A dog is a big commitment, and once you know you’re ready, you need to pick a breed with the right temperament for a family with young kids. Here are some of their recommendations from dog breeders. [Read more…]
Dog parks are your pet’s idea of disneyland: plenty of space to play, romp, and even make another furry friend. But you can’t simply give your pet free rein—or, in this case, free leash. Here are some doggy park do’s and don’t’s that every responsible pet owner should follow. [Read more…]
Some dogs love water and baths. Others dread them, and will do anything to escape them. They hide when they see you holding their shampoo bottle. They squirm, nip, bark, and hurl their entire weight against you. And when you’re done (and drenched yourself) they will high-tail out of the bathroom, roll on the floor, and get filthy again.
But giving your dog a bath is an essential part of your responsibility as a dog owner. (And it’s still easier than cutting the dog’s nails.) Here are some tips on how to make it easier for your dog, and for you. [Read more…]
A puppy is so disarmingly cute. You just want to pick up a puppy, play with it and hug it. But the whole experience is ruined the moment they pee or poop in places where they shouldn’t. This is where the grueling journey of potty training your puppy begins. Teaching your dog to do his business in one particular area is not an easy task. It requires a lot of patience and dedication on your part because potty training a dog is much harder than teaching it tricks. But it is doable. Here’s what you can do to make the whole thing easier. [Read more…]