Indoor Activities That Help Stimulate Your Dog

During the winter, it can be hard to find motivation to get outdoors. However, if your pup is used to regular outdoor activities, the winter season can be a boring and restless time for them. While nothing can compare to getting outdoors with your dog, there are several fun indoor activities that can help mentally stimulate your pup while also providing them with some much needed physical activity. One great indoor activity that is sure to mentally challenge your dog is to play hide and seek with them. Take a treat and go hide somewhere in your home. Then call … Continue reading

Fun Ways to Get Active With Your Dog This Winter

We are in the midst of winter. Days are shorter and colder and often, many of us have little motivation to leave the house if we don’t have to. However, if we are going to avoid packing on those extra pounds that come with our many holiday feasts, then it is important to get out and get active. This is also especially important for your dog. Chances are your pup has also been partaking in some of those big holiday meals. While a few extra pounds don’t seem to be too detrimental to your dog now, the long term effects … Continue reading

Bring Your Dog Along on Your Next Ski Vacation

We’re in the prime of the ski season! There is no better time to hit the slopes than right now. You don’t have to leave your favorite furry pal behind when you hit the road for your favorite ski spot. While there are plenty of ski towns that will welcome your pooch, there isn’t one that’s better about it than Telluride. Telluride is located high in the San Juan mountains in Southern Colorado. It’s a great little mountain town that’s managed to keep its charm while being one of the top skiing destinations in the country (and maybe the world). … Continue reading

Fall is a Great Time to Explore These Trails With Your Dog

This is a magical time of year when temperatures have cooled off but winter storms haven’t settled in yet. The weather is absolutely perfect for going on a hike with your canine best friend! Grab one of our car seat covers for dogs to protect your seats and head out to explore one of our favorite fall trails: Cook Forest State Park, Cooksburg, PA This old-growth forest will dazzle you in the fall! Plenty of crunchy leaves to stomp through and dog-friendly trails to keep you busy for days. There are over 30 miles of trails in this state park, and your … Continue reading

Before You Place Bowser on Our Dog Seat Cover in Your BMW and Race to the Nearest Dog Park, Read on to Discover the Benefits You Will Both Enjoy

One way to keep your dog happy, healthy and out of trouble is to discover ways to exercise his body as well as his brain. One way to achieve this is by taking your dog to a dog park. Dog parks are increasingly becoming popular places all across our nation. They range in both size and design but share one purpose, that is to provide a haven where dogs can run about freely and socialize with other dogs. But before you place Bowser on our dog seat cover in your BMW and race to the nearest dog park, read on to discover … Continue reading

Walking or Playing with Your Dog is Important, But Just as Important is the Mental Stimulation That All Dogs Need

Dogs, just like humans, need a certain level of activity for optimal health. Now, walking or playing with your dog is important, but just as important is the mental stimulation that all dogs need. In the same sense that you forgo the treadmill for a stimulating book, your dog needs a way to channel their energy into an organized activity that forces them to use their head. There are times when your dog may have felt the need to create their own fun, only it was at the expense of your favorite shoes or throw rug. There are plenty of … Continue reading

Pet-Friendly Ideas for Labor Day

Labor Day is almost here! If you’re planning a weekend getaway, don’t forget about your four-legged family members. As you say goodbye to summer, here are some fun, pet-friendly ideas for Labor Day. Pet-friendly activities Host a dog party. Who says play dates are just for kids!?! Inviting some of your neighbors and their pooches over for a get together could be the perfect way to finally introduce yourself and make new friends, or to enhance the friendships you’ve already established. Hang out in your yard and just play or take it a step further with dog activity stations, like designated … Continue reading

Connect with Your Dog Through Yoga

Watch to see what your dog does first thing in the morning when he wakes up. Most, if not all, dogs go through a stretching routine in which their tails wag over their heads as they push their chests out and extend their back legs. Essentially, they are doing a series of yoga poses. At times, you might wonder how they keep their balance because their legs are extended so far back. But somehow, not only do they keep their balance, they do so with the grace and ease of a cat. When the stretching routine is done, they go … Continue reading

Exercising with Your Dog Offers Both Owner and Pet a Plethora of Benefits

There are indeed serious benefits for both humans and their pets when they get out and move together. Working out with your dog encourages you to stick with an exercise plan plus it incorporates your dog into more areas of your life, thus enhancing your bond. Not only that, it unleashes (no pun intended) a plethora of health benefits for both man, or woman, and dog. The obesity epidemic sweeping our nation isn’t exclusive to the human race, an estimated 45 percent of dogs in the United States are also overweight if not obese. But before you team up with … Continue reading

Understanding Your Dog: Important Things Every Pooch Needs

Man’s best friend— it’s a classic phrase. Dogs brings companionship and happiness to our lives, but have you ever thought about how we, as owners can bring happiness to their lives? In order for our dogs to be happy, healthy members of the family, there are a few things that every dog needs. Open Line of Communication- People and dogs don’t start off “speaking the same language.” It’s normal for you or your pet to become frustrated when you can’t understand each other. When dogs don’t understand, they act out. This is where training comes in because it gives you … Continue reading