Category: Dog Care Tips

How To Prepare Your Dog for the Winter

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Although it still may be a few months away, winter always seems to sneak up faster than we’d like it to. If you’re a dog owner, especially a new one, that means you have some preparation to do. Snow, ice and cold temperatures all mean dogs have to be taken care of in more ways… Read more »

Tips For Dealing with an Aging Dog

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It’s never easy realizing that your beloved family dog is no longer is spry as he or she used to be. It may feel as though it was just yesterday that they were an energetic pup, running around the house, causing chaos and getting in trouble. Now, it feels like they barely have energy to… Read more »

Tips For Your Dog’s First Overnight Boarding

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No one wants to be separated from their dog for an extended period of time, but unfortunately it is necessary. There are unavoidable commitments – vacations, out-of-town weddings and funerals, business trips, hospital stays etc. – that will require you put your dog in the care of someone else for a little while. The good… Read more »

The Do’s & Don’ts of the Dog Park

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A dog park is a great place for your pup to get some fresh air, exercise, and socialization. In fact, time spent at a dog park is a win for both of you; your dog will burn off their reserve of energy and have some fun, then by the time you take them home they’ll… Read more »

4 Dog Care Tips for Fall

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Even though many of us are still enjoying long days, warm temperatures, and plenty of sunshine, the fall season will descend upon us here in the Northeast before you know it. In the blink of an eye, the leaves will start changing, the sun will set earlier, and you’ll be needing your jacket when you… Read more »

The Advantages of Dog Boarding Over a Dog Sitter

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While there are so many amazing things about having a dog, one aspect that can be a little tricky is making arrangements for when you’re out of town. Whether it’s just one night, a few days, or a week or longer, you need to be sure your dog is being taken care of for the… Read more »

Preparing for Your Dog’s Long-Term Boarding Stay

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Nobody likes to leave their dog overnight, let alone for an extended period, but sometimes life requires it. Unless you have a trustworthy 24-hour pet sitter on hand, the best option for your pup in your prolonged absence is to leave them in the care of a long-term boarding facility. This way, you’ll know they’re… Read more »

Keeping Your Dog Safe & Calm on The Fourth of July

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Independence Day celebrations are one of the highlights of summer. There’s yummy food, good friends and family all around, and of course, incredible fireworks displays. But while you may enjoy the dazzling shows that light up the sky at night, many dogs do not share the sentiment. The loud, continuous booms that penetrate the air… Read more »

3 Ways Exercise Benefits Your Older Dog

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When your beloved canine reaches an age where they are now considered a senior, you may think that the best thing you can do is let them rest and relax. While that may seem like the most considerate thing to do for them, it’s really not what your pet needs at this point in their life. As… Read more »

The Importance of Socializing Your Dog

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It takes a lot of work to raise a happy, healthy dog. You need to feed them a nutritious diet, keep them active, give them lots of love and affection, and train them to be well-behaved. Another aspect of good dog care that dog owners sometimes overlook is socialization. Socializing your dog is an important… Read more »