You really don’t need too many items to make sure that you’re ready to receive your puppy well at home. You just need to choose smart and know what the priorities are so that you won’t end up overspending. Hopefully, this 5 Essentials For An Affordable New Puppy Starter Pack will help you to stay within budget and allow you to be well-prepared.
How to Train Your Dog to Love His Crate A dog crate is similar to a small dog house which is typically made of plastic, metal, wire, or fabric. For a dog owner, a crate is an effective tool to train his pet. It makes housetraining easier for dogs or even for puppies. A crate is a safe place for your dog. He can play or rest in it. But, ...read the full article.
Dogs and Digestion Three Ways to Aid Your Dog’s Digestion As a dog owner, you’ve probably no doubt encountered a pet that just seems to inhale their food. For one reason or another some breeds of dog just can’t eat fast enough and although they may look like they’re enjoying it at the time this behavior may not actually be good for them. Just like us humans, pets who seem ...read the full article.
Tips for Flying Safely with Your Dog Image source: pixabay.com under CC0 Creative Commons For dog lovers, when having a puppy or an adult one, they consider this pet a family member and want to bring him/her along to everywhere. However, going with your dog through a long distance is quite a complicated matter if you travel by plane. Many airlines agree to transport animals, but others do not. It is ...read the full article.
Healthy Alternatives for Pets Calling All Chemicals Guest Blog by Arianne Ortiz Chemicals are in just about everything that lines the shelves of some of our favorite go to places. Saturated with terms like “all natural,” “organic,” “eco-friendly,” and pretty earth-friendly labels that commit to, “never tested on animals,” the average consumer is misinformed. All of those terms have truth and can still be harmful to our environment, so what ...read the full article.
Children and Dogs At WiggleLess, we love walks on the beach, weekend BBQs and playing outdoors. Although my own girls have left the nest, I still notice little ones everywhere. Once school lets out, the kids hit the beaches and towns in our surrounding area wearing flip-flops and ready for Summer Fun! Along with families, comes DOGS. Big ones, little ones, and some in between. Of course, I am highly tuned-in ...read the full article.
How Much Sleep Should My Dog Have As humans, it is common knowledge that we need about 8 hours of sleep per night, give or take an hour or so, to remain healthy, wealthy and wise. And as humans who are also dog owners, we probably don’t give much notice to how long or how often our four-legged friend sleeps. After all, they pretty much sleep when they want to, ...read the full article.
EPILEPTIC DOGS Living with an Epileptic Dog Seizures are one of the more common neurologic problem in dogs. Owners are often emotionally distraught because of the violent and unpredictable nature of seizures. A seizure is the result of excessive electrical activity in the brain, and can manifest as abnormal behaviour (e.g. fly-biting, vocalization, running in circles, aggression) or uncoordinated motor activity (e.g. paddling of legs, muscle twitching, stiffening of muscles). ...read the full article.
Special Needs Dogs Different is Beautiful! Guest blogger: Lauren Kramer-Theuerkauf My husband, Matt, knows that I have a huge heart when it comes to animals. What he did not know was that we were both about to fall in love with adopting special needs dogs. I discovered Penny on petfinder.com. She is a gorgeous Chiweenie that was born with a severe overbite and a deformed front paw causing her to ...read the full article.
IS YOUR DOG BORED? The hustle and bustle of the holidays has come and gone, but even though your daily life seems to be returning back to normal, there may have been one element that fell victim to the holiday madness: your dog. With holiday parties, shopping, traveling and the like—not to mention colder, wetter weather that keeps you indoors more—cutting time out for your pooch was/is probably one of the ...read the full article.
RELOCATING WITH YOUR DOG A friend of mine told me the sweetest story the other day over coffee. Their family had recently moved into a new home and she was taking a well deserved break from the chore of unpacking boxes. They have a cocker spaniel named Bo and he was as overwhelmed as she was with the changes! Although Bo is now 12 years old, he had reverted back to ...read the full article.
What Is A First Aid Kit For Dogs? Good pet parents are in tune with their pet’s health and wellbeing but even if you provide your pup with the appropriate diet, checks ups, grooming and lots of TLC—accidents and emergencies can still happen! Be Prepared! Just as you would create a go-to emergency kit for your family, it is a good idea to have one on hand for your pets ...read the full article.