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Avoiding The Back To School Blues

Summer is almost over! Stores are packed with shoppers picking up supplies and kids are gearing up to rejoin their classmates at school. Some of us face this time of year with joy, like the stay-at-home parent who looks forward to the peace of an eleven o’clock cup of coffee. Some of us are a…

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Helping Your Dog’s Fear of Noises

Summertime can mean a lot of fun things for you and your dog, such as dog parks and new adventures outside. However, summertime also brings some not so fun things for our dogs, like loud summer storms and random fireworks you aren’t prepared for. Your dog may be terrified of these sounds and run away…

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Make Car Rides Fun for Your Dog

Nothing is more fun than taking our best pup friend along with us for a road trip or vacation. However, sometimes it can be quite stressful for you and your dog. They may not naturally be calm or comfortable in a car, which can make them anxious and stressed. You obviously want to make the…

How to Enjoy Dinner Out with Your Dog

It’s that time! Beautiful sunsets enjoyed with good company and tasty foods and beverages make up some of the best times of the summer. Why not take your best four-legged friend along for the experience, right? To ensure that you both enjoy the meal, follow these tips: Find Your Pup-Approved Destination Arrange your plans around…

Night Time Puppy Barking

Having a new puppy can be hard. From the chewing to the training, it can be overwhelming. One aspect of new puppy parenthood that can really be disruptive is night time barking. While some sounds are normal for puppies, such as whines, yips, barks, and howls to communicate what they need, aggressive, constant barking is not. Here are some…

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Don’t Share These Drinks with Your Dog

Sometimes we give our dogs a little taste of our human drinks. Maybe you feel like they want something other than water or maybe they just get into something all on their own. While some drinks may be okay, others are not. Here are a few drinks you should avoid letting your four-legged friend have…

Tips for Boating With Your Dog

Heading out to the lake or ocean on your boat can one of the most relaxing things for some people. So why wouldn’t they want to bring their furry friend along to enjoy the ride? Bringing your dog out for a day on the water is a great idea, but there are a few things…

Is Chocolate Bad For Dogs?

Is Chocolate Really Bad for Dogs?

Almost everyone, dog owner or not, knows that chocolate is very bad for dogs. But what not everyone knows is that there’s a lot that factors into how dangerous chocolate can be for your dog, such as size of your dog and the amount/type of chocolate. Here are some facts about chocolate and why it…

Does My Dog Need a Friend?

Does My Dog Need a Friend?

Most people believe dogs are “pack animals” that need a companion. Dog owners feel guilty leaving their dogs at home alone and feel the need to get their dog a friend. However this isn’t always the case. The pack animal theory originates from wolves, a relative of dogs. Wolves live in packs and therefore dogs…

Warning Signs That Your Dog Has a Heart Problem

Warning Signs That Your Dog Has a Heart Problem

Heart failure and disease is unfortunately more common in dogs than you would think. There are many different types of heart disease, but you should be keeping an eye on your pup to make sure they are not sick. Here are some signs to look out for! Common Signs Depending on how severe the heart…

Dog Travel Tips

Dog Travel Tips

Everyone loves summer vacations. But what if you don’t want to leave our furry friend behind at home? Traveling with a dog can be hard, but here are a few tips to make the journey go smoothly. Before the Trip Before you leave, make sure you have everything your dog could need for their trip….

Why Our Dogs Are Becoming More Like Us

Why Our Dogs Are Becoming More Like Us

According to National Geographic, researchers have discovered that our four-legged friends are acting more like us than ever before. They’ve come a long way since their evolution from wolves over 11,000 years ago. Now that they have lived amongst humans for so long mans best friend has started to pick up human-like traits. Read below…