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.
Holiday Hazards for Dogs: We’ve all heard the horrors of little ones being in harm’s way, from minor tummy aches to more serious visits to the ER, due to unforeseen accidents. This year, let’s be mindful of our precious pups as we wrap our trees in tinsel and hang stockings on the mantel. Awareness of holiday hazards for dogs is a must when it comes to keeping our fur babies ...read the full article.
Zen-Pup Who doesn’t love a spa day? Pampering ourselves and feeling cleansed from head to toe, flushing out toxins and releasing anxiety, thus emerging renewed and revitalized. Wouldn’t our precious pooches agree? They love a good massage and even if they grudgingly go through the bath routine, they love the way they feel afterwards! So maybe it’s time to make their experience as relaxing and enjoyable as we do ours. ...read the full article.
The Wolf Among Us: PART III How Bigby Got His Lucky Break The next day, I returned in the evening to Carson Shelter with cupcakes in hand. This time, I was done with the paperwork within ten minutes. A volunteer — part of the same group who had gotten us to come there in the first place — filmed Bigby’s “Freedom Walk” out to my Civic. I opened the door, ...read the full article.
The Wolf Among Us: PART II How Bigby Got His Lucky Break One night, as I was ticking through the shared Google Document we had made to keep track of our potential pulls, sadly deleting rows formerly reserved by dogs who had now been adopted or euthanized since last check, I heard my phone vibrate. I looked up to see my co-worker’s name briefly flash across the screen. I unlocked ...read the full article.
How To Help Shelter Dogs When You Can’t Adopt Most dog lovers know the feeling. You love dogs and wish you could save them all, but you can’t possibly bring one more home or your significant other is going to kill you. Well, even if you can’t adopt (another) dog, there are lots of things you can do to help shelter dogs in need. Foster This is a great way ...read the full article.
LOW-STRESS WAYS TO PLAY WITH YOUR SENIOR DOG Lindsay Pevny for Wiggleless As your beloved dog enters her senior years, a wise old glow will slowly replace her youthful spark. Her naps will get longer, and your adventure walks will be cut short. Still, she needs exercise and mental stimulation to keep her healthy. Gentle exercise prevents weight gain, which could put stress on her already-achy joints. Stimulating, yet calm ...read the full article.
Dogs With Cabin Fever Just because the dog days of summer are long gone doesn’t mean you can check out of exercise with your dog. While winter may limit outdoor time with your pooch, daily exercise and stimulation is still extremely important for your dog! Here are a couple of things you can do to help combat dogs with cabin fever this winter. —Play hide and seek. Working out a dog’s ...read the full article.
Senior Dog Care Seasons of Change I love the changing of the seasons and even though we live in the very temperate state of CA, there is a certain smell and taste in the senses when fall arrives. Pumpkins pop out on porches and ghoulish delights hang from the oak trees. A full harvest array greets customers browsing shops from Santa Barbara to LA. It is a time of packing away ...read the full article.
Dachshund Festival — WIENERFEST June is national pet adoption month. We here at WiggleLess love dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes, but we have always had a special fondness for Dachshunds. After all, my two doxies, Henry and June, are the reason WiggleLess exists today. Did you know that while Dachshunds are one of the most popular breeds in America, thousands of these sweet little pups do not have ...read the full article.
Puppy Love Pet parents across the globe introduced a new member to the family over the holiday season and bringing home a new baby comes with its highs and lows. Of course, the pure joy of having this new playmate around the house is the most rewarding; however, sometimes making such a huge transition can also bring a list of unexpected challenges. Whether you are a first-time pet parent or ...read the full article.