Category: Pet Health

Reasons to Find Time to Cuddle With Your Dog

Cuddling With Dogs

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 »

Why Dogs Need Playtime

Dogs and 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 »

Why Swimming is Great Exercise for Your Dog

Dogs Swimming

There are many articles and videos published each year promoting the benefits of swimming for humans. Swimming also provides many benefits for dogs as well. These are a few of the benefits of dogs swimming. Exercise All dogs need regular exercise to remain healthy. Swimming provides excellent exercise for your canine companion, and provides both… Read more »

Why Do Dogs Love to Cuddle?

Cuddling With Dogs

When you go on vacation and you need to leave your pet dog in good hands, they should stay at Tailwaggers Country Inn in Van Alstyne, Texas, where they’re guaranteed cuddle time. Why do dogs love to cuddle? Well, cuddling is more than just a quick hug. It’s time spent together, a dog near its… 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 »

Spring Means Allergies – For Your Dog, Too!

Dog Allergies

Spring is almost upon us, and that means for many of us, our allergy symptom will be in full swing. Allergies don’t just affect humans, however. Your beloved canine companion can also be affected. Dogs’ immune systems function much like our own, which means that when some pollens or other springtime irritants are breathed in,… Read more »

Looking and Feeling Good: Why Grooming Is Good for Your Pet

Dog Grooming

Why groom your dog? Is there a point to it? Of course there’s a point! Humans cut their nails and hair and dogs should too! It is an essential way to maintain your dog’s health and happy disposition. No one likes dog hair everywhere, and regularly brushing your dog can cut down on dog hair… 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 »

The Importance of Rabies Vaccines

World Rabies Day

At Tailwaggers Country Inn, we know how your dog can quickly become another member of the family. And, just like the human members of your family, it is important to take care of your pup to be sure he or she has all the medical attention needed to have a happy life full of tailwagging… Read more »