Category: Dogs

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 »

4 Tips for Coping With Your Dog’s Shedding

Controlling Dog Shedding

We love spending time with our pups, but sometimes it’s hard to enjoy spending time with the hair that they shed. As we continue to transition into the summer months, you may notice that your dog has been shedding more than usual. Shedding is a natural part of a dog’s life. The weather and change… Read more »

Introduce Your Dog to Swimming This Summer

Dogs Swimming

Have you ever witnessed the genuine excitement of a dog who just dove into a backyard pool? For dogs who love to swim, spending time playing in the water has many benefits. If your furry friend is spending some extra time outside in the heat, take advantage of the positive effects that swimming offers. Let’s… Read more »

Tips for Keeping Your Dog Tick Free

How to Check for Ticks in Your Pet

Ticks are unpleasant creatures that like to make a home in our pets’ fur and skin. Dogs are susceptible to tick bites and tick-borne diseases, and they can experience dangerous side effects. Stay on top of protecting your furry friends by following these tips! Perform Regular Tick Checks on Your Dog If you and your… 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 »

How to Find the Right Dog Groomer

Dog Groomers

Why do dog owners seek out the services of a pet groomer? Well, groomers have both the know-how and the tools to handle things like nail trimming, ear cleaning and teeth cleaning. How does a person find “the right” dog groomer? Like with most things, research helps. Word of Mouth If you know other dog… Read more »

How to Prepare a Dog With Separation Anxiety for a Boarding Facility

Preparing a Dog for a Boarding Facility

“But my dog hates being away from me,” says a typical pet owner. And that’s true for a lot of dogs– they’re so used to their owners that they get anxious whenever they’re not around. If you change their environment, from “home” to a “boarding facility,” that, too, can cause a dog to be anxious… 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 »

Taking Your Dog to a Professional Groomer Versus Trying to Do It Yourself

Professional Dog Groomers

“What happened to your dog?” These are words you never want to hear about your precious pet. Yet those words have been said before, when asking about the way a dog looks after a well-meaning dog owner decided to groom him or her in their own “do-it-yourself” way… What are some of the advantages of… Read more »