What does a dog need to be happy? There is a lot of debate about this in the pet community, but I am personally a firm believer that the bare basics (food, water, shelter, regular vet visits and cuddles) aren’t really enough for a well-rounded canine life. Like us, they need adventure, fun and socialization, but coming up with new, dog-friendly activities can be a challenge. So here to help are 15 friendly suggestions to increase your dog’s happiness: (more…)
Itty-bitty bite-sized treats that will make a huge impression whenever you entertain canine guests. Plus, they will make your kitchen smell amazing! Part crunchy crouton, part moreish cracker, these pint-sized poppers make a pretty pet-friendly addition to any festive fall tabletop. Plus the pups are sure to guzzle them down faster than a turkey can say ‘gobble!’ (more…)
We all want to treat our pets to the very best care, goodies and fun, but sometimes (especially in this economy) pet owners need to be mindful of budgets. Here are five easy ways to spoil your dog without breaking the bank or sacrificing goodies! (more…)
Do you have dog who loves to fetch tennis balls, sticks, a Frisbee or any other toy that can be thrown a delightful distance? No? Well, that’s okay.
Most dogs adore the prospect of being allowed to run wildly after a moving object and while some quickly discover the brilliant practice of having their owner throw such an object over and over and over again, some pups miss the biscuit entirely. So how do you teach your canine chum the mystery of fetch and to actually bring – the – ball – BACK? (more…)
There are no words to describe how much I love dogs and animals. There really aren’t! And every time I read a report about animal neglect or hear about the horrific conditions that so many lovely dogs and animals have to endure every day all over the world, my heart collapses. I feel crushed and hopelessly ineffectual because often times animal welfare issues seem too big for one person to take on and solve alone. (more…)