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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. [...]

Visual Signs of Dog Stress – Learn to read his body language!

We wanted to share a picture with you showing classic calming signals that a dog gives when he is NOT comfortable. Please note all four signs in these pictures indicating that the dog is NOT enjoying [...]

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 [...]

Summertime Safety

  Summertime is upon us here in the great Midwest, and it's time to start seeing green! We have recently fenced in our yard (our stick-loving dogs are having a field day now that they're free) [...]

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 [...]