Category: Caring for your dog

Preparing for Spring: Getting Your Toy Breed Ready for Warmer Weather

Toy breeds, with their unique needs and often delicate constitutions, require special attention as we transition from the cold to the warmer, vibrant days of spring. Here are some essential tips to ensure your tiny companion is ready to embrace the springtime with joy and health. A Springtime Grooming Glow-Up Spring means more time spent… Read more »

Indoor Activity Ideas for Toy Breeds During the Wintertime

As winter settles in, keeping your toy breed dog active and entertained indoors becomes more crucial than ever. These pint-sized pups need mental and physical stimulation, regardless of the weather outside. Let’s dive into some fun and engaging indoor activities that are perfect for your toy breed this season. Creative Playtime Ideas Hide and Seek:… Read more »

Grooming for the Winter: Preparing Your Toy Breed for the Cold

Winter is knocking on our doors, bringing with it the crisp air, frosty mornings, and the chance for our toy breed pups to flaunt their adorable winter wardrobes. But beyond the cute sweaters and tiny boots, winter grooming is paramount to ensure your little companion is not just stylish but also comfortable and healthy through… Read more »

Dental Care for Toy Dog Breeds: Everything You Need to Know

Just like us, our toy breed dogs need regular dental care to maintain their overall health. It’s no secret that dental problems can lead to serious health issues if left unattended. Small dogs, in particular, are prone to dental diseases due to their size and genetics. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the… Read more »

Choosing the Right Vet for Your Toy Breed

Choosing the right vet for your toy breed dog is one of the most crucial decisions you’ll make as a pet parent. Whether you’re a first-time dog owner or it’s been a few years since you’ve had a furry friend in your life, finding the perfect veterinarian can feel overwhelming. With their unique needs, toy… Read more »

5 Things Humans Do That Dogs Hate

We love our pups and shower them with kindness and affection. But did you know that you’re probably annoying your dog as well, without even meaning to? Here are five things humans do that dogs hate: Staring When you love a human, you want to stare deeply into their eyes for hours, and it may… Read more »

Wet vs. Dry Dog Food: Which is Best for Your Small Dog?

When we adopt a small dog, we want the best in the world for them. That includes getting them the right food. While there are several brands to choose from, we also have to decide what kind of food to give them. Wet dog food and dry dog food are the two main choices, and… Read more »

The Top 3 Tips for Raising a Small Dog in an Apartment

Small dogs are perfect for apartment living. After all, apartments have less space than a typical home, so you won’t have to worry about your pup feeling cramped or stressed out. While small dogs can live in an apartment easier than big dogs, there are still some extra steps you should take to keep everybody… Read more »

How to Keep Your Dog Inside Your Yard

When you adopt a new dog into your family, there are a lot of unexpected situations that might pop up. One of those unexpected situations may be your dog escaping from your backyard. It’s not uncommon, but it can be serious if your dog strays too far from home. Here we detail how you can… Read more »

Top 3 Tips for Walking Your Dog During the Winter

We all understand how important it is for our dogs to get their daily walks in. But what do you do in the wintertime? Keeping up your dog’s walking routine even in the colder months is vital to their health. Nevertheless, you and your dog need to stay safe and warm while doing so. Here… Read more »

Dog Obesity: How to Help Your Small Dog Lose Weight

Dog obesity has become a major health crisis for our canine friends. About 56% of all dogs in the U.S. are overweight or obese, and small dogs are among them. In fact, they may even be more susceptible to becoming overweight than big dogs since they tend to be less active than their larger counterparts. If… Read more »

Tips for Traveling with a Dog

If you’re planning on taking your dog with you on summer vacation, them make sure you know how to travel with them. Traveling can be a stressful endeavor for your dog, so be sure to follow these steps to lighten the load. Driving with Your Dog Go for a trial run Before you head out… Read more »

How to Get Rid of Skunk Stench on Your Pup

Oh no! A pesky skunk sprayed your dog. Now what? Don’t go into a frenzy quite yet. We have some tips that will help you get rid of that smelly skunk stench! Stay calm and contain the situation Your dog might be disoriented, so try to be relaxed and put your dog outside in a… Read more »

Teach Your Pup How to Give You a Kiss This Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it, so we think it’s only fair to talk about how you can teach your pup to give you a smooch this Valentine’s Day! Giving kisses on command is a favorite dog trick for many people, especially kiddos! Teaching your dog to give you kisses also happens… Read more »

What to Know About Your Dog’s Ears

Dogs are loyal companions that quickly become part of the family. But dogs also require some maintenance, from regular pet visits to grooming and more. It’s important to care for them properly, and it’s not always as straightforward as you may think. Dog’s ears are a great example. So what should you know in order… Read more »

Did You Celebrate National Dog Day?

On Saturday, August 26th, national dog day took place. In case you missed it, we thought we would fill you in and help you celebrate, since we know how much you adore your four-legged friend! So what is national dog day? National dog day is celebrated every year on August 26th. It was founded in… Read more »