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The Checklist for Adopting Dog Parents

The Checklist for Adopting Dog Parents

You've decided to adopt a dog. Congratulations! It will be one of the most rewarding relationships of your life. There are, however, a few questions you should consider before completing an adoption. Let's take a look.Can your current home accommodate the dog that you want to adopt?For instance, if you are renting your home, are dogs allowed? Is there an outdoor space for your dog? Will you have...

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How To Find The Best Dog Toys

How To Find The Best Dog Toys

If you are a dog owner then you know how important it is to keep your dog active and occupied during the day. Toys are a great way to help do that. Dog toys can serve several different purposes. They can help occupy time, encourage development and learning, provide comfort, prevent problem behaviors, improve dental health and most importantly, provide fun. There are few things to consider when...

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How To Choose The Best Dog Food

How To Choose The Best Dog Food

Dog owners are often overwhelmed by the number of options for dog food. All of them claim to be the best which makes it difficult to decide on the best option for your dog. We love our dogs and want them to enjoy their food but we also want to know that their food is safe and healthy for them.How do we know if a dog food is "good"? Dog food certainly doesn't seem very appealing to us humans....

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How To Choose A Dog Trainer

How To Choose A Dog Trainer

Choosing the right dog trainer can be a difficult and confusing process. Dog training is an unregulated industry. This means that anyone can claim to be a professional dog trainer without having any qualifications. Unfortunately, there are still those who use fear and pain to train dogs. Using these training tactics can lead to dogs becoming overly aggressive or developing severe anxiety. This...

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What You Should Know Before Adopting a Rescue Dog

What You Should Know Before Adopting a Rescue Dog

So, you're thinking about adopting a rescue dog. That's awesome! Every year over 3 million dogs will enter a shelter. Less than 50% of the dogs that enter a shelter are adopted and about 20% are euthanized. With intake rates at such high levels, many shelters struggle to find homes for these dogs and it's great that you are considering adding a rescue dog to your family.   What You Should...

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Why Dental Care is Critical to Your Dog’s Health

Why Dental Care is Critical to Your Dog’s Health

Dental health is a huge part of your dog's wellness. By the age of 3, most dogs will already show signs of periodontal disease. This can have a huge impact on their overall health.   What is Periodontal Disease?   Periodontal Disease (also called Gum Disease) is an infection that support and surround a dog's teeth. Without treatment, the infection can destroy the bone that supports the...

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