4 Winter Dog Walking Tips to Keep Your Pup Safe

Fall may be one of the most popular seasons, but it is certainly not the longest. Now that the leaves are in full color-changing swing and the chill is permanently settling in, it won’t be long until the first signs of winter make their debut. As the weather gets colder and the snow gets closer… Read more »

What Is an Emotional Support Dog?

Throughout history, humans have employed animals to complete many different jobs for us. Dogs in particular have fulfilled many roles from hospital helpers to members of the police force, military, and more. A profession for our four-legged friends, and dogs in particular, that seems to be cropping up more and more in the last few… Read more »

Choosing the Right Puppy: Things to Consider

Bringing home a new puppy is a big decision. Bringing home the right puppy is an even bigger one. It’s difficult to predict how a dog will fit into your family based on one or two brief meetings, but it is possible to get a good idea if you know what to look for. Think… Read more »

Why It’s Important to Train Your Puppy Early

When you first bring a new puppy home, all you probably want to do is cuddle, play, and spoil it. And of course, you should do all of those things! It can’t just be all fun and games, however. It’s equally as important that you also begin training your puppy as soon as you bring… Read more »

3 Tips to Help Keep Your Dog Calm During Fourth of July Fireworks

There are plenty of reasons for your dog to get excited about the Fourth of July—more people around to play with, food scraps dropping off paper plates, a day spent frolicking freely in the backyard. For a lot of dogs, however, there is one thing they would prefer to do without on Independence Day: fireworks…. Read more »

How to Recognize, Treat & Prevent Heat Stroke in Your Dog

Just like you and I, dogs love warm, sunny weather. To your dog, nice weather means more time spent outside chasing squirrels, longer walks, and plenty of sunbathing in the backyard. Sounds like doggy paradise, doesn’t it? While it’s great that warm summer weather gives your dog more opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, the high… Read more »

4 Advantages of Hunting with a Dog

Man’s best friend takes on a lot of roles—in-home entertainment, table scrap vacuum cleaner, personal trainer, midnight cuddler. But did you know that dogs also make ideal hunting partners? Many dogs have all of the top qualities of a successful hunter. They have heightened senses, intense focus (when trained properly), impressive stamina, and a natural… Read more »

Canine Body Language: What is Your Dog Trying to Tell You?

Most dog owners aren’t afraid to admit that they talk to their pups on a regular basis. After all, how else are you going to make sure they know how loved and adorable they are? Your dog may respond with a little yap or bark here and there, but when they’re truly trying to communicate… Read more »

3 Common Plants to Keep Your Dog Away from This Spring

The days are getting longer, the birds are starting to chirp, flowers are beginning to bloom—the start of spring has finally sprung! Spring is a great time of year for your dog, as they get to spend more time outside and explore the new sights, smells, and sounds of the season. What you might not… Read more »