Traveling with Your Dog

Posted on Dec 17, 2014
Traveling with Your Dog

From family vacations to family relocation’s, there are many times when leaving the dog at home just isn’t going to fly. If Fido is in good physical and mental health for travel, follow these tips for a hassle-free trip and a happy dog too. Getting ready Check your tags: Before leaving on a trip, be

Pet Colds: Symptoms and Treatments

Posted on Feb 24, 2014

Pet Colds: Symptoms and Treatments It’s that time of year again, it’s sniffling, sneezing, coughing and wheezing cold and flu season. You aren’t the only one who can catch a cold though; dogs and cats are also susceptible to this bug. In most cases, cats and dogs can’t catch a cold from you, but they

Winter Storm Watch: Pet Edition

Posted on Feb 24, 2014

Winter Storm Watch: Pet Edition Winter brings extreme temperatures that put our pets at risk for illness, injury and exposure to the elements. Keep your pets safe this winter with these helpful tips. Limit playtime Extended exposure to extreme temperatures, snow and ice can be dangerous for your dog or cat. Even if your dog

Feeding Fido well during the holidays: Food dangers for your dog

Posted on Dec 23, 2013

  Feeding Fido well during the holidays: Food dangers for your dog   With the temptation of holiday meals and treats, it’s easy to let healthy habits fall aside for a few days or weeks, but that doesn’t mean you can let the rules slide for your otherwise happy and healthy dogs too. Certain typical

Top 10 Gifts for your Dog This Holiday Season

Posted on Dec 16, 2013

Top 10 Gifts for Your Dog This Holiday Season 1. Tagg Tracker Keep your pooch safe and healthy with this GPS collar clip and charger station that tracks how much exercise your dog is getting each day and monitors his exact location. 2. Chuckit Launcher This ball and throwing wand is the classic toy for

Preparing for your pet sitter..

Posted on Dec 11, 2013

How to get ready for your pet sitter Hiring a pet sitter to take care of your pet while you’re away is a great way to make sure your furry friends are safe and secure during your absence. To help your pet sitter take these steps to get ready:   Prepare directions Leave detailed, preferably

How to choose the right pet sitter

Posted on Nov 30, 2013

How to choose the right pet sitter When you’re relaxing during vacation, away on business, or out of town for any other reason, the one thing you don’t want to worry about is whether your pet is being taken care of. Hiring a pet sitter gives you the peace of mind of knowing that your

Is Your Dog Ready to Hike Off-Leash? A Few Simple Recall Rules..

Posted on May 14, 2013

How do you know if your dog is ready to hike off-leash? The first thing you need to accomplish is off- leash reliability recall. (come) If your dog does not come back when you call him, he should not be off-leash. You always want your dog to keep track of you and stay close. If

Safety Tips for Running with Your Dog

Posted on Mar 13, 2013

There is just something so peaceful about getting out on a mountain trail with my best friend, that makes my day so much better! The dog is always ready for an adventure in the woods. My Lilo would go three times a day if I’d let her. I couldn’t imagine those long trail training runs

Wonder Walker Body Halter ~ My dog pulling solution!

Posted on Mar 5, 2013

When I adopted Lilo at just 10 weeks old, I was so excited to finally have a dog to take out for walks and eventually runs! I’d been waiting for this time to come for so long! Finally, the right dog for me!! She was quickly enrolled in a number of puppy obedience classes. Lilo was known in