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

Great Ways to Further Fulfill Your Dog’s Life is by Challenging and Stimulating His Mind

A great way to further fulfill your dog’s life is by challenging and stimulating his mind. Discovering ways to work with your dog’s instinct will bring out the best in him, enrich his life and help you establish a deeper bond with him. Playtime with your dog does not just mean letting your dog outside to run around, as playtime can also be productive. Remember, a dog can play in two ways – as a dog, and as a breed. Knowing this difference and channeling his energy in a positive way is key to a new learning experience. The most … Continue reading

When Hiking, There are Things You Need to Bring Besides Our Dog Seat Cover

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Summer is here. That means the weather is perfect for hiking. If you are like many dog lovers, you will most certainly have Fido tag along on your adventures and journeys. As you are stuffing your backpack full of goodies and gear, please consider the things you should bring along for your dog. After all, he really doesn’t have a whole lot of say in this. Here are some essentials you need to pack when going hiking with your dog. Don’t forget to pack plenty of dog food and doggie treats. You will want to pack more than what your … Continue reading