Early Puppy Training – Breaking Bad Habits by Guest Blogger, Imad LB In puppies, bad habits are often simply a matter of doing what comes naturally. That’s why it’s hard for the pet owner to recognize the beginning of bad behavior, and even harder to be firm and consistent about correcting it. But those merry little ways can become a pain in the neck all too soon, and it’s ...read the full article.
Low Impact Exercise for Disabled Dogs If your dog has a disability such as IVDD or arthritis, you know that high impact exercise can be dangerous and/or painful for your canine companion. You have probably already discussed what the no-nos are with your veterinarian and that is a great start. This article will explore some yes-yes exercise options that will help your pup stay fit even if high impact play ...read the full article.
DOGS AND NUTRITION Thank you to Alyse Siegfried, for the informational article on Dogs and Nutrition! Are Your Dog’s Nutritional Needs Being Met? According to Gallup, 44 percent of American households contain at least one dog. These loyal, four-legged pets may be man’s best friend, but are we taking proper care of them? For example, have you ever stopped to consider the ingredients in their food? Humans who regularly ingest ...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.
Crate Training, Dos and Don’ts 7 Dos and Don’ts On Crate Training Your Puppy Crate training, when done right, is a tool that can help your dog feel safe while also enabling you to teach her the house rules. Yay, everyone wins! It’s important to go through this process the right way, however (not to mention, armed with lots of patience!) So, with that in mind, here are 7 dos ...read the full article.
Summer Fun With Your Dog Summer is the perfect time to explore the wilds. Pack the car and head to the mountains for a spontaneous camping adventure or take a cooler to the beach for some fun in the sun. Wherever you decide to trek this summer, your dogs will most likely want to come along! But before you decide to take them with you or leave them at home ...read the full article.
How Much Exercise Does Your Dog Need Every animal is unique, and so is your pet. Even with a busy schedule, you ought to create some time for them. Dogs need exercise as much as you do. Exercising ensures he maintains a healthy body, improves mental health, and takes out that extra energy. In addition, exercising your pet helps control his weight and is also a good way of relaxing ...read the full article.
Pet Gear Lab Food Chart For Dogs Pet Gear Lab Food Chart For Dogs For most people feeding your dog is simply a matter of grabbing the dry kibble, putting some water in the bowl and hope that your pup loves it. There is, however, a new movement of feeding dogs a raw diet or supplementing their diets with fresh fruit, vegetables, and meat. Of course, dogs evolved from wolves, ...read the full article.
Dog Games! Dogs love sports as much as we do. They don’t mind snuggling up to watch a football or soccer game on TV—however, they would much rather get outside and make a few tackles of their own in the backyard! Outlets for your dog’s energy are everywhere and pumping blood through those little and big hearts is incredibly important, especially as they age. Think of playtime as a necessary ...read the full article.
Springtime Fun With Your Dog Well, we made it through the freezing temperatures, the Christmas mayhem, and the New Year’s celebrations. Our pups have been very patient and waiting to pounce. Tongues are wagging and begging for fresh air and the space to run free! No more cabin fever. So, let’s do it! Get outdoors and enjoy the scents of SPRINGTIME! Plan some fun activities and push yourself to think like a ...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.