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 […]

A Hands-Free Dog Leash for Jogging

Sometimes walking a dog is a challenge. If the pet hasn’t been trained to walk on a lead, or even if he’s just having an excitable day, a walk with a dog that pulls against you can be tiring. If you want to go for a jog or a run with your pet, multiply the […]

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 […]

Safety and dog seatbelt restraints – Buckle up!

A number of tests done on seat belts for dogs have shown less than promising results in actual collisions. Many have come loose on impact and otherwise failed to hold the dog in place during an accident. It’s important to note that most seat belts aren’t designed to provide the same type of protection for […]

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 […]

Thanksgiving foods and your dog

Some pet food purists would never feed their pups table food, while others offer “people” food in small amounts after making sure that the food is safe. If you want your dog to have a taste of Thanksgiving or any meal, be sure that you only serve him foods that are safe and not likely […]

Shout Out: EzyDog Summit Backpack Review

Check out the latest review of our Summit Backpack! Jen over at My Brown Newfies & Me blog has a wonderful review of the EzyDog Summit Backpack and calls it “a great backpack that is durable, functional, comfortable and easy to use. A great product for most dogs who like to hike!” Very kind words! […]

A few reasons to put a coat on your dog – Important for winter weather!

Dogs wearing clothing may be cute, but sometimes there are great reasons to put a dog jacket or coat on your pooch. Many experts point to how long dogs have gotten by without wearing coats as a good reason they never truly need one. But here are a few reasons why you might want to […]