Your Dog Lover Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift for Dog Lovers This Christmas!

The holidays are a perfect time to connect with family, friends, and our furry best friends! Unfortunately, holiday shopping can be stressful, and finding that perfect gift for everyone on your shopping list can become a real challenge.   Luckily, all the dog lovers in your life have a few necessities in common whether that be healthy dog treats or durable chew toys. We’ve compiled a list of our top dog-friendly gifts that are perfect for dog lovers of all kinds! So, if you aren’t sure what to give your dog-loving friends and family this holiday season, check out some … Continue reading

6 Winter Pet Items to Bring on Your Holiday Travels

Winter and Travel: Keeping Your Dogs Safe

As you prepare to visit your family and friends for the holiday season, I’m sure you are busy getting all of the gifts together and probably completing some early packing as well. In addition to your standard road trip preparation, you might want to start thinking about what your pet will need, especially during the winter season. On our road trips with Rooney, there are always a handful of items that we consider our essentials. However, during the winter season, there are some new essentials. To decrease the holiday chaos you are currently experiencing, I thought it would be helpful … Continue reading

10 Ways to Keep Your Dog’s Holiday Season Safe & Bright!

Holiday Season Safety Tips for Your Pet Dogs

‘Tis the season for spending time with family and friends, making delicious foods, decorating, and shopping! To help keep the season bright, here’s 10 tips to be sure your dogs enjoy the season as much as you do! 1. Jingle! Jingle! Jingle! With all the busyness of the season, putting a bell or a jingle collar on your dog is not only a festive thing to do for the holidays, it’s also a great way to hear where s/he is! 2. Down Through the Chimney No matter the egress or ingress to your home, when the holidays are near, doors … Continue reading

Help! My Dog Is Scared of Fireworks!

Fireworks and How to Keep Your Dog Free From Stress

In the UK we are gearing up for the main firework season of the year, the 5th November but for dogs worldwide, fireworks are a real problem.   Their use is growing in popularity, and are set off for festivals, New Year, religious celebrations and special occasions. Unless you live in the middle of nowhere, it is hard to avoid them. A survey in the states estimated a massive 23 million dogs are affected by a phobia of fireworks but it is the same worldwide. So what can we do to make our petrified pooches braver? Many people are at … Continue reading

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