When it comes to our puppies, we love them unconditionally. Whether they’re running around causing mischief, passed out in a funny place on the floor, or snuggling up at bedtime, our fur babies always have our hearts. And because of this, we always want what’s best for them, whether it’s the food that they’re eating, […]Read the rest of the article
It’s that time of year again… February is here and that means it’s another month to talk about the importance of your pet’s dental health! I think just about every dog owner would be lying if they said they were truly diligent about brushing and flossing their own teeth regularly, let alone brushing their dog’s teeth. As if there wasn’t already enough to do in the day, right?!
But there are some pretty important reasons why you shouldn’t ignore that “doggy” breath. It doesn’t have to be the norm that dogs have terrible breath; in fact, bad breath is usually a sign of a more serious health problem, ranging from rotting teeth and periodontal disease, to potentially life-threatening diseases in the heart, lungs, liver, and kidneys.Read the rest of the article
Considering a warm bundle of joy waiting under the tree this Christmas? Reconsider, fast. When envisioning winter puppies, we all think of adorable scenes including puppies entranced by the sight of snow, frolicking in powder and chasing snowflakes, but the reality is more like struggling into the winter coat and boots yet another time, trudging outside, and huddling against the driving wind and sleet while waiting for your little bundle of joy to do her business.Read the rest of the article
There is nothing quite like the unconditional love you share with your pet, and Valentine’s Day is a perfect day to recognize the special place our animal loves have in our hearts. We recently asked our Facebook fans to share their best photos of “puppy love” and “kitty love” with us, in honor of Valentine’s Day. Read on to find out who won (and to see the winning photo – a perfect example of puppy love!)Read the rest of the article
Because October is “Adopt-a-Shelter-Pet” month, we thought we’d share some tips on making the first few days and weeks after you bring your new dog or puppy home smooth for everyone. The first few days in your home are vital to your new pet’s adjustment. Your new dog will be confused about where he is, who you are, who the other pets are around him, and what to expect from the whole situation. First impressions are lasting ones, even for young puppies, and habits start to develop from day one. Because it is much harder to break a bad habit than to teach a good habit, try to instill good manners and habits from the first day your new puppy or dog comes home.Read the rest of the article