Handy Tips

Stop Fleas and Ticks from infesting your dog and home

from Doctors Foster and Smith First, apply a topical (on-the-skin) flea and tick preventative on your dog. We recommend K9 Advantix II and use it on our own dogs.  K9 Advantix II kills ALL flea life stages and [...]

How to walk your dog…. (It’s Their Walk)

Here's a great video starring Molly Shannon and comedy writer Mike White that shows in a comedic but poignant way how a typical dog walk goes in our busy, hectic lives; and how with just a little more understanding, [...]

Camping With Your Dog

Ahhh, summer.  Bonfires, trips for ice cream, green - well - everything...  there's a whole lot of awesome packed into summer. Summer is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy that little thing called "nature", [...]

Traveling with Your Dog

TRAVELING WITH YOUR DOG  from the American Kennel Club Taking your dog along can make the family vacation more fun for everyone, if you plan carefully. Here are some trip tips to make traveling with your [...]

Honoring the memory of a dog who has crossed the Rainbow Bridge

I was inspired today by my friend Francesca.  You see, she recently lost her long time friend, her "love-dog", Frances.  Frances was a true sweetheart of a dog, and meant the world to Francesca.  Through thick [...]

Keeping your dog’s attention on leash

Keeping Attention Without Treats! Walking Your Dog With Distractions by Kimberly LeMaster It can be incredible at how attentive your dog can be on a walk, heeling nicely beside you in perfect form. Of course, you [...]

How to enjoy walking your dog – Loose Leash and No Barking!

The Reactive Pooch How Leash Training Can Stop Barking by Kimberly LeMaster  As a dog owner, you will hear and read about the great importance of early socialization in a puppy.  Dogs go through two fear [...]

First Aid for your Dog

Knowing first aid can save your dog's life Several easy techniques can also indicate General Health   Too few dog owners know  what to do in case of an emergency with their pet.  All pet owners should [...]

How to Choose the Right Dog Food

This is a VERY complex topic!  At the very least it's rife with exceptions and special needs cases.  Plus, as you know, we're not vets.  So, we're searching for the answers just like you. As we [...]

10 Tips to Benefit your Dog’s Life

10 Tips To Benefit Your Dog's Life by Kimberly LeMaster   As pet parents, we all want what's best for our canine companions.  We may buy the best food was can afford, find the cutest squeaky [...]