The Value of Pet Massage

Posted on Jul 7, 2018
The Value of Pet Massage

We’ve all heard of the benefits humans get from massage. But have you thought about letting your pet in on the action? Some of the top reasons to massage your pets can include general relaxation and reduction of emotional stress, pain management for joints or after an injury, and easing the effects of ageing. Everybody […]

Doga or Meowga? Try Pet Yoga!

Posted on Jun 15, 2018
Doga or Meowga? Try Pet Yoga!

We’ve all heard that yoga benefits humans. Its an ancient practice, believed to date back to between 5,000 to 10,000 years ago. Greater flexibility, strength, tone, circulation, and protection from injury are all known human benefits from this deeply respected practice. Some have raised eyebrows about baby goat yoga. Most leave saying they enjoyed it immensely. […]

Why We Love and Care for Cats

Posted on May 1, 2018
Why We Love and Care for Cats

Here at Run Those Dogs we care about all animals. Because of our name, people sometimes think we only care for dogs. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. We love taking care of feline friends. Cats take a special level of care and concentration. To celebrate Hug Your Cat Day on May 3 […]

Sustainable Pet Ownership: The Scoop on Healthy Choices

Posted on Mar 27, 2018
Sustainable Pet Ownership: The Scoop on Healthy Choices

Run Those Dogs works hard to environmentally-responsible pet owners and workers all year long. In celebration of International Pooper Scooper Week (April 1-7) and Earth Day (April 22), we put together some information on how we can build a sustainability mindset into every day pet ownership.   Are You a Super Pooper Scooper? The fact is that animal […]

Pet Sitter Accountability with Virtual Imprints App

Posted on Mar 6, 2018
Pet Sitter Accountability with Virtual Imprints App

When you’re planning a vacation, work outing, or weekend trip, there are a thousand details. When your hotel, transportation, and fun are all planned, that’s when you realize there is a small furry face poking out of your suitcase….don’t forget the pet-sitter!   Asking a friend is always the first thought but we’ve blogged here […]

The Importance of Dog Training

Posted on Feb 2, 2018
The Importance of Dog Training

No matter what their age or habits, there is never a bad time to train your dog! Training can help build a positive relationship, teach life skills, increase sociability, avoid problem behaviors, and enhance loyalty and companionship. Training your dog is essential to a happy, healthy life for you both.   There are several options […]

Five Ways to Change a Pet’s Life

Posted on Jan 18, 2018
Five Ways to Change a Pet’s Life

We know that the pets in our lives impact us every day. They give us love and companionship. On average, that makes us happier and live longer. And through adoption, we change their lives too. January 24, 2018 is Change a Pet’s Life Day. This holiday was created to help raise awareness about animal welfare […]

Holiday Gift Ideas for your Pets

Posted on Nov 30, 2017
Holiday Gift Ideas for your Pets

Wow! The holiday season is upon us once again. Finding the perfect gift can be daunting, but finding the “purrfect” gift for our fur babies can be “ruff” too! In case you missed our holiday gift ideas from last year, Run Those Dogs has put together just a few ideas, many of which are locally- or hand made, […]

Tips for Senior Pet Care

Posted on Nov 4, 2017
Tips for Senior Pet Care

As the fur around their nose turns white, their coat gets a little coarser, and they seem more content to rest than to play, our senior pets will always be our fur babies.   Senior pets need special attention when it comes to evaluating how your dog is feeling and acting. We at Run Those Dogs […]

DIY Halloween Costumes for Pets

Posted on Oct 24, 2017
DIY Halloween Costumes for Pets

Witches, pumpkins, bats and ghosts, oh my! For many, the costumes are the best part of the Halloween celebration. If you enjoy the process, this year consider including your your fur baby in the fun. You can dress alike, as a pair (think Pooh & Tigger, Mickey & Minnie, etc.), or as a group if you have […]