What’s The Difference Between Male and Female Dogs?

Difference Between Male and Female Dogs: Dog Parenting Tips…

Being owned by both male and female Siberian Huskies, I often get asked which is better, and/or which I prefer. This is no simple answer, but there are some differences between male and female huskies, which I will highlight for you today. So let’s have a little fun with Male VS Female Dogs. Keep in mind that these are my opinions, and are from my own experiences from a life time of being owned by dogs as well as cats. All pets are different and these are just guidelines for you to follow. Let’s Start With Male Huskies/Dogs: In my … Continue reading

5 Tips to Prevent Dog Bites From Happening

Dog Bites? How to Avoid Your Dogs From Biting…

Do you know how to read your dog’s body language? But what does it take to prevent dog bites from happening, and is it possible? Being a parent of both pets and hu-kids, I have learned to pick up on the subtle signs my dogs may be showing me when they begin to feel anxious or annoyed by my children. Today I would like to share some tips on helping your kids prevent dog bites – not just your own dogs, but dogs your children may encounter while outside playing or what have you. 1. Teach your child that if they see … Continue reading

Tips for Socializing Small Breed Dogs

Small Breed Dogs and How to Train and Handle Them Easily

Small breed dogs. People seem to either love them, or hate them. The topic of small breed dogs can be a hot one. But why? See, like any breed, (small, medium, or large) there are good apples and bad apples, so to speak. That being said, if you ask me, there are no bad ‘apples’ when it comes to pets, only bad owners. Which brings me to today’s post – Tips for socializing small breed dogs. Before I get started, I want to point out that I am not picking on small breed dogs, or their owners. I am simply going … Continue reading

Greyhound Fever! Everything You Need to Know About Greyhounds

Greyhound Breed: Personalities of Greyhounds

Did you know that April is adopt a Greyhound month? The Greyhound is a paw-tastic breed, and can make a wonderful addition to any home, they are gentle, intelligent and of course, beautiful. But what do we really know about them? I know that before doing research on the breed a few years back, I had always thought they were extremely high energy breeds. Boy, was I wrong! I don’t think I am alone in thinking that Greyhounds are high energy, and I believe that comes back to most people relating the greyhound to those races we hear so much … Continue reading

How YOU Can Help Prevent Animal Cruelty #ASPCA #BeTheVoice

Animal Cruelty? Be the Voice of Your Pet Dog

Has there ever been a time where you have been walking down the road or maybe even driving… and you spot someone who happened to hit their dog right at the second you looked over? Or maybe what you came across was a vehicle with a pet locked inside in the middle of a hot summer day? What about that neighbor who you have realized is mistreating their pet? I have one question – What did you do about it? April Is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month I asked a question above – in any of those scenarios or … Continue reading

Spring Time Has Arrived! Be Aware of the Dangers for Your Pet

Dangers in Toxic Plants and Chemicals: Pet Dogs

Never underestimate all the things your pet can get themselves into during the cooler weather as well as the warmer weather. Spring time is in full force, the weather is sunny and warm, and soon the flowers will start blooming and our grass will come back to life. The smells in the air are refreshing, and the trees are starting to blossom, what more could we ask for? Spring is by far one of the most beautiful seasons there is. But with Spring comes a whole heap of dangers for your pet, so today I am going to share some tips … Continue reading

5 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Your Pet

St. Patrick's Day Fun With Your Pet Dog

I Want To Catch A Leprechaun I want to catch a leprechaun. Maybe i’ll set a trap. I wonder where they like to hide? I wish I had a map! I hope I find a leprechaun. Will he fit in my hand? I’ve heard they like gold and clovers, and come from Ireland. ~ Author unknown Here we are in the month of March, and even though Easter lands in March this year, I have to admit, that St. Paddy’s day is one of my all time FAV holidays…. and not just because I am Irish! Today, I would love … Continue reading

What Does It Mean to Be a Responsible Pet Owner?

Ways to Have Fun in the Sun and Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

With February being Responsible Pet Owner Month, it got me thinking… What does it mean to be a responsible pet owner? What does it mean to me, what does it mean to you, and finally, what does it mean in society’s eyes? Is a responsible pet owner the same thing as being a responsible parent? Today, I’m going to share some things which I think make someone a responsible pet owner. In my humble opinion, a responsible pet owner does so much more than just feed and water their pets. I think this is very similar to being the parent of … Continue reading

5 Tips to Keep Your Dogs Teeth Healthy #NationalPetDentalHealthMonth

Dogs Teeth and Dogs Health

February is National Pet Dental Health Month. Our pets are our family, and we take care of family, and are concerned for their health, right? If everyone thought that way, the statistics I am about to share with you, would be a lot different. Did you know, according to petdental.ca – by the age of two, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have some form of periodontal disease? WOW! Those are not numbers we want to see associated with our pets health. And what’s more? at least 10% of dogs have an exposed/broken tooth in their mouths, causing extreme pain, and … Continue reading

5 Ways Dogs Show You Their Love

Love and How Your Pet Dog Will Show It to You…

Dogs love their humans. They have a ton of love to give, that much is obvious. It isn’t hard to see how dogs show us affection, but what about the subtle ways that your dog shows you their love? Learning to pick up signs that your dog is showing you affection is actually quite interesting, and today, I will share 5 ways dogs show you their love, that you may not have thought of. Anyone knows that when a dog wags their tail, they are happy or showing signs of affection – (thank you captain obvious) – but did you know that … Continue reading