Archives for Dog Ownership

Dog Whistle Essentials – What You Need to Know

Do you need a dog whistle? What’s the best dog whistle for you and your dog? The answers are not quite as simple as you think.   Let’s start with the first question first. Do You Need a Dog Whistle? The key feature of any dog whistle is that the sound carries further and more clearly than your voice. You can communicate with your dog at a distance and when out of sight. Hunters and herders use whistles to communicate with
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Why Does Dog Grooming Near Me Cost So Much?

Dog Grooming Near Me. That’s what I searched for when I needed to find a dog groomer but I quickly found out that not all ‘dog grooming near me’ met the needs of my dog or myself.   What Needs? Well, to begin with, the location – dog grooming near me – is about my convenience and bears no relationship to: the services I needed for my dog what was offered by the grooming salon, the prices charged, the cleanliness and
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Lost Dog Alert. What Would You Do First?

A lost dog is every dog owners nightmare. The American Humane Association estimates that over 10 million dogs and cats will be lost or stolen in the U.S. EVERY year. 1 in 3 pets will become lost at some point during their life.
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How to Stop a Dog from Digging

So your dog is an excavating machine, and your lawn looks more like a beach than a back yard. We’ll show you how to stop a dog from digging, but first you need to understand exactly what’s affecting your dog.   When it’s More Than a Digging Problem… Dogs dig for many reasons, but problem digging has 5 main causes. The worst of these is when it’s just one part of  broader ‘Crazy Dog Behavior‘ where your dog also barks
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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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The Best Dog Food Will Help Your Dog Thrive

tbest dog food How do you make the decision of what is the best dog food for your dog? The sheer amount of food choices available leave most dog owners confused and more than a little frustrated. Many dog owners use one or more of these sources in their decision-making. Do you? Dog food marketing ads. Your budget and what you can afford. Internet forums. Your personal beliefs and philosophies. A friend’s advice. Your dog’s preference. Availability. The internet. Your
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The Busy Dog Owners Way to Quickly Selecting the Best Dog Beds

Our research on the 3 Biggest Mistakes people make with Dog Beds revealed the importance of a dog bed’s size, style and machine washability. We were shocked when we researched how most dog beds were made.   Did You Know? Many dog beds contain materials that can actually be hazardous to dogs. Dog beds are often unhygienic – and yet they sit within the family home. Very few dog beds are made of fabric that is suitable for dogs. Zippers used in
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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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Small Dogs Rule!

Small dogs rule! Pound for pound, they pack in more personality and performance than their big cousins. If you own one or want one, check out this list of great things about small dogs.   Why Small Dogs Rule Let’s get straight into what makes small dogs so great. If you have other ideas we should mention, let us know in the comments.   1. They Live Longer That’s right. The small dog breeds generally live for 12 – 14 years, while
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