Archives for Dog Crates, Carriers and Cages

How To Potty Train a Puppy and Make Sure it Sticks

Learn how to potty train a puppy the right way so you never get that nasty, smelly surprise when you come home. Most dog owners don’t know there’s a second, important part to the process.   There are Two Parts to Potty Training The first part everyone knows about. It’s the teaching part, educating your puppy on where they should be going potty. We’ll take you through the steps and include some great tips to help your success. The second part
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What Dog Owners Forget When Planning a DIY Dog Crate

A DIY Dog crate (and dog cage) can be used in so many practical ways. Training your dog to use a crate as their special place can be a life saver if you need to move your dog. A dog crate can also be very helpful in eliminating unwanted dog behavior. You may be surprised to learn that humans and dogs do not see or associate a dog crate in the same way. Do you see crates for dogs or a dog cage as
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Time Saving Guide to Crates For Dogs

Crates for dogs can be confusing; like walking through a maze. There seem to be so many available that can serve different purposes and meet different needs – for both the dog and dog owner. We will give you the low-down on dog crates and dog cages so you can quickly and easily get to the fundamentals of each type. For more information about how dog owners are using dog crates read our recent articles on Dog Crate Training and DIY
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How a Dog Seat Belt Can Save Your Dogs Life

  A Dog Seat Belt Is Not A Mere Accessory!   The THREE critical safety benefits for your dog in a moving car are met simply and inexpensively with a dog seat belt. So why do 98% of dog owners ignore the safety of their dog? Is it as simple as spelling it out? We hope so because currently unrestrained dogs in cars cause over 30,000 car accidents in the U.S.   Dog Car Seats and Accessories Most of these come in a range of sizes
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Here’s How A Dog Carrier Gives You More Time With Your Dog

  What Is A Dog Carrier? A Dog Carrier is precisely what it claims to be and that is a ‘carrier’ for a dog.   When Is A Dog Carrier Useful? The use of a dog carrier is becoming increasingly popular with dog owners. A dog carrier can make life much easier when there is a need to transport or travel with a dog. It provides a safe and (hopefully) comfortable space for your dog while leaving you stress-free and able to
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Don’t Make These Mistakes When Selecting a Dog Bed

The right DIY Dog Bed could influence your dog to stay in his dog bed through the night. image source Your dog’s sleeping patterns can be interrupted for a variety of reasons so you will need to find out why and fix the cause so that your dog gets adequate rest. If your dog’s sleeping problems have developed recently then it could be either a medical or behavior problem that is causing the disturbance. A visit to the vet can eliminate any concerns
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Are You Responsible for a Crazy Dog?

So, you have a crazy dog. Are they really crazy, or is something or someone (probably you) making them act crazy? You’ll change your mind after you read this.   Crazy Dog Basics Before we go too deep down the rabbit hole, what do we mean by ‘crazy’? Can dogs actually be crazy? Sure can! Visit a dog pound and see dogs that have been caged for too long – they’re often depressed. Dogs can carry the mental scars from mistreatment, which can show as
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10 Top Tips for the Best Dog Crate Covers

Dog Crate Covers. How do you even begin to choose the right one for your dog’s crate when there are so many to pick from? We have narrowed it down to the basics for you to make it easy to choose your dog’s crate cover. We’ve been digging through the literally thousands of available options and have come up with the 10 Top Tips for the Best Dog Crate Covers. We have evaluated the seller’s claims and assessed this against
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Dog Stroller: Never Leave Your Dog Behind

  A Dog Stroller is more than a convenience or the latest must-have accessory for dog lovers. There are some excellent reasons to consider a dog stroller for your dog. A lazy dog (or dog owner) or a dog that misbehaves on a leash are not reasons; they’re simply excuses.   What Is A Dog Stroller? Dog strollers are conceptually similar to a child’s stroller – but a dog stroller is made specifically for a dog’s safety and comfort needs. You wouldn’t
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How to Solve 7 Common Dog Crate Training Dramas

  Why You Should Persevere with Dog Crate Training Are you struggling with dog crate training your dog? Do you think that crating your dog in a dog crate is cruel? Or akin to putting your dog in a prison? Well, rest assured that dogs don’t think like humans. They also see things much simpler than humans. Your dog will not think that a dog crate is a prison unless you make it so. A dog crate is not a
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