News

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

What are the Smartest Dog Breeds?

What Are the Smartest Dog Breeds?

How do you define a dog’s intelligence? To determine what makes a dog “smart” experts look at their instincts, obedience, and adaptability. Some dogs may be superior in one or two of these areas but lack in another. For example, Terriers aren’t great at taking directions, but they have an excellent sense of hearing. Experts…

Tips for Leaving Your Dog Home Alone

Tips for Leaving Your Dog Home Alone

Having a dog at home with you is a wonderful and amazing thing. A dog is a human’s best friend, and they bring us a variety of joys, such a playmate, cooking buddy, or just someone to lounge around. Even with all these perks, one of the main reasons people are deterred from getting a…

Traveling with Your Dog

Traveling with Your Dog

With the holidays right around the corner, you and your family may have plans to travel during this season. Whether you’re traveling by car, plane, or another form, traveling can always be a little stressful. Add your dog into the equation and it can be even a little more overwhelming. Luckily there are plenty of…

Why Dogs Sneeze

Why Dogs Sneeze

We sneeze often and its not that big of a deal! It can be caused by a lot of different things: allergies, a cold, smelling something, etc. While we don’t usually think anything of our own sneezes, hearing your dog sneeze can sometimes be a funny or alarming thing to hear. However it is very…

How to act around service dogs.

How to Act Around Service Dogs

If you’re a dog lover and dog owner, you probably have the urge to pet every dog you see. It is easy for us to get so caught up in a new pup’s cuteness that we forget the dog may be hard at work. There are over 387,000 service dogs in the US working every day…

Tough dog toys for dogs that chew.

Tough Toys for Dogs that Chew

Dogs love their toys and we love to spoil them! It is always so fun running into a store to grab your pup a new toy. But sometimes it can be pretty frustrating to have your dog chew up that toy in less than a week. Some dogs just love to chew. Whether you’re trying…

Why does my dog itch?

Why is My Dog Itching?

Your dog scratching or itching every once in a while is totally normal and common. It’s just something dogs do! But when you notice it starts to become more severe, that’s when you may suspect it is more than just their regular itch. There are so many different things that can cause your dog to…

How to know if your dog is injured.

Knowing if Your Dog is Injured

Since us humans have the ability to speak, it is pretty easy for us to express to our friends and family when something is hurting us or we’re in pain. Some of us probably complain too much! On the other hand, it can be hard for us to read our dog’s emotions and what they’re…

Can My Dog Have Seasonal Allergies?

Spring and summer can mean a lot of amazing things are around us! Great weather, fun activities with family, and time to spend with our dogs! However, there can also be some struggles that we and our dogs may face. That includes seasonal allergies. Just like we can experience the annoyances of allergies, including itchy…