Whip up some homemade treats for your pup!

Do you want to go above and beyond, and treat your pup to some fresh goodies? You’re in luck! We have compiled a few easy recipes for homemade biscuits, and even a dog-safe birthday cake! 1. Homemade Peanut Butter Biscuits:  Ingredients:  2/3 cup pumpkin puree ¼ cup peanut butter  2 large eggs 3 cups whole…

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Keep your pup properly socialized

While a balanced diet, mental stimulation, proper medical care, and frequent exercise are all required for a dog’s health, proper socialization to other dogs and people is just as important –socialization is the key to overall health, wellness, and happiness of dogs.  Dogs that aren’t properly socialized pose a risk to not only themselves, but…

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Keep an eye on those sweetners!

It’s no secret that sweeteners — both artificial and natural — may not be the healthiest choice for our bodies. It’s important to recognize that this popular additive in your diet may actually be poisonous to your pet. Obviously, human foods aren’t created for dogs, but many of us are guilty of tossing scraps to…

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Know your litter box options

Choosing the right litter and litter box can be overwhelming with the amount of choices that are offered, but we’re here to help. We recommend that you have one litter box per cat in your house, plus one. Keep in mind that kittens need boxes with lower sides so that they can enter and exit…

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The importance of harnesses

More than likely, the warmer temps are pulling you and your pup outside for more frequent walks. It’s important to recognize that your dog may need more than just a simple leash and collar for its walk. If your dog is prone to pulling, a harness can give you more control during the walk, as…

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Keep the mud outdoors

Yet again, Mother Nature has graciously granted us the gift of springtime. With the thawing of the earth, are you struggling to keep your house and floors clean after Fido’s playtime? Don’t worry! We’ve got you, and Fido, covered. A popular new item we like to recommend is the Mudbuster Paw Cleaner. This is a…

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The importance of probiotics

As humans, we benefit from daily vitamins, and probiotics help maintain our overall health. It’s important to note that your pet will benefit from them, as well. Probiotics area a super important factor for your pet’s health, as they are the “good” bacteria that enter your pup’s gut, helping to breakdown and digest food. Aside…

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Is your dog stressed?

Stress in dogs is actually very common, and can be caused by a lot of different factors. It is important to know how to recognize and treat these factors, as a stressed dog can be at risk for many larger health conditions.  If a dog is stressed, they will often experience diarrhea, constipation, or other…

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How to introduce a new pet into the home

Bringing a new pet into the home can be tricky, especially if you already have pets in the home. Here are a few tips to help make the transition go as smoothly as possible.  When you first bring your new pet home, it’s important to let it familiarize themselves with their new environment. We recommend…

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What to look for in a doggy daycare

Picking a daycare for your fur baby isn’t always an easy decision, as you want them to be in the best hands possible when they aren’t with you. Since there are so many doggy daycares for one to choose, all with different things to offer, we decided to give some helpful tips of things you…

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Ward off obesity in pets

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention 58% of cats and 53% of dogs in America are obese, and the repercussions that follow this can be very serious.  A lot of pets are overweight for the simple fact that American cultures pair together the concept of love and food. We love our pets and…

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