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.
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.
HOME COOKING FOR YOUR DOG 7 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD OFFER YOUR DOG A HOME COOKED MEAL Home cooked meals for dogs are growing in popularity as more pet owners across the globe realize the value of quality nutrition. Most people have the notion that feeding a dog is a complex thing to do let alone making a home cooked meal. Well, it’s no more complicated than making your ...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.
Bad Habits Can Be Broken Bad behaviors in dogs are common, from something as small as chewing to more serious problems, such as excessive licking. In most cases, bad behaviors are simply bad habits and bad habits can be broken. Many pet parents see these behaviors but aren’t sure how or if they need to correct them. Although dogs must be dogs, there are some behaviors which need to curbed. ...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.
Shedding Dogs To Shed or not to Shed? Your dog’s coat goes through various stages of growth. The anagen, catagen, telogen and exogen phases. You certainly know your dog’s hair is at the exogen phase when it falls out and you are constantly cleaning it up! But I bet you didn’t know about the other phases of growth… Anagen phase: new hair is growing Catagen phase: hair stops growing once it reaches its ...read the full article.
Dogs And Summer Heat Summer Safety Tips The joys of Summer have officially arrived and it is time to get outdoors and breathe! Your furry friends are just as excited as you are to frolic in the meadows, run down the beaches, and play with their mates. But before you open the hatches and let them run free, here are a few friendly summer tips to keep in mind: Seasonal ...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.