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How Often Should You Take Your Dog to the Vet?

Reading Time: 4 minutes If there’s anything that you need to know about dogs, it’s that they’re some of the best furry companions that a person can have–they’re affectionate, empathetic, and warm. They’ve garnered their reputation as man’s best friend through years and years of fluffy companionship. Pet parents are responsible for taking care

A New Puppy Checklist for First Time Pet Parents

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have decided to adopt a puppy, you will want to know what should be on your new puppy checklist. We’ve got you sorted! Read on for our tips and advice before welcoming your new puppy into their new home. Remember: Puppies are forever, not just for Christmas! It may be the season of giving, but before you buy or rescue a new furbaby,

A Look at Why Puppy Dog Eyes Make Our Hearts Melt

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s enough to soften your heart. Those puppy dog eyes looking up at you while you eat, and even when you scold them. Dogs know how to grab at our heartstrings. Those, all familiar, puppy dog eyes look up at us and remind us that this canine companion has us wrapped around their little paw. This facial expression isn’t something

The Best Pet Arm and Hammer Products of 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Your mother used it. Your grandmother couldn’t do without it. Her mother bought it too. Arm and Hammer products have long since been a household name for American families. From home cleaning products to pet care and dental hygiene, this trademark baking soda product range has garnered loyal consumers for over 174 years. Here are

How to Correctly Use the Modus Anti-Barking Device

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many dog owners struggle with how much their furry friends bark. It’s a big issue, especially for those who live in apartment complexes. Thankfully, there’s a solution to help you train Fido not to bark excessively. The MODUS anti-barking devices have been around for a couple of years. So far, they’ve helped thousands

Pet Parenting 101: Why Pets and Fireworks Don’t Get Along

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pets and fireworks do not get along—at all. If you’ve ever had a dog or cat, you probably know how scared loud noises make them. As pet owners, our first job is to keep our pets safe. We have to make them comfortable and the least stressed possible. In this article, we’ll give you some tips to calm your furry friends and

Pet Parents 101: Safe Ways to Break Up a Dog Fight

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you’ve ever seen a dog fight, you know how scary it can be. It’s not all that uncommon for these fights to break out at a dog park. Sometimes, you can read Fido’s body language, control them, and break up a fight before it even starts. But other times, it’s not as easy. It’s crucial for dog owners to know

The Best Homemade Dog Treats for the Holiday Season

Reading Time: 3 minutes Looking for stocking fillers for Fido? Need something to fill your pooch’s advent calendar? We’ve got you covered with our selection of the best homemade dog treats for the holiday season! If you’ve got peanut butter, pumpkin puree and all-purpose flour in your kitchen, you have everything that you need to get a batch of DIY dog

Tips on How to Potty Train an Older Dog

Reading Time: 4 minutes It is easy to learn how to potty train an older dog. And, it is easy to put into practice. It simply takes a little time and patience. Here is our list of potty-training tips for how to house train an older dog. Potty Training Dogs in Their Golden Years is Possible To effectively potty train an adult dog, it’s back to the basics:Establish

A Look at the Best GPS Dog Collar Options of 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you know any pet owners who never worry about their dog going missing? We don’t! It’s hard leaving our furry friend behind when we go off to work. But a GPS dog collar lifts that weight off our shoulders. This dog tracking device tells you the GPS location of your furkid at all times. On top of that, most collars will give

Winter is Coming: Winter Weather Tips for Dogs

Reading Time: 3 minutes Winter is coming! The days are shorter, the mornings are tougher, the air is frosty. While you dig for the snow shovel, balaclavas and ice scraper from your garage, don’t forget about what your furry companion might need. Pets feel the cold as much as we do, and these four-legged members of our family need fair preparation. We have

A Pet Parent’s Guide to Holiday Pet Travel

Reading Time: 4 minutes It is that time of year again! Festive cheer and holiday celebrations! Planning a trip abroad? Or, to a cabin in the woods? Do your travel plans include Fido? Planning is an important part of any good holiday. Here are our holiday pet travel and pet safety tips to help pet owners plan a stress-free vacation with their dogs and cats! Preparation

How Much Do Dogs Sleep on a Daily Basis?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Will the dog owners who love having a sleepy puppy on their laps please raise their hands? We can’t resist an adorable snoring dog. If you’ve ever had one, we’re sure you’ve noticed how long your pet sleeps every day. But have you ever thought of how much do dogs sleep naturally? What’s a good night’s

Pet Friendly Restaurants Near Me! Fine Dining with Fido

Reading Time: 4 minutes More and more restaurants are allowing patrons to sit in outdoor areas with their dogs. For those days when you want to include your four-legged friends in your foodie adventures, here are our tips on eating out with your pets at pet friendly restaurants near me. Pets and ESAs Share the Same Status When It Comes to Restaurants While emotional

Getting an Emotional Support Animal in Washington State

Reading Time: 4 minutes The rainy Pacific Northwest winters can put a damper on anyone’s mood. They can make it harder for people with mental or emotional disabilities to live their day-to-day lives. That’s why getting an emotional support animal in Washington state is such a great idea. Those with a mental illness will benefit greatly from the company

A Concise Guide to Dog Park Etiquette

Reading Time: 4 minutes Whether you are a seasoned dog walker or a first-time pet owner, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with dog park rules. Some parks may have signs listing their rules and regulations at their entrances. However, some may not. So, here is our list of things to keep in mind when taking Fido for their daily constitutional. A Lesson

How You Can Make a Difference on Veterans Day 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’ve never served in the military and don’t know anyone in active service, you may not know what Veterans Day is. This federal holiday honors all the men and women in the armed forces. It happens every year on November 11th. The history of Veterans Day is quite interesting and there’s plenty you can do to observe

The Best Dog Insurance Companies of 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes One in three pets in the U.S. will need emergency veterinary care each year. Fortunately, this care is improving year on year. More and more research and development has made it possible for our pets to receive excellent medical care. But this all comes at a price – hefty veterinary bills! Enter dog insurance! Depending on your coverage

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