Have a Pet-Safe Fourth of July!

Have a Pet-Safe Fourth of July!   We all love summer, especially because the warmer weather allows us to enjoy the great outdoors with our dogs. There are pool parties and barbeques to look forward to as well as the biggest summer holiday of all- Fourth of July. While most people love...

Pet First Aid: A Must Know for Responsible Pet Parents Everywhere

Imagine you’re out for a leisurely hike when you suddenly discover that your canine co-pilot has a massive gash on his leg. What do you do? If your dog was choking, would you know how to save him? These aren’t necessarily things that everyone thinks about; I certainly never did until I took a pet

Give Your Puppy A Head Start: The Basics of Puppy Socialization

Proper puppy socialization is one of the most important things you can do to ensure your puppy has a happy and healthy life. Well-socialized dogs are more stable, confident and receptive to future training. Socializing can prevent many problem behaviors such as anxiety, jumping, biting, barking...

Winter Fun for You and Your Dog

As I sit here at my desk on this snowy March day with my dog Merlin curled up at my feet, I can’t help but think that I am so glad he went to doggie day care yesterday.  But if you are not so lucky as to have a tired out dog, here are a