Evil Cage vs. Comfy Cave: 5 Reasons to Crate Your Puppy

By | 2017-07-08T14:41:24+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

  Crates are “Comfy Caves” to your puppy, NOT the “Evil Cages” that they can be portrayed as. When crate training is done properly, there are tons of benefits it can provide for both dog and owner. While crate training may not work on the kids, here’s why you and your puppy will come to [...]

The Right Way To Combat Fleas, Ticks, And Mosquitoes

By | 2017-05-05T16:18:51+00:00 September 19th, 2016|dog health, Dog Wellness|

  For dogs, parasites are just a fact of life. Even owners of indoor dogs aren’t safe from these persistent invaders. While it may seem like there’s no getting around these pests, you can definitely take steps to keep your dog safe. Here’s our recommended methods for preventing fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes from pestering your [...]

How To Hike Safely With Your Dog: 8 Tips

By | 2017-07-10T13:41:42+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Dog Fun, Dog Safety, Dog Wellness|

  Hiking with your dog is a great way to exercise, explore, and enjoy nature. Whether you were inspired by some awesome pictures of dogs camping, or just want to try something new that your dog will enjoy, here are some tips for how to hike safely with your dog. #1 Bring Enough Water For [...]

Risks & Rewards: Should I Get My Dog MicroChipped?

By | 2017-05-05T16:41:38+00:00 September 12th, 2016|dog health, Dog Safety, Dog Wellness|

  Microchipping your dog can be the determining factor in whether your dog comes home safely after being lost. However, we know there’s a lot of hesitation that comes with putting your dog through any kind of invasive procedure. If you’re on the fence about whether or not to microchip your dog, this guide will [...]

What Is Submissive Urination And How Do I Stop It?

By | 2017-08-23T16:55:50+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Dog Behavior, dog health, Dog Wellness|

  Submissive urination is a fairly common problem, especially with smaller dogs and puppies. However, sometimes it can be difficult to determine if the urination is caused by other issues, such as: Urinary Incontinence Urinary Tract Infection Incomplete house-training The following guide can help you determine whether your dog is submissively urinating, and give you [...]

Safety Guide: 5 Steps to “Puppy Proof” Your Home

By | 2017-05-05T16:27:14+00:00 August 29th, 2016|dog toys, Dog Wellness, Pup Academy, puppy training|

  It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of  getting a new puppy. However, it is incredibly important that you take precautions and prepare for their arrival beforehand. Puppies are at their most vulnerable age and pretty much need to be protected from everything (including themselves). Here’s how you can “puppy proof” your [...]

3 Easy Ways To Soothe Your Dog’s Upset Stomach

By | 2017-05-05T17:10:55+00:00 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 [...]

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

By | 2017-08-23T15:52:51+00:00 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 [...]

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

By | 2017-05-05T16:58:19+00:00 July 25th, 2016|dog care, dog diet, dog health, Dog Wellness|

  We’ve all had this problem before. Your dog gets a whiff 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 [...]

Safety Guide: Bloat Can KILL Your Dog Quick

By | 2016-11-11T17:40:23+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Dog Wellness, Uncategorized|

What is Bloat, And How Do I Recognize The Symptoms In My Dog? Bloat is the second leading killer of dogs, with a mortality rate of nearly 50%. It is absolutely crucial that you understand the signs and symptoms to prevent injury or death arising from bloat. New pet owners may not have even heard [...]