5 Reasons Your Dog Needs Their Own Bed

5 Reasons Your Dog Needs Their Own Bed

We all love our beds, and if you don’t, you probably don’t have the right one! So it should be just as important to get a good one for your dog too. They deserve to be comfortable and relaxed and this should be top of your shopping list for man’s best friend. Not only that, but it gives them their own space for privacy and security. We hope you don’t need anymore convincing but here are 5 reasons your dog needs their own space. Your Pooch Needs Privacy! We all know that dogs are great social animals. They love being … Continue reading

5 Ways to Help Your Dog Live a Longer, Happier Life

Longer Life With Your Canine Friend

We all love our dogs and want them to live forever, right?? Until we find the fountain of youth for canines, our dogs will never live nearly as long as we want. Luckily, there are a few things we can do to help them live longer, more fulfilling lives. Follow these 5 basics and your dog will be on the path to longevity for sure. 1. Get Them Moving Regular exercise will help keep your dog’s mind and body healthy. Just 20 minute walks a day will turn back the hands of time. A little exercise each day is better … Continue reading

5 Reasons Your Dog Needs to Get in Shape Now

5 Reasons Your Dog Needs to Get in Shape Now

When I worked at the vet hospital, many of my patients were overweight or obese. As a matter of fact, the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention discovered that 52.7% of U.S. dogs are overweight or obese as of 2014. There is a lot of speculation surrounding the reasons why pet obesity is so prevalent. In my experience, many pet parents find it difficult to understand the severity of seemingly small weight gain. Specifically, if a dog is supposed to weigh 18 pounds and they actually weigh 20 pounds, this might not seem like a big deal. However, this dog has … Continue reading

Pet Obesity: How to Spot It in Your Dog and Manage It

Pet Obesity, Dog’s Health and Dog Safety

There are many things you don’t think about when picking up a dog from your local breeder or animal shelter. You look online at the newest articles on what to look for but beware, you’re always going to miss something. There is no one quick article you can read over and know every problem your dog might run into, they are just like kids and every situation is unique. This being said I’m going to delve into what has become ubiquitous here in the US. In a new study taken in March of 2015 by the Association for Pet Obesity … Continue reading