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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

3 mountain getaways for you and your dog

Planning a last minute mountain getaway for the holidays and want to take your family member along? You’re in luck. We’ve researched some choice destinations (so you don’t have to) and have a few cozy mountain lodges and inns to recommend around the country: The Lodge and Spa at Breckenridge (Colorado) Perched at the top […]

How to protect your dog’s paws on winter walks

Ever noticed your dog holding one paw up out of the snow? We have. Those of us with small dogs even end up carrying them home sometimes. Because even with all that padding, sometimes snow is too much for your dog’s paws. When paws aren’t protected, they’re not only exposed to the cold, but also […]