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]
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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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.
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Puppies are adorable! Puppies have that intoxicating “puppy breath.” Puppies are fun and exciting! Puppies also bite! Why do puppies bite? Are they being mean? Do they have aggression issues? Probably not.
Just as toddlers put everything they find into their mouths, so too do puppies. Dogs and puppies explore the world around them by scent and by taste. It … [more]
“My dog would NEVER bite anyone.” “I’m not a bad parent.” Are these things that you have ever said? Every pet parent hopes his or her dog would never bite someone, but accidents – and dog bites happen. You’re probably not a “bad parent” but you may be unwittingly putting your child in harm’s way simply by not watching how … [more]
January is National Walk Your Dog Month. Pet parents “celebrate” this daily as they take their dogs outside to visit Mother Nature and do their business! Whether you take along walks in the woods or on the beach or if you make a quick dash to your backyard because it’s cold, we have 5 ways to enjoy your dog … [more]
As winter settles in across the country, we want to offer tips on how to keep your dog safe in winter — even if it is a breed who thrives in these colder temperatures. For those of us who live in parts of the country where snow, ice and frigid temperatures aren’t a major concern, we don’t think about what … [more]