Here’s Why Dogs Should Have Their Ears Professionally Cleaned Out

Why should you have your dog’s ears cleaned out on a regular basis? Well, if you don’t, bad things can happen… Increase Risk for Ear Infections A dog’s ear canals are quite susceptible to ear infections due to the way they plunge downward and then horizontally from the ear opening. If debris or water gets… Read more »

Reasons to Find Time to Cuddle With Your Dog

To cuddle is to hold close in one’s arms as a way of showing love or affection. A cuddle is essentially a prolonged and affectionate hug. People enjoy cuddling. Most dogs do, too. Why do dogs love to cuddle? Warmth If you were to look at puppies as an observer, you might notice they’ll cuddle… Read more »

Tips for Making Your Pet Feel Loved When You’re Out of Town

If you’re a dog owner and you have to go away from home for some time, you often feel guilty leaving your pet behind. Sometimes your dog stays put, in your home, and neighbors, friends or relatives come check on him or her daily. Other times you take your dog to a place like Tailwaggers… Read more »

Why Dogs Need Playtime

Dogs are a lot like humans, aren’t they? Just like humans, dogs need playtime. Of course, playtime for dogs is a bit different than playtime for kids and adults, but, never-the-less, a chance to engage in activities for enjoyment and recreation rather than for a serious or practical purpose is vitally important. If you want… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Puppy for a Spa Day

When dogs are young, their first time being groomed is a totally new experience for them. The older they get, the more times they will have been groomed and the more familiar they’ll be with their “spa day.” Do you have a puppy who has yet to visit a groomer for their first “spa day?”… Read more »

Myths About Owning Big Dogs

Some people are cat people. Some people are dog people. Some people can’t have pets or don’t like them. If you’re reading this, you probably like dogs, and we do too. Here at Tailwaggers Country Inn, we take in all sorts of dogs— all shapes, sizes, and temperaments. A lot of people have small dogs–… Read more »

What Do Cats Need to Be Healthy?

What do indoor cats need to be healthy and happy? Good Litter Box For starters, they should have good litter available to them at all times. This means the litter should be cleaned/scooped daily so they’re not having a hard time finding a clean and clear place to poop in peace. Litter boxes need to… Read more »

How to Give Your Dog the Care He or She Deserves

In a perfect world, every dog owner would take great care of their pet dog(s). Chances are, if you’re reading this, you have a dog or you’ll get one, and either way, you sincerely want to be the kind of person who takes great care of your beloved pet. That’s good; here are some basics… Read more »

Why Dogs Love Treats

If you had to eat nothing but “healthy foods” all day, every day, you’d probably feel like you were missing out on life’s great pleasures– treats. Most people, if they’re being honest, love some ice cream, chocolate, cookies, and/or candy bars once in a while. Those treats definitely “mix it up a bit” so we’re… Read more »

How to Make Your Dog Happy

One thing most dog owners have in common is this: they want to make sure their dogs are happy. And why not? A happy dog just makes sense. No one wants to see a “down-in-the-dumps” dog– that’s depressing! What are some of the ways you can make your dog happy? Well, dogs are a lot… Read more »