Traveling with Your Dog

Traveling with a dog beyond the corner store takes the same kinds of planning and consideration that it does when you travel. Safety and comfort are paramount. You can keep your dog safe and comfortable by doing just a little planning before you head out on your trip. Remember that it’s always possible to board […]

Adopting an Older Dog

There are many benefits to adopting an older or senior dog. While puppies are cuddly and fun, older dogs also have a lot to offer you as a pet owner. First, the dog is fully grown. You won’t take a small puppy home and end up needing an extra room just for your dog! There […]

Dog Housetraining Tips

When you bring a new puppy home you’ll want to have it around you as much as possible. It’s natural to want to spend tons of playtime with your new dog. But proper housetraining is important and should start right away. One of the easiest ways to start training your dog is by using a […]

Which Dog Should You Choose?

Chances are good that there are certain dog breeds that you love. Many people fall in love with a breed and choose that type of dog when they want a new puppy or a rescue dog. But there are many more things to consider when getting a new dog than breed and appearance. That favorite […]

Preparing Your Home for a New Dog

Whether you’re bringing home a new puppy or a rescue dog, there are some things you can do in your home to avoid problems and make the homecoming more comfortable for your dog. One of the first things you need to do is shop for dog supplies. There are a number of things you’ll need. […]

Before You Adopt a Dog

Bringing home a new dog is something to celebrate. You can make the transition for both of you much more pleasant if you make sure that you’re ready for a new dog before you purchase or adopt one. Prepare the Household If you live alone, then this is an easy step. If you don’t, make […]

Fun and Safe Dog Toys

People who own dogs are used to playing catch. And almost anyone who’s ever taken her dog to the park has probably played with a Frisbee or other flying object that the dog is supposed to retrieve and bring back. Dogs love this game. You can make your games of fetch even more fun by […]

Fun ways to play with your dog

There are many different activities and types of play you can enjoy with your dog, each offering different benefits for both you and your pet. Instead of just walking around the block or down the street to find a potty spot, for instance, change up your walk by going to a different place each day […]

Avoid over-exercising your dog

Dogs need exercise to counteract hours of being indoors with the inability to run and play as much as they could outside. Not only does putting a dog harness and dog leash on your pet and heading outdoors improve and safeguard your pet’s health, but it can make him better behaved and less prone to […]

Walk your dog mindfully – Ditch the cell phone

If you had children that stayed at home all day while you were gone, would you choose the time you spend with them to talk on your cell phone, work, listen to music and do other things? Or would try to give them your undivided attention and listen to them when they spoke? When you […]