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If you have a dog or have been considering getting one, you have probably seen a variety of dog harnesses. You’ve probably even had owners share information with you about their favorites and what works well for their dog.  One of the reasons for a dog harness is that you can walk your dog safely, discourage them from pulling as you walk, and control them without choking from a regular or “pinch” collar that can sometimes cause them harm and at worse permanently damage their throat.  But different dog harnesses work for different dogs, and there are other factors to...

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One of the main challenges of living with a dog is leaving it at home while you go to work. As a dog owner, there is a lot to worry about while you are away from your furry friend. Is the dog safe? Has it had its lunch yet? Is it too bored? These questions are probably familiar to you and could be some of the worries you have. But, there are several tips that you can implement to ensure your dog is okay back home. These will also give you peace of mind while at work. 1. Ensure Food...

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[et_pb_section admin_label="section"] [et_pb_row admin_label="row"] [et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Unfortunately, diarrhea can be common in dogs, usually arising from something they ate that they should not have or food sensitivity. This can be distressing to a lot of dog owners, and just like when you are feeling ill, it is common to wonder what the best course of action is when it comes to your dog’s diarrhea.  On the bright side though, most diarrhea is not a sign of anything serious, and it will often pass on its own. If this condition persists, there are some steps you can take before you...

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Finding the right dog food for your dog is a very individualized choice. Not all dogs like the same type of foods, just like people like different kinds of food. Different breeds have different needs, and your dog may even have certain food allergies.  There are some general rules when it comes to dog food. Inexpensive food will probably not have the best ingredients for your dog, and just like humans, dogs are healthier when they eat better food that is nutritionally balanced, organically sourced and doesn’t contain fillers that really have no value.  Aside from that, there are a...

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The summer travel season is upon us, and if you own a dog, it’s time to consider how you’ll be traveling with your dog. You could have someone watch your pooch at home for you, but if you will be gone for an extended period of time, or you have a service animal you need to travel with, you’ll want to know and understand what the best way to bring them along is.  How you travel with your dog will largely depend on how far you plan to travel and how you plan to get there. Whether by plane or...

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