Category: Advice

Tips for Leaving Your Pet Overnight

How to Comfort your Pet

Leaving your pet overnight can be as hard for the owner as it is for your furry friend. We know that it’s not an easy decision leaving your dog behind while you head out of town. Although we’d love to bring our furry friends with us on our travels, it’s not always the safest option. … Read more »

How Do You Calm an Anxious Dog?

Calming an Anxious Dog

New environments, strange sounds, and separation can all cause your dog to get anxious. When a dog is feeling nervous, you can usually tell based on their behaviors. Whining, barking, shaking, and loss of appetite are all common symptoms of anxiety in dogs. If you notice any of these symptoms in your dog, let’s look… Read more »

How to Protect Your Pet from Theft

Pet Safety Tips

February 14th is a national pet theft awareness day. Although it’s hard to think about pet theft, it’s important to recognize that it happens all around us. There are plenty of precautions that you can take to keep your loved one protected from danger. Here are some easy and beneficial changes you can make to… Read more »

Reasons to Invest in an Orthopedic Dog Bed

Dog sleeping in orthopedic bed

Dogs spend a large portion of their day sleeping and lounging. Since they require time to rest, it is important to make sure they are comfortable and supported as much as possible. Orthopedic dog beds are a great way to ensure that your dog is well-rested and protected. Plus, these beds benefit dogs of all… Read more »

How to Plan a Vacation When You Have a Puppy

Puppy

It’s that time of year again… the holiday season is upon us. That means a lot of people will be travelling “home” to see parents, siblings and old friends. There will be parties, dinners, and, perhaps, even some quiet times when everybody needs a nap! How do you plan a vacation or trip when you… Read more »

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 »