When’s the Best Time to Start Training your Dog?

As the age old saying goes, it is possible to teach an old dog new tricks. Which begs the question, when should you start training your dog? Ideally, as soon as possible is the best advice to follow. Puppy Stage It may seem daunting to take on training a puppy but neglecting good manners at a young age will instill

Dog Grooming: A Spa for your Dog

It’s back to school time! You know what that means: new backpack, new folders, new pens and pencils, a fresh new box of crayons, and whatever else is on your child’s must-have list for school. And the school supply front isn’t the only thing that gets a makeover. It’s time for a refreshed wardrobe for your growing child, who may

Back to School Daycare

The kids are about to head back to school. It’s time to replace the sunscreen and swim trunks with backpacks, pencils, and notebooks. Many companies have lax summer hours, where employees work fewer hours during the week, or even have Friday afternoons off. For many adults, that means you’re back to regular, more strict hours at work. The slow, fun

Can I Board a Sick Dog?

In case you were wondering, yes, dogs can get colds too! While a dog can’t catch an illness from you (except potentially certain types of influenza, new experts are saying), they can have their own version of a cold, and they can have a variety of other viruses that leave them symptomatic and wanting to lay around all day just

How to Socialize your Dog

As a proud puppy mom or dad, one of your top priorities is ensuring they grow up to be healthy and strong. You also want them to be happy and well-behaved. It’s important to socialize your dog from a young age so that you can ensure they are friendly, confident adults ready to take on the dog world. When trying

How to Vacation with a Dog

Summer is almost here!  Time to pack a bag and the kids and head out on the summer trip of your dreams! But who’s going to take care of your furry friends? If you’re hoping to take your precious pup on a trip with you, you need to make a few extra plans ahead of time. Traveling Has your dog

Pet Sitter or Dog Boarding?

When you go out of town, what’s better for you and your pet? A pet sitter or dog boarding? Chances are, depending on where you live, there are plenty of opportunities for both. There are plenty of teenagers looking for some extra cash that will take great care of your pets, and some boarding facilities have become more like a

Does the Fence Shock Collar Hurt my Dog?

Many people stick with a traditional fence option because they are nervous about shock collars. They worry it will hurt their dog, which is the last thing they want to do. Your nerves are understandable, but the “shock” a dog receives won’t hurt your dog at all. In-ground or invisible fencing is a great, safe, reliable option to keep your

Do Underground Fences Work?

If you’re looking for a way to contain your pup to your yard, but don’t want to spend a lot of time and energy putting up a fence, or simply don’t want to block your nice view or sully your beautiful landscaping with a clunky fence, an underground fence may be the way to go. Your next question might be,