5 Ways To Get Rid Of Doggie Bad Breath

By | December 5th, 2016|dog care, Dog Wellness|

We love our dogs, but that doesn’t mean we love dog breath. While it’s true that some breeds are naturally more prone to having bad breath, you can take steps to reduce most dog’s foul breath. Here’s the DogBoy’s guide for healthier and fresher doggie breath!   #1 Give Your Dog Crunchy Treats Or Hard [...]

How To Combat Common Pet Odors

By | October 17th, 2016|dog care, dog health, Dog Wellness|

Typically, a stinky pooch just needs a good bath to smell good again. However, many odors that dog lovers deal with on a daily basis are more difficult to remove, such as: Urine stains Dog breath Ear infection Skunk spray This post will discuss how to eliminate these lingering odors, instead of just concealing them. [...]

3 Easy Ways To Soothe Your Dog’s Upset Stomach

By | August 8th, 2016|dog care, Dog Food, dog health, Dog Wellness|

The first step towards soothing your dog’s upset stomach is to pay close attention to their symptoms. Every situation is different, and requires different methods to remedy the problem. So make sure you are keenly aware of what symptoms your dog is displaying in addition to their upset stomach. Just like with human stomach aches [...]

3 Reasons Invisible Shock Collar Fences Are Hazardous To You & Your Dog

By | August 1st, 2016|dog boarding, dog care, Dog Safety, Dog Wellness|

Disclaimer: In this article we are discussing the use of invisible perimeter fences that shock dogs through an electronic collar. However, this is not a comment on the specific brand Invisible Fence. Also, we want to say that we understand why some people see a need for using invisible shock collar fences in some very [...]

3 Easy Ways to Stop Your Dog From Begging for Table Scraps

By | July 25th, 2016|dog care, dog diet, dog health, Dog Wellness|

We’ve all had this problem before. Your dog gets a wiff of some tasty human food, and now they’re glued next to the table at dinner time. Whether their begging is cute or not, the table scraps your dog wants are often unhealthy and possibly dangerous for them to eat. Here’s how you can protect [...]

Respect vs. Reward? Why Treats Are NOT Bribery

By | June 17th, 2016|dog care, dog health, Dog Training|

We’re doing something a little different for this blog post. We have a lot to say about this topic, but it’s all been said pretty well by the article linked below. However, this article uses some harsh language and could be taken the wrong way, so we ask that you please read our preface below [...]

5 foods you NEVER feed your dog (and a HELPFUL diet guide)

By | June 10th, 2016|dog care, dog diet, dog health|

As responsible dog owners, it is crucial to pay attention to what we can and can’t give our dogs. Some of this information you might already know, and some of it may serve as a necessary reminder. The foods listed in this article can cause anything from just a little vomiting or diarrhea, to liver [...]

The Top 5 Reasons You Should NEVER Use Prong Collars

By | April 8th, 2016|Dog Behavior, dog care, Dog Training, Dog Training Austin TX, Dog Wellness|

There are lots of aversive training tools out there, and pinch or prong collars are among my least favorite. Prong collars have metal spikes turned inward that pinch a dog's neck. If used inappropriately, they can actually put holes in a dog’s skin and cause major damage to a dog's neck. A lot of people [...]

10 Tips: The Perfect Nail Trim For Your Dogs

By | March 4th, 2016|Dog Behavior, dog care, Dog Fun, dog grooming|

It's no big secret, most dogs don't like getting their nails trimmed. Many dogs, especially dogs that might be on the spoiled side, will do everything they can to keep you from clipping their nails. We recommend gathering up a little bit of patience, a lot of treats, and this list of tips. If you [...]

8 Ways To Care For Your Elderly Dog

By | February 10th, 2016|dog boarding, dog care, Older Dogs|

Many people think dogs have to be 12-13 years old  to be considered an “old dog”, but some dogs depending on their breed, weight, and other factors can be considered elderly as early as the age of seven. Great Danes, for instance, usually only live to be about seven or eight. So, a six-year-old Great [...]