Dog Tips

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Keeping Your Yard Dog Friendly & Pest Free

When the weather is nice and summer is here, we tend to spend more time outdoors with our dogs. Even when we’re not going to dog parks or on hikes, we’re still spending time outside in our own yards and homes with our furry friends. Even dogs that don’t like going outside that much tend…

Tips for taking your dog to the park.

Tips for Taking Your Dog to the Dog Park

Going to the dog park can be an extremely fun and entertaining experience. Giving your dog a chance to roam the park and meet new dogs can be very beneficial to their socialization and social skills with other dogs and people. On top of that, it can also be a change of pace from their…

Avoid losing your dog.

How to Avoid Losing Your Dog

Losing your pup is one of the biggest fears in dog owners everywhere. No matter how well trained our furry friend is, there is always a chance they might get startled or scared and run away from you. Unfortunately, one-third of pets will get lost at some point and over 10 million pets get lost…

Halloween Safety For Your Dog

So, you’re all dialed in for the perfect Halloween: you’ve scored the motherload of Jolly Ranchers and Kit Kats, carved a jack-o-lantern that is nothing short of a masterpiece, and nabbed the slickest costume for your four legged friend. At its core, Halloween is all about thrills and chills—but when it comes to pet safety,…

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…

make car rides fun for dogs

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…

The Importance of Reading Dog Food Labels

The recent Beneful lawsuit has been a great reminder of how important it is to read food labels. Taking a look at how ingredients labeled as safe by the FDA doesn’t necessarily mean it should be fed to our pets. Always consult your veterinarian before making changes to your pet’s diet. What Does FDA Ingredient…

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…

sharing your drink with your dog

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…

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…