Category: Dog Tips

What is Small Dog Syndrome?

What is Small Dog Syndrome?

Have you ever noticed that your small dog starts to shake or get aggressive whenever a larger dog walks by? This is known as small dog syndrome. On the surface it may seem comical for your small dog to try and take on another dog that is twice their size, but in reality, your dog… Read more »

How to Adopt the Right Dog for You

How to Adopt the Right Dog for You

You’ve spent years longingly staring at dog pictures on the internet, waiting for your chance to finally adopt a dog of your own. Now that you’re finally in a position to adopt, though, you may feel overwhelmed with all of the choices. After all, there are so many adorable pups out there looking for a… Read more »

Adopting a Puppy During the COVID-19 Crisis

In the midst of the coronavirus, it can seem like everything is dark and dreary. There is, however, some good news: pet adoption rates have soared, and many animal shelters and breeders are running out of adoptable animals. Indeed, now may be the perfect time for you to adopt a puppy, as not only will… Read more »

How to Introduce a Dog and Cat

When you adopt a puppy, chances are that they’re not the first animal you have adopted. If you have a cat at home, you’ll need to properly introduce your animals to one another to avoid any disasters. Here are some tips to get you started: Match their personalities If you want your dog and cat… Read more »

Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

We always want our dogs to be happy and healthy for their entire lives. However, there will come a time when your four-legged friend becomes sick or injured. The emotional stress can seem unbearable, but the situation can get worse when you have to deal with financial stress as well. Pet insurance is one way… Read more »

Tips for Introducing Dogs and Babies

Bringing a new baby home is an adjustment for everyone—your dog included. Here are some tips for introducing dogs and babies: Make gradual changes to your dog’s routine before the baby comes home If your dog will be sleeping in a different place or walking at different times, introduce these changes two or three weeks… Read more »

Four Ways You Can Bond With Your Dog

Your dog is your best friend—but like any relationship, it takes effort and thoughtfulness to bond. Here’s how to bond with your dog: Spend some quality time On a regular basis, spend one-on-one time with your pup. Go for a long walk, pl ay an extended game of fetch or just cuddle together on the… Read more »

How to Ease into Your First Night With Your New Puppy

It’s the night that every prospective puppy owner looks forward to: the first time you bring your puppy back to your home to sleep and start your new life together. But in many ways, puppies are like newborn babies—and that first night together is something that must be prepared for in advance. Because keep in… Read more »

Tell-Tale Signs Your Dog is Stressed

Between the commute, the never-ending housework and the budget woes—you’re stressed out. Did you know that your pooch is also susceptible to stress? Unlike people, our pups can’t use words to tell us when they’re feeling frazzled, so watch out for these tell-tale signs your dog is stressed: Decreased appetite: Many dogs lose their appetite… Read more »

Including Your Pet in Your New Year’s Resolutions

A brand-new year means it’s time for a new list of resolutions, and if you’re like many Americans, you’ll be dedicating your New Year’s resolution to getting and staying healthy. Encouraging exercise and eating right is important for the whole family, and doesn’t just apply to the humans. Here are some tips on including your… Read more »