A lot of people, when considering getting a dog, only focus on the positive aspects of dog ownership. They think about the fun-filled walks, the couch cuddles, and the loving companionship. However, these are just the highlights of owning a dog, which is a 24/7 commitment.
If you are pondering upon getting a dog, it is important to consider whether … [more]
February 28 is National Spay/Neuter Awareness Day and you may be wondering, why should you spay or neuter your dog. The question and its answer is a source for debate in social circles and on social media. While there may be pros to having your dog spayed or neutered, we are going to focus on the benefits.
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February 22 is another pet-centric holiday that we hope our readers embrace! How to celebrate Walk Youd Dog Day safely is something we also hope our readers and fellow dog lovers consider when they snap the leash onto the harness and hit the side walks, beach, wooded path or dog park.
Walking your dog is something that pet parents do … [more]
Many families turn to pet sitters to look after their fur babies when they are unable to, as opposed to using a boarding kennel. Kennels can be quite stressful for dogs, they might come home with ticks and fleas and they are completely taken out of their familiar environments. With a pet sitter, your pup will have someone’s undivided attention, … [more]
As Valentine’s Day approaches, what better time to show your appreciation to all of your loved ones, including your beloved pets? Dogs give us so much love, and it is important to show your dog that you love them too. In order to do so, you must speak their language. You two may not be able to literally speak with … [more]
Pet parents are looking for ways to train their beloved dogs that don’t involve punishment, but instead focus on positive reinforcement. How to train your dog not to bite using positive reinforcement training is a focus for puppy socialization classes and can be a focus of a training session for an older dog you’ve recently welcomed to the family.
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When was the last time you took note your pup’s dental hygiene? Well February is Pet Dental Health Month! The good news for dogs is they’re not as prone to cavities as humans. But despite the old conventional wisdom that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s, dogs can still develop problems like tartar and plaque buildup and gingivitis. … [more]
February is Dog Dental Health Month and pet parents understand that just as their dental health is tied to their overall health, so too is their dog’s dental health. If you’ve never brushed your dog’s teeth and don’t know where to begin we have 5 dog dental health tips and advice on dog dental health.
It may be easier … [more]