Can Dogs Visit National Parks?

One of the greatest parts about living in the United States is the abundance of open land for us to explore. If you like to spend any amount of time outdoors, you’ve probably been to or at least heard of the National Parks. But can dogs visit National Parks? Exploring the scenes and sights of our National Parks just wouldn’t be the same without Fido. Here, we’ll lay out some great ideas of where in the National Parks you can take your dog. Read on and start your own adventure! Can Dogs Visit National Parks? You’re obviously reading this because you want to know if dogs can visit National Parks.… Read More Continue Reading

How to Use a Dog Harness

How to Use a Dog Harness Almost any dog owner knows that a dogs first time on leash is difficult. The dog may try to get ahead of you, they may continue to pull and choke themselves, or they just might not understand what you’re doing and try running away. A lot of leash problems can be fixed with a dog harness. But you might be thinking about how to use a dog harness. How do you even put on a dog harness? We’re going to go through the different kinds of dog harnesses that exist and how to properly train a dog to use a harness. Types of Dog… Read More Continue Reading

Why Do Dogs Eat Dirt?

Why Do Dogs Eat Dirt? Dogs get into all sorts of gross things. Sometimes they sneak into the trash. Other times you can see them sniffing around less-than-ideal things like dirt. Why do dogs eat dirt? As gross as it may be that they are eating dirt, there is a reason for it. As a pet owner, it’s your job to get the detective hat on and figure out why your pet is behaving this way. Is Eating Dirt a Problem? Your dog may be eating dirt to deal with some issues, but you need to step in. Eating dirt isn’t a huge problem when it’s a small amount. If… Read More Continue Reading

Regular Health Check-ups You Should Get for Your Dog

Regular Health Check-ups You Should Get for Your Dog Most people can probably admit that they put their regular health checkups on the backburner. Between all of life’s little responsibilities, it’s easy to forget an appointment even when you know you shouldn’t. You also shouldn’t put your dog’s health on the backburner. You need to make sure you’re taking your dog to all their regular checkups. But how often should a dog go for a checkup? The answer to that question depends on the age of your dog. Not to worry, we’ll help lay out the regular health checkups you should get for your dog. Why Get Regular Health Checkups… Read More Continue Reading

What are the Best Dog Breeds for Apartment Dwellers?

Do you love living in the city? Many people come to love the hustle and bustle of living in a big city. One thing they may not get in a big city is a big home. Often real estate is in demand and expensive. If you are living in a small space but are still a dog lover, we’ve got some news for you. You can still find a loving dog that can (literally) fit into your lifestyle. If you’ve asked yourself, “What are the best breeds for small spaces?” our list of apartment appropriate breeds may help you decide. Best Dog Breeds for Apartment Living There are a few… Read More Continue Reading

Is my Dog Sick? Common Canine Ailments and What to Look For

Is my Dog Sick? Common Canine Ailments and What to Look For Sometimes being a pet owner is like being a detective. “Who made a mess in the living room?” “Where did my shoes go?” One question you may eventually ask yourself is, “Is my dog sick?” We normally expect the unconditional love that our dogs give us. But sometimes they are just not themselves. If you’ve been wondering if your dog is sick, here are some warning sign to look out for and what you can do about it. Is My Dog Sick? How to Tell Because your dog cannot just tell you how they are feeling, you must… Read More Continue Reading

Should a Dog Sleep in Your Bed?

Should a Dog Sleep in Your Bed? When it comes to dog training, there are many different approaches. There isn’t any one-size-fits all solution that works for managing a dog’s behavior. You must look at the reason you are doing something to discover whether it will work for you and your pet. Behaviors include sleeping arrangements for people and pets. Did you know that about half of cat and dog owners report sharing their bed or bedroom with their pets? If you’ve been wondering “should a dog sleep in your bed,” you’ve lucked out. Today we offer some perspectives as to why and why not a dog should be your… Read More Continue Reading

Signs and Symptoms of a Lonely Dog

Signs and Symptoms of a Lonely Dog One of the best parts about dog ownership is just being with them. They can come with you to the park or to a local farmer’s market. Showing your dog around town can be very rewarding. But we don’t always have as much time to be with our pups as we would like. Our work life or social life could lead to a lonely dog. How can we make sure our pets are taken care of and keep our sanity? Today we look at signs and symptoms of a lonely dog and what we can do to combat doggie depression. Signs of a… Read More Continue Reading

What to Do During Dog Shedding Season

If you’ve lived with a dog for long enough, you know that eventually you’re going to find little tumbleweeds of fur rolling around your home. No, it’s not the wild west in there. It’s just dog shedding season. All dogs will shed part of their coat depending on the season and the type of coat they have. There are things you can do to ensure your home keeps clean during that time though. Today we’ll discuss the dog shedding season and how you can make it a little easier on you and your dog. What is Dog Shedding Season? Each breed of dog has a specific kind of coat that… Read More Continue Reading

What to Do When Your Dog Runs Through an Electric Fence

What to Do When Your Dog Runs Through an Electric Fence Let’s face it. It can happen. Your dog ran through your electric dog fence. Is it the dog? Is it the system? Let’s discuss why some dog owners experience their dog running through their electric dog fence. We’ll offer some likely reasons why this happens and what you can do to prevent it. What’s the Problem? Wired pet fences are training tools. They create an invisible boundary around your property to keep your pet contained. So, when something malfunctions, this invisible boundary may no longer keep your dog or cat inside. Here are some things you can do to… Read More Continue Reading