3 Tips for Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

There’s an old saying you’ve probably heard that goes, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”. Unfortunately, too many pet parents take this proverb literally and give up on teaching their senior dog new tricks without even taking a crack at it. The truth is, training your older dog is a great way to… Read more »

Choosing the Right Long-Term Dog Boarding Facility

Leaving your dog for an extended period of time is never easy. Sometimes, unfortunately, you are left with no other option and find yourself in need of someone to take care of your dog during a long absence. In these situations, a long-term dog boarding facility can offer a solution that benefits both you and… Read more »

How To Help Your Dog’s Anxiety

Just like their human parents, there are a lot of things that can trigger anxiety in a dog. Loud noises, being alone, other animals, car rides, new environments or stimuli, age—the list goes on and on. Anxiety is an exhausting and unpleasant condition that is not good for your dog’s quality of life. So, what… Read more »

4 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Dog

Deciding to expand your family by four paws is the start of an exciting journey. Dogs bring a wealth of love, happiness, entertainment, and comfort to a household. It’s important, however, to remember that dogs are just like people—no two are the same. Finding the right one requires patience, research, and thoughtful consideration. As you… Read more »

Why It’s Important to Have Your Dog Fixed

If you’re considering adopting a dog, or have recently added one to the family, you need to be sure you’re ready to properly care for it. Part of being a responsible dog owner—on behalf of you, your pet, and the community—is to have your pup spayed or neutered. Why does it matter so much if… Read more »

What You Don’t (But Should) Know About Teacup Dogs

Tiny, purse-sized pups have become increasingly popular over the past decade. Between all the celebrities that use them as fashion statements and the social media accounts dedicated to their cuteness, teacup dogs seem to be popping up everywhere! A teacup dog is a miniature version of a breed that’s already small—Pomeranians, Chihuahuas, Yorkies, Poodle mixes,… Read more »

The Truth About Puppy Mills

When you’re a dedicated dog lover, it can be difficult to understand how anyone could mistreat or neglect a puppy, dog, or any animal for that matter. The unfortunate reality though is that these problems do exist. An important step in helping to stop inhumane animal practices is to educate yourself about them. You’ve probably… Read more »

Why You Should Adopt an Older Dog

Raising a dog from its very first weeks or months is a fulfilling experience, and there’s no denying that puppies are adorable. But if you stop for a moment to consider adopting an older or senior dog, you’ll find that their companionship is just as satisfying—and they’re just as cute — as a puppy! Giving… Read more »

Do Dogs Remember Us After Time Apart?

If you’ve ever been a dog owner, you know how difficult it is to spend time away from your pup. Routine separation as a result of everyday life is inevitable and becomes manageable over time. You may be wondering, however, about the effects a lengthy separation might have on your relationship with your dog. Sometimes,… Read more »

3 Reasons the Countryside is the Best Place for a Dog

For humans, the decision between urban and rural life often comes down to preference and lifestyle. Some people thrive in the fast-paced thrills of city life, while others feel more comfortable with the laidback ways of country living. Unfortunately for our four-legged friends, dogs don’t often get to make that choice for themselves. It’s up… Read more »