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Is a dog walker right for you?

Daily walks are essential to our dog’s happiness and wellbeing. Your dog could require up to 3 walks per day depending on its age, breed, and energy level. With the daily hustle and bustle of work, school, and social activities, making time for your dog’s walk may feel like a difficult act to balance. Recently many cities have seen the introduction of dog walking services who can help bridge the gap for individuals like yourself […]

4 Things that happy dogs do

Make Eye Contact Dogs will focus on things that they like and are interested in. If they are intimidated or scared of something, they won’t want to look at it, much the same as a person may cover their eyes if they were to see something scary! Regular eye contact with your dog is a sign that they love and trust you, so hold their gaze from time to time, to show that you love […]

Road trip tips — How to travel with your dogs

Spring is a great time to take a road trip. If you plan on bringing your pup with you, here are a few tips for a successful road trip. 1.       What to pack — While on your road trip, you’ll want to try to keep your pet’s daily routine as regular as possible. This won’t be easy since you’ll be focused on the road, but be sure to pack his favorite treats, […]

Uber Pet the newest Rider Option

Your dog is your best friend and uber is your favorite app, so what do the two have to do with each other? Well, Uber recently introduced its newest travel option, Uber Pet.  Here’s how Uber Pet is changing rideshare. Uber Pet allows you to bring a pet on your Uber trip. Before the introduction of Uber Pet, rideshare applications only allowed service animals to accompany riders. A service animal is defined as an animal […]

Weekend activities with your Pup

If you work full time then you know it can be hard to squeeze in quality time during the week. Weekends were created to give the full-time workers the opportunity to catch up with family. Since our pets are part of our families its important to make time for your dog during the weekend. Here are a few ideas. Keep it simple Dogs are not complicated, they simply want your love and affection. You can […]

Three Facts about Puppy Training

If you are dreaming of buying a new puppy, you aren’t alone. Humans love puppies and dogs are the ultimate companions. It’s important to remember that puppies can be challenging especially if you are a first time or single pet parent. If you are considering a puppy here are three facts that can help you to prepare for your new furry friend. Crating compels to their natural instincts Many new puppy parents have mixed feelings […]

7 Tips for Naming Your Dog

Choosing a name for your dog isn’t always an easy decision, and since our names help form our identity, it’s also an important decision. Most domestic dogs are named after people. In fact, the most popular names of dogs listed online include Max, Lucy, and Molly. While some may say it is just a trend, we believe that giving your dog a human name is a way of showing that your pet is a member […]

3 Great Dog Breeds for Seniors

Dogs are traditionally called “man’s best friend” for a reason. They are loving and playful, providing great company to people of all ages. Of course, depending on which stage of life you’re in there are certain breeds that will fit better into your life. The best dogs for seniors are calm, affectionate and low maintenance. When the children leave the home and the grandchildren start growing up and getting busy with their own activities, senior […]

Pet Grieving and how to cope with it.

No one thinks that the day will come where we lose our beloved pets, but sometimes that day comes sooner than we expected, and we are forced to cope with the loss of a pet. In this blog, we will discuss some strategies to help you manage to grieve a pet. Express your feelings It’s okay to cry, feel lost or sad after you lose a pet companion. Taking the time to express your feelings […]

Playdates for Your Pup

Puppies need friends, too, and they love to play! Playdates help them establish new dog friends and grow socially. No matter what breed of dog you have, when they socialize with other canines, it can make them happier animals. As a pet owner, finding ways for your puppy to make friends is essential to your pet’s health. Here are a few ideas on how you can make sure you get your puppy the social pet […]