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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…

How To Read Your Dog's Pedigree

How To Read Your Dog’s Pedigree

If you are interested in adding a purebred puppy to your family, the breeder should always provide his pedigree before you make a commitment. Simply put, a dog’s pedigree is basically his family tree. Normally, a breeder will provide a pedigree showing parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. Knowing your dog’s history and who his relatives are…

Amazon Prime Day of 2020

Amazon Prime Day of 2020: Finding the Best Deals on Dog Supplies

The actual date of Amazon Prime Day is yet to be confirmed, but it’s always better to be prepared ahead of time. Prime Day is the perfect opportunity for you to load up on dog supplies with some awesome discounts on dog food, treats, grooming supplies, and of course, toys. The trick is to find…

College Station Dog Parks Reopen & Safety Tips

As of Monday, May 11, many College Station dog parks have been reopened. While this is exciting news for dogs and pet owners alike, there are still safety regulations in place that you need to be mindful of. Additionally, you should practice safe social distancing to continue limiting the spread of COVID-19. Read on to…

Is CBD oil for your dog safe?

Is CBD Oil Safe for My Dog?

As dog trainers we get all kinds of questions about new fads, treatments, and toys for dogs.  One of the most common subjects is CBD Oil for dogs.  We get all sorts of questions about whether CBD oil is good for dogs, what the benefits are, if there are any risks, if it’s right for…

Operation Giveback - Dog Training

Operation Giveback

The COVID-19 Pandemic affected us all and while we’re not out of the woods yet, there is a light at the end of the tunnel.  Now the work begins.  We’ll be getting back to dog training as soon as possible.    We all have a part to play as we put America back to work…

The Best Automatic Feeders for Dogs

The Best Automatic Feeders for Dogs

Mealtime is our furry friends’ favorite time of day. As creatures of habit, dogs prefer being fed at the same time of day. They also prefer scarfing down their food in a matter of seconds rather than taking their time to gradually eat bit by bit. To ensure your dog’s portion sizes, meal times, and…

How to Keep Your Dog Entertained When the Weather is Bad

How to Keep Your Dog Entertained When the Weather is Bad

In those chilly winter months or rainy spring days, the last thing you want to do is go outside. But rain or shine, your dog is going to have plenty of energy that they’ll need to exercise off. Play-time is essential for your dog’s mental and physical health, so we have some tips for activities…