- They’ve mastered a trick
- They’ve learned a skill we’ve been teaching
- You simply want to give them a treat because you love them
Earlier this month, in honor of Senior Pet Month, we discussed some of the surprising benefits of adopting an older or senior dog. Puppies might be cute and have a longer lifespan, but there are many senior dogs looking for loving homes all over the country, and they can be a great fit for owners who may not be … [more]
Turkey. Cranberry dressing. Mixed drinks. Pumpkin pie. All of these sound delicious and are all a part of many Thanksgiving holiday dinner tables. Many of these foods can cause illness or even be lethal for our dogs. We have put together some Thanksgiving safety tips for dog owners as part of our Thanksgiving dog bite safety series.
We’d recently written … [more]
Thankgiving and time spent with family and friends is a great time for the humans in the family. For the dogs (and cats) in the family, however, it can be a time fraught with tension and anxiety; that tension and anxiety can very quickly escalate to a dog bite.
How can you have an enjoyable Thanksgiving visit with your friends … [more]
Have you ever found it to be a dilemma when its raining out and your dog has to go to the bathroom? You open the door, your dog takes one look at the rain only to turn around and walk away. You need to learn how to prevent your dog from relieving itself in the house, so what do you … [more]
Aging is inevitable — for humans and for the dogs we love. November has been designated, “Senior Pet Month” and we want to take some time today to share some of the benefits of senior dogs, how to care for your senior dog and how wonderful the love of a senior dog is!
As our dogs age we need to … [more]
Though it depends on your dog’s breed and age, on average a dog needs between 30 minutes and 2 hours of activity each day. Unfortunately, as the days grow shorter and the weather stormier, it can be difficult to find the time to take your dogs on regular walks and get them adequate playtime outdoors. Dogs get just as tired … [more]
Halloween is fast approaching. It’s a day that is great fun for children in costumes who are going door-to-door with the cries of “Trick or Treat!” They’re always hoping for the treat, of course, usually in the form of a candy bar!
If you’ve decided that you’d like to add a dog to your household and your family, choosing to adopt an older or abandoned dog can be exciting, stressful, and truly rewarding. With an estimated 3.3 million dogs entering shelters each year, there are countless dogs out there looking for a new home and a new chance at life.
However, while … [more]
What we want to focus on, today is whether your homeowner’s insurance will be enough to cover and protect you if you have a breed that many insurance companies consider “excluded” from … [more]