Winter Weather and Small Dogs

Winter is coming. That’s not just a popular phrase for “Game of Thrones” fans, it’s a warning for pet owners too. Some dog breeds are better adapted to handle the cold weather of winter. In general, smaller dogs, like many of the breeds here at Pauley’s Pups, are in need of a bit of extra… Read more »

Things Dogs Teach Us About Life

Self-help books, motivational videos and even inspirational quotes taped to the bathroom mirror can help guide us through life and provide us with lessons and words to live by. However, you can find an often-overlooked source of guidance right in your living room: your family dog! Here are four things dogs can teach us about… Read more »

Preparing Your Small Dog for Fall

Autumn is one of our favorite seasons! At Pauley’s Pups, we love seeing the leaves change color, the heat of summer cooling off and warm beverages. However, your canine companion may not be as excited for fall as you are. With smaller breeds, there are some precautions that you need to take to keep your… Read more »

Tips for Getting Through Dog Adolescence

Puppies are a lot like babies. They require structure and socialization to thrive properly. With the influx of hormones that come with adolescence, though, they can become more difficult to train. Basic manners have a tendency to go out the window when your puppy reaches the adolescent stage of their life. Training will need to… Read more »

Puppies and Anxiety: How a Furry Friend Helps

A few months ago, The Huffington Post wrote an article about the calming effect that owning a pet can have on your heart rate. According to the article, Pedigree Australia performed an experiment in which three dog owners’ heart rates were monitored while they sat alone on a couch in front of a camera crew…. Read more »

June is Pet Microchipping Month

June is recognized as National Pet Microchipping Month, and it’s a great reminder to make sure that you have your pup microchipped if you haven’t already. Microchips are a superb way to help find your pet in case they go missing. Inserted beneath your pet’s skin – usually in the back of the neck for… Read more »

Listen Up: What to Know About Your Pup’s Ears

When you introduce a new pup to your home, you also have the responsibility of learning how to best care for your new best friend’s health. Your dog’s ears are one of the most sensitive parts of their body and need to be treated with special care. Depending on your breed, there may be specific… Read more »

About the Breed: A Look at the Cairn Terrier

Here at Pauley’s Pups, we are always excited to introduce new breeds to our customers, and the cairn terrier is one of our more recent breed additions that we’re incredibly excited about. This small, cute dog will be instantly familiar to anyone who has seen “The Wizard of Oz.” Whether you choose to name your… Read more »

Five Signs Your Dog Needs a Dentist

February brings us one month closer to spring, and boasts several holidays of its own. Of course there’s Valentine’s Day, but even more important for dog lovers and owners, February is National Pet Dental Health Month. Great dental health is a vital part of your dog’s overall health, as dental problems can lead to other… Read more »