Playful dogs are a lot of fun, but an over-hyper dog can be problematic. Most of the time, the issue stems from boredom or a lack of stimulation. To address the situation, you need to assess the kind of activity your dog gets and the ways you’re interacting with him. Here are some simple tips you can try at home to help calm down your pooch.
With the busy puppy purchasing season in full swing, scammers are out there perfecting their craft with each victim. The Better Business Bureau warns consumers to watch out for fake websites preying on would-be pet owners.
As a dog owner, one of the biggest concerns should be your pups health. Unfortunately, it’s very easy for your dog to become overweight, and sometimes it’s hard to realize it. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, roughly 56 percent of dogs in the U.S. are overweight or obese. What’s ever harder to swallow is that more than 90 percent of owners do not recognize that their obese pets weighed more than they should. Since being overweight puts your dog at risk of many diseases, it’s important to recognize and prevent it.
Sometimes fate has a way of working out for the better. A case of fate is exactly what brought My Little Puppy sales associate, Maggie, and her dog, Remington James, together. Maggie happened across a woman that owned Remi, a Lhasa Apso, but could no longer take care of him and give him the attention that he needed. Remi was also bullied by the other two dogs that the lady owned. Maggie agreed to take in Remi to see how things would go. Fast forward almost a year and a half later and the two are inseparable!
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to run a small zoo? Louise Bartholomew, founder of MyLittlePuppy.com, might be able to give you some insight! She is a proud dog mom of eight English Bulldogs that run her house, also known as Bartholomew Bulldogs; Lia 5, Lexi 4, Jules 3, Bean 3, Ruger 3, Moxi 2, Riot 2, and Savy 8 months.
The relationship between your dog and your toddler or young child can be the absolute best relationship your child will ever know. It can teach empathy, love, companionship, responsibility, and more. Far too often, the potential for this wonderful experience is lost because parents don’t take the time to teach their child how to properly interact with their dog.