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Dear Dogfather: Elvis the elder and Mollie aflutter

If Elvis is not totally deaf there are high frequency devices that he can be taught to respond to... Elvis is lucky to have you guys, so remember, plenty of love, but no pity.

The Dogfather’s advice on old dogs, new babies, good toys, bad manners

Sounds like Crosby crossed over from Dr. Jekyll to Mr. Hyde stage. Actually, it's quite normal. Dogs tend to go from puppy, to punk, to young adult (not much better than punk), to adult, to adult adult, to senior adult.

Ask the Dogfather: car menace and empty-nesters

This week, the dogfather advises Arlene, whose dog is oblivious of cars, and tells a newly-retired couple how to find a good dog.

Traveling with Fido? Ask the Dogfather.

This week, the dogfather advises on how to travel with dogs.

Ask the Dogfather: Trainer Tom Shelby helps you figure out Fido

This week, the dogfather advises BGO in Oak Bluffs, whose dog Angus pees on houseguests and occasionally nips small children dressed as animals.

Ask the Dogfather: Trainer Tom Shelby helps you figure out Fido.

This week, the dogfather takes on a fidgety Chihuahua and a friendless Husky.