Hank's Point of View

  1. Plan the Perfect Puppy Party - Printable Checklist

    You know the basics of planning a dog party - Invitations, party favors, and some snacks and water to keep everyone happy. But what happens if you forget something? And your guests start showing up? And you don't have time to run to the store for the last-minute party supplies? And your dog party is a disaster!!! Don't risk it by relying on memory to get your party planned. This free printable dog party checklist will keep you on task and ready for anything - because we all know, "it...
  2. Arthritis Pain in Elderly Dogs

    Arthritis Pain in Elderly Dogs
    Today I got out of my crate and felt like a really.really.old.dog. Ugh, I hate getting out of bed, but today was worse than others. I have noticed the last couple weeks I am not feeling dog gone friendly either. Normally when I hear Pa in the work truck I am so excited I can’t contain myself. Today when I heard him roll in front of the house I didn’t want to move. I continued to lay right next to my crate until I heard him come in the house...
  3. Is Your Elderly Dog Losing His Hearing? Tips for Hearing Loss in Older Pets

    Is Your Elderly Dog Losing His Hearing? Tips for Hearing Loss in Older Pets
    Every morning our dog anxiously awaits me letting him outside for his potty break. I usually have enough time to get dressed and then head back to the door to find him waiting to be let back in. Unfortunately, this morning he wasn't there. I was in the backyard hollering away and unfortunately, he still didn’t come back. After an hour of searching the neighborhood, I had to go home empty-handed. Worse, I had to go to work not knowing where he was. Luckily, he keeps his collar on and...
  4. Dog Care 101: Dog Chocolate Toxicity Meter

    Dog Care 101: Dog Chocolate Toxicity Meter
    Well, I am officially shunned to the DOG HOUSE - Mom is not at all happy with my actions today. She baked some tasty brownies for the family and I decided to take it upon myself to have a treat too! Luckily I got my paws on one sitting on the table and not the whole pan from the stove because she told me my tummy wasn’t going to feel O.K. and boy is she right. As soon as she found me outside, you know, doing my thing… she hopped...
  5. Dogs of the Blog: Hank

    Dogs of the Blog: Hank
    Hank is the oldest contributor to WhenPoochComesToShove.com. He has a zest for life and is an expert bruffday planner. Hank knows all the tips and tricks an old dog needs. He will share his secrets for aging with you as well as how to host a paw-mazing dog birthday party. Hank is a jolly old pup that loves living his life to the fullest on the farm. When he’s not doing chores with his Pa, he’s chasing the chickens and playing with the pigs. Hank is a huge fan of...

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