Summer weather is great - you can take your dog for a walk, go toss a ball, and numerous other activities that both you and your pet will enjoy. The sunshine is intoxicating, drawing everyone out for some fun. Unfortunately there are also drawbacks and dangers, and it is imperative that these be kept in mind for your dog's safety and well-being. Cars Never, ever leave your dog in the car, even if the windows are cracked. The inside of a car in the summer is like a hot oven, and can kill your ... Continue Reading
This summer keep your dog safe with these tips for dealing with heat, water, and those pesky fleas.
Getting a puppy isn’t the end of the decision making you must deal with when deciding to get a dog. You must do more.
Congratulations, you've got a new family pet. You've got a puppy. What a joy, what fun - what work. Are you ready? To be a responsible dog owner, you must put in a lot of time and effort. You've done the first step and decided on a new family member. After arriving at home, what next? This addition to your family needs more than good food, vet care and house training. House Training Of course first comes house training so life with puppy is, well - cleaner. A good way to start is with a ... Continue Reading
Learn the pitfalls of buying a puppy, and instead consider adopting from a foster home.
So you want to buy a puppy. It's a good way to teach responsibility to the kids, you'll always have a buddy, they're so cute, I always had one growing up. There are as many reasons for wanting a puppy (or kitten) as there are people wanting one. Now you've decided that adding a furry companion to your family is exactly what you want to do. What next? There are several options. There are pet stores - they have puppies, and they are so cute. There are also breeders. Read the local newspaper, ... Continue Reading