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“Dogs are a Man’s Best Friend”

This month we are celebrating National Pet Month, along with National Pet & Foster Care Month. Obviously, we think dogs are the best pet to have (we’re just a tad biased), and since we all have a little bit of extra time on our hands right now, it’s the PERFECT time to add a 4-legged [...]

By |2020-05-28T22:20:28-06:00May 1st, 2020|Pet Care|Comments Off on “Dogs are a Man’s Best Friend”

Keeping Your Pooch Healthy & Happy

This month is all about keeping your pooch healthy and happy! Not only is it National Heartworm Awareness month, it’s also National Pet 1st Aid month and National Lyme Disease Prevention month. We’ve got you covered on all three of these as we discuss symptoms, prevention tips, and the best ways to keep your pooch [...]

By |2020-04-15T18:33:25-06:00April 1st, 2020|Dog Health, Pet Care|Comments Off on Keeping Your Pooch Healthy & Happy

Bringing Home a New Puppy

Congratulations on your new 4-legged addition!  There’s nothing much better than bringing home a cute little fluffy friend!  While we’re quite certain you’re going to be a wonderful “puppy parent”, we thought we’d help you out by giving you a few tips to make the “parenting” transition a bit easier. Prepare Your Home Before you [...]

By |2020-03-29T21:15:31-06:00March 29th, 2020|Dog Behavior, Dog Training, Pet Care|Comments Off on Bringing Home a New Puppy

Taking Care of Your Dog’s Dental Hygiene

You’ve probably heard the expression “a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s mouth” at least once. Contrary to popular belief, this is NOT true, and a dog’s dental health is one thing that is often overlooked. With February being National Pet Dental Health Month, we thought it would be a great time to discuss, [...]

By |2020-02-19T01:00:06-07:00February 1st, 2020|Dog Health, Pet Care|Comments Off on Taking Care of Your Dog’s Dental Hygiene

5 Tips to Help Train Your Dog

Adding a four-legged friend to your family is one of the most exciting things! Having them eat your favorite pair of shoes or leaving you special “surprises” on your carpet, is not. Training your dog and teaching them your expectations is key to having all creatures, both two-legged and four-legged, co-exist happily. Since January is [...]

By |2020-02-19T00:59:24-07:00January 1st, 2020|Dog Behavior, Dog Training|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Help Train Your Dog

The Dog Dangers of Summer

You’ve probably heard the phrase “the dog days of summer,” but did you know that the summer months actually pose some serious risks for our favorite pooches? When the temperature gets much higher, we tend to stay inside and enjoy the air conditioning, but if we aren’t mindful of our dogs, they can get very [...]

By |2019-08-21T18:34:10-06:00August 21st, 2019|Dog Health, Pet Care|Comments Off on The Dog Dangers of Summer

The Dogs of Summer: Taking Care of Your Best Friend in Warmer Weather

We all look forward to summer so we can kick off our shoes, enjoy the sun, and get in some downtime. For your pet, summer can mean having more time to spend with the ones they love. Unfortunately, summer can also present some challenges for our furry friends. With a little extra attention, both you [...]

By |2019-07-23T18:28:05-06:00July 23rd, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Health, Pet Care|Comments Off on The Dogs of Summer: Taking Care of Your Best Friend in Warmer Weather

Fireworks and Our Furry Friends

It’s easy to understand why your dog doesn’t like it when 4th of July or New Year’s Eve rolls around. It’s not the party hats or waving flags; it’s all about the fireworks. Face it, fireworks are loud, and they’re not just loud, they’re unpredictable. As soon as your dog thinks the danger has passed, [...]

By |2019-07-23T17:42:35-06:00June 24th, 2019|Dog Health, Pet Care|Comments Off on Fireworks and Our Furry Friends

Benefits of Spring Dog Washing

Spring is the time of year when we get the urge to roll up our sleeves, throw open the windows, and give our homes a thorough sprucing up. However, it’s not just a great time to provide the house with a deep clean; it’s also the perfect time to wash and groom your dog. Keeping [...]

By |2019-07-23T17:42:35-06:00May 16th, 2019|Dog Health, Pet Care|Comments Off on Benefits of Spring Dog Washing

How to Care for Your Pup in Spring

Caring for their fur babies is always a top priority for dog owners. However, during the spring there are a few additional things to worry about than during other seasons of the year. For your benefit, we’ve done some research and have put together a list of concerns for you to keep in mind this [...]

By |2019-07-23T17:42:35-06:00April 23rd, 2019|Pet Care|Comments Off on How to Care for Your Pup in Spring