Tips for Crate Training Your Dog

Crate training has many great advantages and can be started for any dog, whether it’s a new puppy, adult dog you just adopted or a headstrong dog at home that has been getting into trouble. This article will help you get started as well as strategies to help you crate train your pet. Why crate […]

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How to Prepare for Your New Puppy

Getting a new puppy can be exciting and also a challenging time. It requires love, time, patience and energy. Before you pick out a puppy there are things to consider, here are some helpful times and guidelines to help you and your new puppy. Do you have time/energy? A new puppy requires a lot of […]

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Fourth of July Safety Tips for your Pets

For many, Fourth of July is a wonderful summer holiday celebrated with lots of people, fireworks, summer fun and of course barbecue and cookouts, but for our pets, it can be harmful. Here are some tips on how to ensure your Fourth of July festivities are not harming your pets. Before the Celebrations The safest […]

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Beach Safety Tips for Dogs

Summer’s almost here, and for many pet owners, that means packing up the car and heading off to enjoy a few days at the beach. Sunscreen? Check! Beach chairs? Check! Rover? Before you check your faithful friend off the list as well, take a minute to review some beach tips that will make the visit […]

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How To Avoid Summer Pet Hazards

Summer is almost here and many of us will be spending more time outdoors with our pets. As temperatures rise we might head to the beach or lake to cool off. Many of us will have BBQs and celebrations with fireworks. Of course, this all sounds fun, but we could be putting our pets in […]

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7 Ways to “Trick” Your Dog into Training

Let’s face it, not everyone’s dog is a champion performer, but you should be able to train them without tedium. So how do you motivate a lazy pup into action while teaching them too? “Trickery,” of course. Dogs are smart. As a pet owner, it’s important to find creative ways to stimulate their mind (while […]

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4 Ways To Prevent Dog Bites

Have you ever met someone who is afraid of dogs? If you have, they probably told you a story from childhood about why they are afraid of the big, furry pets that most of us like to call our friends. If someone as a child is attacked or bitten by an untrained or aggressive animal, […]

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