5 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe this Halloween

Halloween Tips to Keep Your Pet Dogs Safe and Happy

October is an exciting month. The trees are changing colors, the weather is nice and cool, and if you’re Canadian, you get to celebrate Thanksgiving. (November for my American friends) But aside from that, October 31’st – one of my favorite holidays – HaLlOwEeN!   I admit, I love Halloween. I love picking out costumes for my kids and my pets. I love taking them out walking around the neighborhood knocking on doors. I love the whole experience. BUT… for us pet owners, there is much more than just children to worry about on Halloween. There are some dangers that … Continue reading

How to Bring Your Pet With You on Your Next Vacation

Vacation and Travel: How to Bring Along Your Lovable Pet Dog

Everyone looks forward to vacation, but many pet parents worry about leaving their best friends behind. After all, having fun just isn’t the same without Fido by your side. Pets love vacation time just as much as we do; they get to sniff out new territories and meet new friends so they’re just as excited to tag along on the adventure. But if the thought of bringing Fido along on your next vacation sounds overwhelming, don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. After today’s article, you’ll be ready to head out safely with your buddy anywhere. Before You Go 1. Get … Continue reading

How to Have a Fun, Festive, Pet Safe, Happy Easter!

Happy Easter With Your Pet Dog

Spring is in the air! And along with the new season, comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down that Bunny Trail. With all the excitement of families gathering together and stepping outside for some Easter fun, whether it’s hunting for hidden eggs or kids searching for their Easter baskets, this holiday is also a good time to review some innocent looking dangers in order to avoid them so a Happy Easter can be had by all, especially our canine companions. Spring Showers Bring Pretty Flowers Easter plants and flowers, i.e. lilies, daffodils, azaleas, hyacinths, tulips etc., are very pretty, but they are … 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

7 Goals to Set for You & Your Dog for 2016

Goals With Your Pet Dog This Year

Here we are in the year 2016! WOW! Seems a little crazy doesn’t it? I remember when I was a child, everyone had thought that by the year 2000, we would all be driving flying cars, and wearing silver futuristic clothing. While there is definitely some “futuristic” clothing being worn around the world, we are certainly not travelling by air in our cars. My point in all this is, each year, when we welcome the beginning of another 365 days, about 45% of people make New Year’s resolutions, and according to www.statisticbrain.com – only 8% of those people actually keep their … Continue reading

3 Benefits of Pet Insurance

3 Benefits of Pet Insurance

Chances are, many people welcomed a new pet into their home for the holiday season, which is wonderful! Bringing a new pet into your home is an exciting time. There are tons of things you have to do. First, you need to purchase pet beds, food, toys, and perhaps a few extra items. Then, you need to start socializing your pet and getting them used to your routine. Before you know it, the new year has started, and kids are back to school, and you are back to your busy schedule. Although 2016 is bound to speed by like all … Continue reading

Happy Holidays! A Christmas Dog Poem For You!

Christmas Dog Poem to Lighten Up Your Holidays

It’s here! It’s finally here! Today is Christmas day, and we truly hope you have all found a way to spend this wonderful holiday with your loved ones. Remember, loved ones doesn’t just mean your human family, but your furry family as well. Today is the day to share the love worldwide, with our brothers, sisters, friends, strangers, and fur-family. In spirit of today, I hope you enjoy this fun Happy Holidays, Christmas dog poem. Christmas Dog Poem – A Dogs Perspective  “Tonight’s my first night as a watchdog, And here it is Christmas Eve. The children are sleeping all … Continue reading

Want a Puppy for Christmas? Read This First!

Want a Puppy for Christmas Read This First

Ah! A new year is upon us! Everyone is cheerful and bright this time of year. We are ready to leap forward into the new year full of promise and adventure. Maybe you are considering jumping into that new year by getting a puppy for the holidays? Perhaps you saw a cute pup that needed a home for the holidays on a rescue group Facebook page or you have been surfing the internet for breeders of your favorite breed. But I have some advice for you today – Stop! Think about how this puppy will change your life! Puppies are … Continue reading

Holiday Dinner Treat Recipe For Your Dog!

Recipe for Your Dog on Christmas

Can you think of a better way to spend your holiday baking tradition than including your dog in the festivities? We can’t, and that’s why we include our organic dog cookies as part of our yearly ritual. We firmly believe that every treat is loaded with real, wholesome ingredients. Naturally, you can use any flour you choose, but we only bake wheat-, corn- and soy-free (the most common allergens and fillers in commercial products). We know our dogs love treats and could care less if the ingredients make them itchy or their tummy upset. But we care! What Are Some … Continue reading

Important Things to Consider Before Getting a Puppy For Christmas

Puppy for Christmas? Is It Good or Bad?

Ever wondered just WHY every year dog experts preach that a dog is for life and not just for Christmas? There’s more to it than you think. I am one of only two certified dog behaviour consultants in Ireland, and I have been working with dogs for almost ten years now, through Creedons Doggie Daycare, and teaching dog behaviour through Creedons College. Every December I shout from the rooftops to people not to purchase a puppy for Christmas, and every January I have to bite my tongue as I am inundated with requests from new dog owners, looking for help … Continue reading