Your Dog and the Backyard

If you’re fortunate enough to have a large backyard, your dog has plenty of space to play and potty without the need for you take her for a walk away from your home. Your dog will still benefit from walks for exercise, but a fenced backyard can be a pet owner’s friend. Just remember that […]

Helping Your Overweight Dog Stay Fit

Dogs become overweight and obese in the same way people do, by eating more food than their bodies need. When the amount of energy, measured in calories, that’s taken in exceeds the amount of energy used, dogs and people gain weight. It’s not always easy to see at a glance if a dog is overweight. […]

Dog Leash Training and Microchipping

Whether you’re getting a new dog or you’ve had one for years, microchipping your pet is worth serious consideration. Even if your dog is extremely well-trained, the cost of microchipping is a great investment in your dog’s safety and well-being. Even a well-trained pet could become startled and bolt away from his owner or his […]

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 […]

Water Safety Beyond a Dog Life Preserver

Since all dogs don’t swim well, contrary to popular belief, a dog life preserver is a piece of safety gear you should have on hand when you plan on playing with your pet near water. Even if you plan on being in a boat or on shore without ever dipping a toe into the surf, […]

Dog Seat Belts and Other Travel Tips

Taking your dog for a trip in the car, short or long, can be an adventure. But the idea is for the adventure to happen once you get to your destination, not because of drama on the trip. There are a number of things you can do to make your car trips more pleasant and […]

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. […]

What to Look for in a Dog Harness

Thanks to the wide variety of dog harnesses available today at places like EzyDog, you can find one that perfectly fits your pet. Available in a huge variety of materials, styles and sizes, everything from multi-purpose harnesses to those designed for a specific use, like training, are there for you to choose from. The choice […]

The Right Life Vest for Small Dogs

Most dogs love nothing better than a day spent playing with you, whether it’s hiking, walking, playing in the park or boating and swimming. Some dog breeds don’t swim well enough to be safe near water without some kind of life vest or flotation device, however. And even dogs from water-loving breeds can have trouble […]