Category: Dog Tips

How to Protect Your Dog During Flea and Tick Season

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Fall is a time for apple picking, pumpkin carving, and Halloween candy. However, it is also when fleas and ticks are at their worst. Fall is flea and tick season, and that means dog owners must take extra precautions to keep their four-legged friends from harm. As with anything, prevention is better than treatment, so… Read more »

How to Properly Walk Your Dog

How to Properly Walk Your Dog

One of the most common ways to get our dogs some exercise is to go for a walk. Our dogs love it, and it gets us up and moving as well. However, not all dog owners know the correct ways for walking our dogs. Some walk them for too little, while others walk them too… Read more »

How to Protect Your Small Dog’s Joints

How to Protect Your Small Dog’s Joints

Just like all dogs, small dogs and toy dog breeds can suffer from joint pain and arthritis later in their life. But is this inevitable? While we can’t reverse the effects of aging, we can help prevent or at least alleviate our dogs’ joint pain. Here’s where you can start: Exercise, but do it right… Read more »

How to Prepare for Your Puppy’s First Vet Visit

How to Prepare for Your Puppy’s First Vet Visit

So, you’ve finally adopted a brand-new puppy into your family. Congratulations! The following years will be filled with love, care, and excitement as you deepen your bond with your pup. But before then, there are plenty of things you have to do to get your puppy adjusted to their new life. Namely, they need to… Read more »

Dog Allergies: How Allergy-Sufferers Can Adopt and Live with Dogs

Dog Allergies: How Allergy-Sufferers Can Adopt and Live with Dogs

There are many dog-lovers out there who feel that owning a dog is out of their reach. Why? Because they were also cursed with dog allergies. While knowing that our furry friends are the source of our discomfort is heartbreaking, allergies don’t necessarily mean that you can never adopt a dog of your own. You… Read more »

The Ultimate Dog Adoption Guide

The Ultimate Dog Adoption Guide

Every home is made better by a four-legged friend. But before you get in your car and head to the nearest adoption center, it’s best to do some research. The dog you choose to adopt will be a part of your family for ten, maybe even twenty, years. Finding the right dog to adopt, then,… Read more »

How to Raise a Dog in an Apartment

How to Raise a Dog in an Apartment

Every household is made better with a lovable pup in their midst. But what happens when you live in an apartment? Raising a dog in an apartment is much different than in a house, but it can be done by taking the necessary steps. Go on two long walks each day Without a yard, your… Read more »

Top 3 Tips for Adopting a Dog for Christmas

Top 3 Tips for Adopting a Dog for Christmas

Have your kids been begging you for a new puppy? Or perhaps your spouse has been eyeing the adoption ads? Whatever the reason, Christmas can be the perfect time to bring a new dog into your life. However, there are a few things you should consider before introducing your pup on Christmas Day. Don’t adopt… Read more »

How to Help Your Dogs Get Along

How to Help Your Dogs Get Along

What’s better than having one dog in your home? Two dogs, of course! Nevertheless, you will have to face challenges, specifically when it comes to helping your two dogs get along. While most dogs are very friendly with humans, they can have trouble with their own species. They can become jealous and territorial, picking fights… Read more »

Separation Anxiety: What It Is and What to Do About It

Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is a big problem for dog owners. While we love our dogs, and our dogs love us back, it is not helping anyone when our four-legged friends turn into a nervous wreck when we’re gone. Thankfully, separation anxiety can be fixed with time, dedication, and a little bit of love and care. What… Read more »