Category: Caring For your Puppy Tips

National Pet ID Week Celebrated April 16-22

If you are a pet owner, your pets are some of the most important things in your life. If something was to happen and they would get lost, what would your first step be? If your pet is not microchipped or doesn’t have a collar with their identification, the chances of your pet returning home… Read more »

A Big Deal: How Being Overweight Can Impact a Dog’s Health

Many of use January as a time to set about our resolutions for the new year, and one of the most important and popular ones is a dedication to losing weight. Maintaining a healthy weight is important – not just for us, though, but also for our dogs. Smaller breeds are extremely vulnerable to weight… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Dog

As we approach the new year, many of us are deciding on how we would like to better ourselves once 2017 arrives. New Year’s resolutions do not have to only involve ourselves, however; they don’t even have to involve humans. Exercise More All dog owners can opt to exercise more with your dog after ringing… 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 »

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 »

Dangers of Ecigarettes for Dogs

With everyone today aware of the harmful effects caused by smoking, more and more people have turned to ecigarettes in recent years. While these devices are beneficial for those who are trying to quit or are looking for an alternative to traditional cigarettes, ecigs can potentially be just as dangerous to our pets as second-hand… Read more »

Helping Dogs Cope With Separation Anxiety Issues

It’s back-to-school season, and that means that you and your family may not be at home as much as you have been during the summer months, making it important to pay a little extra attention to your pup. You might notice that your change in schedule causes a little bit of uneasiness in your dog,… Read more »

Exercise Tips for Toy Dogs at Home

Keeping fit is a battle every person faces not only for themselves, but also for their four-legged friends. Many pets can succumb to the same plights that affect each of us – too much time lounging around, watching TV or napping. Here are a few simple exercise tips to help keep your dog in tip-top… Read more »