Growing up with dogs, I quickly learned that Easter, much like other Holidays, involved potential hazards for my pets.I recall as a young mom hiding the chocolate and plastic eggs for our yearly "Easter egg hunt," and then scouring the yard over and over to ensure that NO EGGS WERE LEFT BEHIND. Only once all … Continue reading Easter Pet Safety [Tips & Resources]
The children of today are the dog owners of tomorrow. Owning a dog can be a fun and rewarding experience, yet children are often unaware of the responsibilities involved. One way to help them understand the responsibility of dog ownership is by offering them educational books and material created especially for children. Stories provide children … Continue reading How To Help Children Learn Responsible Dog Ownership [Books and Resources]
Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend. --Corey Ford Congratulations on your new puppy! Please take a moment to watch these excellent short dog training videos by Zac George's Dog Training Evolution. They'll help you get off to a great start on your puppy parenting journey. I also suggest signing up for a puppy … Continue reading Excellent Dog Training Resource Videos
Do you need pet insurance? Yes, no, maybe, not sure? With so many pet insurance companies to choose from, I thought I'd share a wonderful site (consumeraffairs.com) which compares the top ten pet insurance providers. Consumer Affairs writes, "Pet insurance helps pet owners pay the cost of medical expenses if the pet becomes ill or … Continue reading Compare the Top 10 Pet Insurance Providers
BEWARE of Rawhide dog chews! They're possibly the most dangerous pet chew ever created! Read the following article by Rodney Habib, watch the video, and learn what it takes to make this toxic "raw" leather stick. Click here to read full article > Dogs Naturally Check out these 7 Healthy Alternatives to Rawhide Always … Continue reading BEWARE OF RAWHIDES!
Did you know that the products you are using to clean with may contain ingredients that are harmful to your pets? Keeping our home clean is part of maintaining a healthy environment for both our families and pets. Sadly, in our effort to keep everyone healthy, we could actually be exposing ourselves and our pets … Continue reading Pet Safe Cleaning Products
Would you know what to do if your dog stopped breathing? Here is some important information from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Read their guidelines and watch this excellent video to help you learn. Also, it's a good idea keep your regular and emergency vet number handy at all times, just in case! AVMA … Continue reading CPR Guidelines For Dogs