Tips for boarding your dog in your hotel room

Spending time with our loved ones around the holidays often means traveling. Some dread it, and some love it. And needing to bring your pet along can make a trip seem much more daunting than it’s worth. Unless, you know how to prepare yourself and your dog for the obstacles that will most certainly occur. First things first, make sure the hotel you desire to stay at allows pets. Then find out how much it costs and if there are any restrictions, for example size, age or certain breeds. It’s not uncommon for hotels to turn away guests with puppies … Continue reading

The Dog Resource Roundup!

Ever find yourself scouring the internet for the best tips on how to get your dog to do ‘XYZ,’ what to do if your dog eats ‘XYZ,’ how to keep your dog healthy, the best toys for dogs, and so on? Yeah, us too, which is why we’ve created this dog resource roundup of the best websites and blogs we follow. We think you should check them out too. PetMD- When our four-legged friends are sick, it breaks our hearts, not to mention causes us stress! It’s always best to seek professional advice directly from your veterinarian, but sometimes a … 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

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

​Tough Toys for the Toughest Pets

If you share your home with furry friends who are full of energy, a bundle of tough toys is a necessity. Finding safe, sturdy toys for your dog will help them from chewing your shoes! A bored pooch = a destructive pooch. If you’re the owner of a “chewer,” not just any dog toy will do. Most dog toys are not designed to withstand the personalities of Rottweilers, Labradors, or small breeds, liker terriers. Here’s a list of tough toys for the toughest pets. Kong is a well-known name when it comes to dog toys, and there is a reason … Continue reading

When Considering Relocating, Think About these Dog Friendly Locations

There are many great cities in this country of ours. Often, we are drawn to certain places because of family, weather, economy or for any number of other reasons. We thought it would be nice to consider cities that would be well suited for our dogs. Here is a short list of America’s most pet-friendly cities. To help discover where dogs and their owners are most welcome, we measured the largest cities to see which offered the most park acreage, especially those tailored specifically for dogs, ample pet supply stores and the finest veterinarian services. This is what we came … Continue reading

Keeping Your Dog Safe at the Dog Park

It is important to teach your dog the skills needed to have a good experience at the dog park. Or at the very least, your dog needs to be taught to come to you when you call so you can settle him down if need be or just so you are in control of any situation. Here are a few things to remember when you take your dog to the dog park. You might be hesitant, but take the leash off your dog while at the park. If you have done the recommended training, observed the other dogs in the park and … 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