Handy Tips

Cold Weather Pups

Greetings from the beautiful state of Michigan, currently the land of ice and snow!  Our present weather conditions are quite cold and I was reminded of that last evening when taking the pups out to potty. [...]

Pet Insurance – Series

Ever since Hobbes became our forever dog from the Paws with a Cause program, we've been considering pet insurance for him.  When he was with Pause, his vet visits were done at Paws with their excellent [...]

Lost Dog

"Lost Dog!" We live in a fairly suburban area where there are a lot of parks, busy streets, and various neighborhoods back onto woods.  I can't tell you the number of times that I have seen [...]

Our Pet Store has surprising deals!

Even we get surprised now and again. Though we know that our online pet store at thepuppyplaces.com/shop is great and has everything we need for our dogs, sometimes even we need to go to the store [...]

Dog wire rake scooper

Puppy Pooper Scooper that works!

Okay, we're going to talk about dog poop.  What's that children's book?  Everybody Poops or something like that?  Anyway, dogs poop, and they poop in our yards and unless we enjoy having a picnic in a [...]

How to Help Your Grieving Pet

When I was kid we had a wonderful dog named Charlie.  Charlie was a german shorthaired pointer who wandered into our yard one day, and successfully knocked my brother over and scared the living daylight out [...]

Visiting your Veterinarian

Does your dog LIKE going to the vet, or does this happen ---> Visiting your veterinarian is necessary from time to time, so make it a happy experience! Most veterinarians will work hard to make your [...]

The Puppy Places - Dog Parks

Dog Parks

Dog parks are all over the United States and are a great way to socialize your dog.  They allow dogs who are living in smaller areas a chance to run free and burn off some pent [...]