dog Sense’ by John Bradshaw – A Dog Owner Must Read

Four Paws Up!  This is a MUST read for all dog owners. If you truly want to understand and develop a wonderful relationship with your dog, this book is a must read.  I’m always looking for information that can help me better understand my dogs, yet it seemed like most available literature on dog training … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Dog Sense’ by John Bradshaw – A Dog Owner Must Read

Texas Courts increase dogs’ value under the law

After 120 years of unchanging case law, the 2nd District Texas Court of Appeals finally gave our best friends a little more credit. Until this month, the only value given to a dog under the law was their “market value.” As you can imagine, market value may be a few dollars if you are lucky. … Continue reading Texas Courts increase dogs’ value under the law

Snobby Dog Spaw in Tyler, Texas: my four dogs’ groomer!

Snobby Dog Spaw 4007 S Broadway Ave Tyler, TX 75701 (903) 581-2834 When I moved back to Tyler, Texas, I was back on the market for a good grooming option.  I almost always groom the Papillons myself because they are so easy to put in the tub, but to thoroughly wash and groom my big … Continue reading Snobby Dog Spaw in Tyler, Texas: my four dogs’ groomer!

L.A. Dog Barking Ordinance = Seriously Flawed Logic

I felt compelled to write a follow-up post regarding the Los Angeles dog-barking ordinance because I feel I must point out the complete disconnect in logic.  If you used this logic on an SAT test, you would score a 12 out of 1600. Translating this issue into SAT terms, here would be the question: (A)  … Continue reading L.A. Dog Barking Ordinance = Seriously Flawed Logic