Should I Feed My Dog Table Scraps?

Should I Feed My Dog Table Scraps? Feeding a dog table scraps is oddly divisive. There are many people who think a dog shouldn’t be given food off your dinner plate. They think table scraps may actually be hazardous to your dog’s health. There seem to be just as many people who think table scraps are good for dogs and enjoy sharing almost every meal with their dog. Today we’ll go through some of the reasons you may or may not want to feed table scraps to your dog to make a decision for yourself. Should I Feed My Dog Table Scraps? It seems that each household has different rules… Read More Continue Reading

6 Safe Places for Dogs to Swim

6 Safe Places for Dogs to Swim One of the best ways to get exercise is through swimming. Water provides a low impact way to work through stiff joints or get a real sweat going. If you’re thinking of where you can bring your dog to swim, you’re in luck. Today we’ll give you 6 safe places for dogs to swim. Dangers for Swimming Dogs While swimming is a fun activity for everyone, there are still dangers when in the water. Let’s take a look at what dangers you might want to consider and plan for if you are going to swim with your dog. Drowning Drowning is obviously the… Read More Continue Reading

How to Provide Enough Stimulation for Large Dogs

How to Provide Enough Stimulation for Large Dogs With winter coming in, cold weather may have you and your pooch staring longingly out your window, remembering the warm weather days. If you’re looking for ideas on how to provide enough stimulation for a large dog, you’ve come to the right place. We may be longing for warmer weather, but there are plenty of activities you can do both inside and outside with your lively pup. How to Provide Enough Stimulation for Big Dogs It’s usually pretty easy to get most small dogs enough exercise. Simply playing a game of catch down the hallway might be enough depending on their size.… Read More Continue Reading

Can Dogs Get Fleas in the Winter?

Can Dogs Get Fleas in the Winter? Fleas and ticks are usually a worry for warm weather. But should you still be worried about fleas in the winter? Believe it or not, fleas are not just a summer thing. Let’s take a look at what precautions you can take to keep your dog flea-free all-year-round! If you’re wondering how a dog might get fleas in winter, it’s not hard to find answers. Maybe fleas came into your home from outside as temperatures fell. Maybe you took your pup to a dog park or doggie daycare where fleas jumped from one animal to another. Whatever the reason your dog has fleas,… Read More Continue Reading

What You Need to Know about Cutting Your Dog’s Nails at Home

What You Need to Know About Cutting Your Dog’s Nails At Home Weekly grooming sessions are an important part of having a dog. Usually, this is the time where you brush your dog to get rid of any loose hair, but you can take it to the next level. If you’re looking to cut your budget or just want to make sure it gets done right, cutting your dog’s nails yourself is a useful thing to learn. This is why we put together a guide telling you what you need to know about cutting your dog’s nails at home. Cutting Your Dog’s Nails At Home Any dog can have their… Read More Continue Reading

How to Travel Cross Country with Your Dog

How to Travel Cross Country With Your Dog With colder weather starting to roll in through most of the country, many people may be looking to travel to a warmer spot. If you have a dog, traveling long distances by car can be challenging. However, with some forethought and careful planning, you can easily travel (almost) anywhere. Here are our tips on how to travel cross country with your dog. Get a Checkup The first thing we recommend if you are planning to travel cross country with your dog is getting a regular checkup. Make an appointment with your vet to make sure your dog is in good health. Your… Read More Continue Reading

Can Dogs Get COVID? October 2020 Update

Can Dogs Get Covid? October 2020 Update One of the things that have been on everyone’s mind this year is the COVID pandemic. Many people have been worried about catching it or preventing their loved ones from catching it, but what about our dogs? Can dogs get COVID-19? For October, we’re taking a look at what the medical experts are saying about the risk of COVID for our pets. Can Dogs Get COVID From Humans? Before getting to the answer of if our pets can catch COVID-19, we need to understand how the disease spreads. Coronavirus is a large family of viruses that cause cold-like symptoms in people. The good… Read More Continue Reading

Breed Spotlight: The Puli Dog

Breed Spotlight: The Puli Dog What is that funny looking dog with the corded coat? Well, it’s the Puli Dog! This Hungarian dog is prized for its herding ability and unique coat that resembles dreadlocks. Let’s learn more about this notable breed. Puli Dog Breed History The Puli is a breed that is thought to have helped the Magyar people during their migration from Central Asia to present-day Hungary. This breed was used to guard and herd livestock. The Magyar people used the Puli, but they also used the much bigger Komondor for guarding sheep or cattle. The Puli’s size didn’t lend it to defending from wolves or bears. Instead,… Read More Continue Reading

How to Stop My Dog from Barking at People

How to Stop My Dog From Barking at People Does your dog bark at everyone? Do you dread walking around the block because your dog bothers your neighbors? Are you tired of your dog barking at all the squirrels in the front yard? If you’ve been wondering about how to stop your dog from barking at people, you’re in luck. Having your dog not bark at others is something you can easily train your dog not to do. It just takes a bit of work and you’ll have a well-behaved dog in no time. Why is My Dog Barking at People? Barking at people is not all bad. Actually, that’s… Read More Continue Reading

What Do I Do if My Dog is Anxious?

What Do I Do If My Dog Is Anxious? If you’re a dog owner, you know that each dog has its own personality. Some dogs are incredibly easy-going, others are super curious. And then there are dogs that are anxious. Just like people, dogs can have a range of personalities. But what do you do if you have an anxious dog? A dog’s anxiety can be debilitating and depending on their size dangerous for others. Thankfully, there are safe ways to relieve your dog of their anxiety. What Do I Do If My Dog is Anxious? The signs of anxiety may be all over your dog. Do they excessively bark,… Read More Continue Reading