How to Design a Cozy Space for Your Dog

While we love our dogs, we might not always have an area that’s just for them. If you’ve been considering how to design a cozy space for your dog, look no further! Today, we will discuss how to make a space your dog can call their own. How to Design a Cozy Space for Your Dog The truth is that designing a cozy space for your dog is as much for them as it is for you. Your dog might not appreciate all the nice aesthetic touches you add to their space, but at least you can invite friends over without them seeing all your dog’s toys and big bins… Read More Continue Reading

Why Does My Dog Lick Me?

Coming home to your pup after a long day at work is a very gratifying feeling. They’re always excited to see you, and they’re always willing to give you a little puppy lick. But have you ever wondered, “Why does my dog lick me?” Most people have experienced the wet kisses of a dog, but few probably wonder why it happens. Today, we’re going to take a closer look at why our dogs lick us and what it might mean. Why Does My Dog Lick Me? Your dog might lick you when you come in the door. They might lick you when you give them a treat. They might even… Read More Continue Reading

How to Choose a Dog Sitter

If you are a busy professional with a dog at home or need to take a vacation, you may have considered a dog sitting service. You can take a lot of comfort knowing that your dog is being well taken care of by someone who cares about them.  But how to choose a dog sitter, and where can you find information about a dog sitting service in your area? Today we will guide you through things to consider when looking for a dog sitting service for your favorite four-legged friend. Why Hire a Dog Sitter? If you work or plan to be away from your home for an extended period… Read More Continue Reading

10 Tips for Camping with Your Dog

Most people agree that we are just spending too much time with technology. It’s great that we can see what our friends and family are doing on social media, but how much time do we really waste staring at our phones? Sometimes it’s a nice treat to just unplug and head to the great outdoors. This time can be made even better when it becomes quality time with our favorite four-legged friends. If you’re considering heading into the wilderness, here are 10 tips for camping with your dog. 10 Tips for Camping with Your Dog When going camping, there’s a lot to think about even if you’re going alone. Bringing… Read More Continue Reading

How to Cut a Dog’s Nails

For many, one of the most nerve-racking parts of dog ownership is chipping nails. We can certainly take our pets to the groomer and have a trained professional clean and groom our pets for us. But that costs money! By grooming and trimming your dog’s nails, you can save yourself some serious money while also bonding with your dog more closely. Read below to learn more about how to properly trim your dog’s nails. Why We Trim Our Dog’s Nails The very first reason why it’s important to cut your dog’s nails is to prevent pain. Have you ever worn shoes that were too tight? Have you had shoes push… Read More Continue Reading

The Sporting Group: A Natural Companion

Most people want a dog for companionship. It’s a wonderful feeling coming home from work only to be greeted by a big furball who’s super excited to see you. Our human companions may still fit in this category, but nothing replaces that canine companion. They are there for us when we’re feeling low, and they want to share the great moments with us too. The group with some of the most excitable companions is the Sporting group. These dogs are used to spending lots of time outside with their family, but they are also ready to put in a day’s work too. Read below to find out more about the… Read More Continue Reading

When to Neuter a Dog

If you’ve ever seen The Price is Right, you’ve heard about spaying and neutering your pet. Five days a week the past host, Bob Barker, would sign off every episode by reminding us to spay or neuter our pets. But is it completely necessary? Are there benefits or drawbacks to neutering? Also, when should you neuter a dog? Continue reading below as we discuss multiple aspects of neutering your dog. What is Neutering? Often, people use the terms spaying and neutering to mean the same thing but on animals of different sexes. The term neutering comes from the Latin word neuter, meaning of neither sex. The term more correctly applies… Read More Continue Reading

What is Canine Tail Docking?

You may or may not have heard of the practice of tail docking, but you’ve probably seen dogs who have had it done. Boxers for example are a very popular breed for people to preform tail docking on. What is canine tail docking? Where did the practice come from and should the practice still be performed today? Let’s take a close look at the practice of canine tail docking. What is Canine Tail Docking? The term docking is also known as bobbing. This process is where a person removes part or all a dog’s tail. The amount of tail removed is usually specific to the breed of dog. Some breeds… Read More Continue Reading

Traveling with Your Dog: Hotel Etiquette

These days, lots of hotels are dog friendly, but what are the rules? You want to have a comfortable experience, but you also want to make sure you’ll be welcome back next time. What rules, tips and tricks are there when it comes to staying in hotels with your dog? Let’s dive into hotel etiquette with a dog. Dog-Friendly Hotel Etiquette: Before You Arrive Always Call Ahead This might go without saying but be sure you call your hotel to discuss bringing your dog before you do so. There are many hotels that simply do not allow pets in guests rooms. If you’re booking a room somewhere, be sure to… Read More Continue Reading

Top 6 Best Watchdogs

Most people who consider getting a dog do so for a reason. Some people just want companionship. Others want a dog for a specific purpose. Many people who get a dog are looking for protection. While humans and dogs have grown together for many centuries, they have always had a unique relationship. Humans would provide protection for their dog, and their dog would do the same for their humans. This is why guardians have become so popular today. Today, we take a look at the top six best watchdogs to help show which breeds have become popular choices. History of Watchdogs The history of watchdogs goes back almost as far… Read More Continue Reading