Puppy Month: Why does my puppy bark (and what to do about it)?

why does my puppy barkThis is the first post in our series about all things puppy related! Having a puppy is a fun and rewarding experience but can also be a frustrating and challenging phase. In these posts, we hope to shed some light on why puppies do the things they do and provide advice on how to deal with it.
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Pink & Red Treats for your Valentine

 

1) This hot pink collar is cat friendly collar!
2) This zebra pattern collar is a great choice for a dog with a wild streak.
3) For the rockstar pup in your life.
4) This collar is purrfect for your favorite feline Valentine.
5) This “lovely” bag holder slips over the leash to make it handy AND stylish.
6) For the traditionalist
7) A pawsome choice!
8) This pink & lime collar is a twist on the traditional Valentine’s Day colors yet still classic enough to be
suitable for year round use.

How to Save Money Without Compromising Your Dog’s Care

 

piggybankWhile people should understand and anticipate the costs of having a dog, unexpected events such as the loss of a job could make it challenging to afford a dog. In fact, research by the National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy found cost of ownership to be one of the top 5 reasons why pets were surrendered to shelters. Here are some suggestions on how to reduce costs without compromising your dog’s care. Continue reading →

Homemade Diets – A Primer

DietsWith growing concerns over the safety of commercially prepared pet foods, as well as an increasing number of animals suffering from food intolerances, many people are turning to homemade diets for their furry companions. Supporters of homemade diets argue that it is nutritionally superior to commercial diets and can address many of the health issues such as itching or dull coats.

If you are considering switching your dog over to a homemade diet, here are some things to consider. Continue reading →