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New Texas Law on Dog Restraints

New Texas Law on Dog Restraints

If you are or know a dog-parent in Texas, listen up! Texas has a new law on restraining dogs that could result in a fine of up to $2,000 and a Class B misdemeanor. Read on for more details about the Texas dog restraining laws. Restraint Law A new law from Senate Bill 5 will…

BBQ Guide for Dogs

BBQ Guide for Dogs

Dogs love a BBQ cookout just as much as their owners. But, are the sauce and meat safe for dogs? Read on to find out how to keep your pooch safe at the next BBQ and make a dog-friendly menu for your dog to join in on the fun. What’s Safe? It’s important to remember…

Dog Health from DNA Testing

Dog Health from DNA Testing

Any dog-owner knows that the day a surprise health diagnosis comes to light is the worst, but is there a way you and your pooch can avoid the out-of-the-blue shock? Canine DNA testing can be helpful in getting to know what conditions your pup can possibly have based on their personal DNA! Some results can…

Parasites In Dogs

Parasites in Dogs

Dog parents take their furry friend’s health very seriously, which is why hearing your dog has parasites is scary and confusing. So what exactly qualifies as a parasite? Well, parasites are organisms that live on another organism of a different species. The host provides the parasite with nutrients at the expense of themself. Parasites living…

Frozen Watermelon Dog Treats

Frozen Watermelon Dog Treats

Making cold dog treats is a great way to cool down your dog during a warm day. Watermelon treats are easy to make as you only need a seedless watermelon, trays, and a blender. These frozen treats are great for a dog as the texture is crunchy like a popsicle as opposed to rock hard…

When Should I Switch My Dog to Adult Dog Food

When Should I Switch My Dog to Adult Dog Food

Your dog deserves high-quality food no matter their age. While they’re puppies, their diet is focused on growth, but as they get older the shift focuses on a healthy weight maintenance. It’s important to know what kind of diet to switch your dog to and when to switch them to adult food. Some vet’s recommend…

2021's Best Dog Paw Washers

2021’s Best Dog Paw Washers

If your dog is an avid mud-puddle jumper or just can’t resist a good splash, you’ve probably dreaded the idea of taking them out because of the muddy mess that follows. But what if there was an easier solution than dragging your pooch to the bathroom that would make muddy paws neater to deal with?…

Keeping Your Dog Cool in Hot Weather

Keeping Your Dog Cool in Hot Weather

Most dogs can are very active in hot weather, especially when they get access to water and shade. Certain dogs have a greater appreciation for hot climates, and all dogs could benefit from extra TLC in the summer. Below will be some tips to keeping your dog from overheating. Keeping Cool Through Dog Days of…

Tips for Caring for a Dog as a College Student

Tips for Caring for a Dog as a College Student

We all know how chaotic and challenging College life can be, and adding a dog into your daily routine is definitely a decision worth pondering. But boy is it worth it! Dogs bring in tons of fun and excitement into our everyday, so why not bring one into College and create a bond for life…

Items That Will Help Make Your Dog’s Coat Shiny And Healthy

Items That Will Help Make Your Dog’s Coat Shiny And Healthy

As pet parents, we want our pups to feel and look their best! While regular brushing, bathing, and grooming are all essential, some dogs may suffer from skin allergies. WHich makes it more difficult to maintain a shiny coat. Seasonal changes, medical conditions, and diet can all have an effect on your dog’s skin and…

Keeping Your Dog Calm During Storms

Keeping Your Dog Calm During Storms

If your dog gets scared during storms, you’re not alone. It’s one of the most common fears of dogs. It will take some time and effort, but you can help your dog become more comfortable during storms. Let’s take a look at the signs, causes, and what we can do about it. Signs of fear…

Organizing Your Dogs Space

Organizing Your Dogs Space

Our dog’s toys can add up quickly and can become quite the annoyance when they are scattered throughout your home. If you find yourself tripping over dog toys it might be time to create a designated area for them. Along with toys, it’s a good idea to keep all grooming supplies, food and treats in…

Popular Family Dog Breeds

Popular Family Dog Breeds

When deciding if you want to add a furry friend to your family, it can be difficult to pick which type of dog will be the best fit. Many breeds make great family dogs, but some are better for suburban families, while others are better suited for families living in the city. Below are the…

Indoor Games & Activites for Dogs in 2020

Indoor Games & Activites for Dogs in 2020

Keeping your pet active is key in maintaining their good health. Particularly in winter, it’s important to keep your dog engaged. Here is a list of indoor activities and exercises that will keep him entertained: Hide and Seek – A great indoor game for active pets. Hide a toy or favorite treat and watch your…

Do Dogs Miss Their Friends?

Do Dogs Miss Their Friends?

Have you ever wondered if your dog misses another dog? Maybe his brother or sister passed away or he lost a human companion. Some dogs show signs of sadness, while others may display symptoms of negative behavior, and some may not show any sign of emotional suffering at all. Why is a Dog Mourning? A…

How to Help an Overheated Dog

How to Help an Overheated Dog

Dogs are intolerant of too much heat. So, it is crucial that you’re aware of the signs of heat stress or heat stroke, and how to treat your dog if they start to occur. If an animal experiences heatstroke, you may notice hyperventilation, excessive panting, dry gums that become pale, increased salivation, rapid pulse, confusion,…

Returning to Work? Tips for Preparing Your Dog

Returning to Work? Tips for Preparing Your Dog

The coronavirus has made us all stay home for quite some time now. But it’s not just humans who have been impacted. Our pets have grown accustomed to us being home 24/7. Now it’s time to start heading back to work, and you’re wondering how your pet will take it. Dr. John Howe, president of…

The Dangers of Dog Obesity

The Dangers of Dog Obesity

Did you know that 56% of dogs in the U.S. are classified as obese or overweight? Many pet parents don’t realize their pet is overweight, or they ignore the problem until it becomes a critical issue. Obesity in dogs is a major health threat. Not only can it decrease a dog’s lifespan, but its also…