7 Tips to Help Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

The dog days of summer are fast approaching; and even though we might have a little time until summer is “officially here,” we’re already experiencing warm to hot days. It’s during these days that pet owners need heightened vigilance to guard their pets from the uncomfortable dangers of the heat. Here are 7 tips to […]

Canine Encounters at the Dog Park

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As most of you know I take our dogs out for a walk everyday. It’s important to give your dog daily exercise. Here are some pictures of dogs we met while on our walk. Just goes to show you that I’m not the only one crazy enough to be out walking my pups just minutes […]

Dog Backpacks

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Does your dog seem to have an endless amount of energy? Do you find that after taking your dog for a long walk he still seems to have just as much energy as when you left the house? You may want to try a dog backpack. Whenever I walk Rusty on a leash, I often […]

Arthritis in Dogs

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Arthritis is one of the most common afflictions for dogs; it affects one in five dogs in the United States. Arthritis is a debilitating condition which causes inflammation and pain in a dog’s joints, and usually affects elbows, hips, shoulders, back and neck. It can affect one or more joints and is often present in both […]

Leash Training Your Dog

Dog gurus like Cesar Millan often talk about the importance of a regular dog walking regimen. Walking your dog is: great exercise for both, you and your dog. It’s a good way to socialize your dog. It helps establish a stronger bond between you and your pet, and it can help burn off the excess […]

Walking Your Dog

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Often the New Year inspires us to make a resolution that usually gets ignored by February. My personal favorite promise is to include more exercise in my daily schedule. I always start out with the best of intentions then before I know it, my willpower fails, my priorities change and somehow my resolution to get […]