camping with your dog: answer the call of the wild safely
Next time you head out on an outdoor overnight adventure, bring along your furry friend. Camping with your dog can be a great experience for the both of you—you’ll enjoy his companionship and he’ll enjoy exploring the great outdoors. Here are some things to keep in mind to help make sure your camping trip goes off without a hitch.Read more
earth day: dog 'waste'
Dog ‘waste’ is a major concern for the environmentally conscious pet owner. Especially since the 78 million dogs in America produce 10 million TONS of dog ‘waste’ each year. The way you pick up and dispose of your pup’s poo has a major effect on the environment when you consider those stats. Here are some options to make cleanup more ‘green’:Read more
Helping your dog deal with dropping temperatures
We humans are lucky: We have an array of ultra-high-tech winter gear that helps us get through the winter cold. While we’re piling on the socks, thermals, gloves and gaiters, we sometimes assume that because our dogs have fur, they can handle whatever Father Frost throws at him. But cold tolerance, like so many things, varies from breed to breed, and can even be dependent on what your dog’s used to.Read more
The most important commands to teach dogs for the holidays.
Manners are important during the holidays – and that goes for both people and dogs. With a house full of people, things can start to feel a little chaotic, which can make your dog feel stressed. And if your dog’s not behaving, it can make guests feel uneasy, too. Maintain some order and keep the celebration focused on fun by giving your dog the tools he needs to be a polite pup.Read more
A feast fit for Fido.
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect and appreciate those you care most about—and of course, that includes your pets. So, why leave Fido sitting on the sidelines? Here are some Turkey Day staples your pet can indulge in, too:Read more