Halloween Do’s and Don’ts for Your Dog

Halloween Do's and Don'ts for Your Dog

Spooky costumes, scary decorations and let’s not forget candy, candy, and more CANDY! Is it that time of year already? October is here and Halloween is coming. Personally, Halloween is one of my favorite times of year. I love decorating, and dressing my kids (furry and human) up in costumes, and I love seeing the neighborhood all decked out with scary decor. But… for our dogs, the experience may not be so thrilling. Today lets think about some Halloween do’s and don’ts for your dog. Do’s: Have fun with costumes. Just keep in mind the happiness of your dog. If … Continue reading

Dog Training Tools VS Proper Dog Behavior

Dog Training Tools VS Proper Dog Behavior

There are so many dog training tools on the market nowadays, that it can be easy for us to begin relying on them rather than teaching proper behavior to our dogs. Tools like no pull harnesses or head halti’s can be great, don’t get me wrong… but it isn’t a fun thing to try and walk your dog on a leash when they have no leash manners. Believe me, I know from experience, and 3 Siberian Huskies who love to pull. This is why relying too much on the training tools available to us can actually come back to bite … Continue reading

Should Your Pet Be Allowed on Your Bed/Furniture?

Should Your Pet Be Allowed on Your Bed/Furniture?

Hot topic alert! Should we let our pets on our beds and/or furniture or shouldn’t we?   Everyone has their own views on this, so let’s take today to go over some pro’s and con’s so to speak. CONS: Fur. One of the biggest reasons some people say no when it comes to letting pets on furniture is because of the fur. Some people believe letting a dog on the furniture/bed will create behavior issues. Preventing the dog from feeling like he has to listen to you etc… Now, in my humble opinion, I believe this is a myth that … Continue reading

Dog Parents FAQs About RAW Pet Food

Dog Parents FAQs About RAW Pet Food

Raw or kibble… seems to be a highly debated and thought about subject more and more every day.   While there are certain benefits to both RAW and kibble, how do you know which one is right for both you and your pet? Today, let’s go over some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about RAW pet food. Q. Is feeding RAW more expensive than kibble?   A. The answer to this is touchy. Feeding a good RAW diet is comparable to the pricing of a high-quality kibble. There are ways to cut costs of RAW diets, however… seeking out sales at … Continue reading

How to Throw an Epic Dog Birthday Party

How to Throw an Epic Dog Birthday Party

So your dogs birthday is coming and you have been throwing around the idea of having a proper birthday party for him.   You’re not sure where to start, who to invite, or what activities you could possibly do. Time to put that creativity to the test! Today, I am going to share how to throw an epic dog birthday party! Who to invite? There are a couple different things you could do here. Do you have friends with dogs? If so, invite them, and have a visit with your friends while the dogs enjoy the party! If you don’t … Continue reading

Here’s What YOU Need to Know About Pet Cancer

Pet Cancer Prevention and Health Issue Detection

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. That dreaded “C” word that no one – or no pet – ever wants to hear. But we cannot turn our backs on cancer, we cannot ignore it. What we can do, is raise awareness, and do our part to keep our pets healthy, while helping each other understand early signs of cancer, and/or how to prevent it. Here’s What YOU Need to Know About Canine Cancer: According to The Veterinary Cancer Center – “Cancer accounts for nearly 50% of all disease related pet deaths each year.”  Wow… That’s huge. With only about … Continue reading