Category: Advice

Things to Know Before Sending Your Dog to a Pet Resort Vacation

Dogs at a Pet Resort Vacation

What are some key things to think about before you send your dog to a pet resort vacation at a place like Tailwaggers Country Inn?  Limited or Full Service Some resorts have limited service while others are “full service, all inclusive,” like Tailwaggers. What does that mean? Well, full service, all inclusive means everything is… Read more »

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

Preparing Your Dog for Time Away

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 »

How to Give Your Dog the Care He or She Deserves

Caring For Your Pet

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 »

New Year’s Resolutions for Dog Owners

New Year's Resolutions

As the calendar passed from 2017 to 2018, it’s time for new year’s resolutions, right? What are some resolutions dog owners can make? Resolutions to Consider Well, almost everyone decides they’re going to eat healthier and exercise more, and that can go for dogs, too! Better yet, it should be a resolution for both dog… Read more »

When Should You Not Bring Your Dog on Vacation?

Dogs on Vacation

For some people, pets are extensions of their families, and life without them can seem unimaginable. Deciding whether to travel with your pet is always a hard decision to make, but it’s important to remember to make one with your pet’s safety in mind. Below are some reasons why you may want to consider leaving… Read more »

Why Dogs Need Playtime

Dog Health

Dogs are a beloved part of the family in millions of American homes. While dogs make great companions for humans, they also need play time in order to be as healthy and happy as possible. These are a few of the reasons why dogs need play time. Exercise Hanging around the house all day without… Read more »

The Importance of Dogs Interactions

Imagine what would happen to you if you spent all day cooped up inside of your house with almost no interaction with the outside world. It probably wouldn’t be long before you started driving yourself crazy! You might even turn into a mean and nasty person due to lack of interaction. Well, guess what? The… Read more »

Easter and Your Pet

Easter Decorations and Your Pet

The Easter holidays are a special time to share with your family, eat good food and enjoy the spring weather. But when you’re having a bunch of family members come to your home for Easter dinner, there are a few things you may not have realized can be a hazard to your pet. Here are… Read more »

Who’s Fetching What? Why Some Dogs Don’t Bring Back the Ball

Dogs and Fetch

Everyone knows the game of fetch. It’s fun and a great way for you and your dog to bond. However, sometimes your dog won’t bring the ball or stick back to you. How frustrating! But why is that? Why are some dogs more inclined to bring back the item you throw than other breeds? Retrievers,… Read more »

June is Pet Microchipping Month

It can be horrible when pets get out and run away from home. To prepare for this, pet owners typically make sure that their cat or dog wears an identification collar or tags in the hope that when someone finds them, they will be contacted. The problem with those is that they can slip off… Read more »