Transporting a Dog

How to Transport a Dog or a Newly Adopted Dog? There are thousands of dogs all over the country who are just waiting to be adopted. And, there are tons of dog lovers out there who would love to adopt a dog! One of the main problems is getting that adoptable dog to its new family. Not only is cost a problem for many families, but finding the right dog for that family is tricky as well. Not all dogs are [...]

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Fences for Fido

Have you ever heard of Fences for Fido? Well we’d love to introduce you to them! We are not associated with them in any way so don’t think this is a paid blog just to advertise for them! We came across their story and thought it was such a cool concept so we wanted to share their story with you. Fences for Fido is a non-profit organization based out of Oregon. They are 100% operated by volunteers. Their name pretty [...]

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How to Potty Train Your Dog to Go Outside

Have you ever tried training your dog by using bells? This method is referred to as bell training. The main goal of bell training is to get your dog to tell you when he or she has to go outside to relieve themselves.We carry a line of training bells called PoochieBells. They are one of the original bell training companies and they have created an awesome product! According to PoochieBells, bell training is defined as a method of teaching [...]

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Gifts That Dogs Give Us

Does your dog give you gifts? Well, a recent photo of Oprah’s dogs got us thinking. You can see the picture below: >Credit to Instagram/Oprah It was Oprah’s birthday and she has a whole herd of fur children. Every year on her birthday her long time “manfriend” hand writes notes from each one of her dogs and presents them along with beautiful flowers. The notes include little milestones and memories that happened throughout the year. We began with the question, “does your [...]

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Massage for Dogs?

This past week we decided to tackle the stack of magazines that piled up from the last few months. The majority of households have this pile – whether it be bills, magazines, books, or anything that takes longer than 2 minutes to read or check off the to-do list. One of the magazines in this pile was Oprah Magazine (one of our favorites!) Every month they put out a diverse mix of fun, educational, and heartfelt pieces. As we [...]

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Second Hand Smoke and Pets

Is Second Hand Smoke Bad for Pets? We recently asked our social media followers if they thought second hand smoke applied to humans, as well as pets. Survey says…yes! Some of the responses were “for sure” and “100 percent”. The original question came to us as we were driving by a beautiful farm in the early morning hours. The sun was shining and the grass was a bright green. It was a beautiful morning. Then we saw a horse being [...]

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Study Finds Heart Rate of Dog and it’s Human Sync When Together

Ever feel like you are simpatico with your dog? Well you’re not the only one and there is recent proof that shows why you may feel this way. A study done by Melbourne’s Monash University found that the heart rates of a dog and its human become in sync when they are together. The study is called the Hearts Aligned project. The researchers of this study strapped on heart rate monitors and then separated and reunited three dogs and [...]

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Super Bowl 50 Themed Puppy Chow

With Super Bowl 50 coming up this weekend we decided to make Super Bowl themed puppy chow! Puppy chow is the perfect dessert to serve after you “chow” down all those chips, dips, and wings during the game. Puppy chow is easy to make and easy to eat. It’s finger food – perfect for game day! And why puppy chow, do you ask? Well, we are dog lovers of course! So we are game for anything that is dog themed. The [...]

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The Benefits of Giving Ginger to Your Dog

Ginger has recently become an extremely popular ingredient in recipes. One of the main reasons for this is because of its healing properties. Some of ginger’s known benefits include easing upset stomachs, reducing inflammation, and aiding in digestion. These benefits also apply to dogs! Read our latest article to find out how ginger helps dogs. Plus, find out how much ginger you should feed your dog. Serving sizes of ginger varies depending on the size of your dog. It’s very [...]

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New Dog Breeds Recognized by the American Kennel Club

Dog breeds must first be entered into the AKC’s miscellaneous class before being officially recognized and designated into a specific group. New dog breeds stay in the miscellaneous class for approximately 1 to 3 years. During these years, the AKC contacts the National Breed Club for this breed. The club’s responsibility is to maintain healthy breeding, have the breed compete and enter events, and record how many dogs and litters were born during this period. This allows the AKC [...]

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