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.
All dog owners know how hard it is to sleep at night listening to the sound of your dog repeatedly licking his paws or shaking his head. Why is he doing that? He may also be showing other symptoms such as hives, or red and itchy skin. Maybe you’ve witnessed excessive scratching, or him rubbing his body against furniture or face into the carpet? Chances are he is allergic to fleas, or something in his diet or environment, and needs your help.
This may seem like a trivial subject, however, there are a lot of things to consider when choosing a dish for your dog.
Most pet supplies stores offer various styles, costs, materials, sizes, and heights. How do you decide what would work best for you and your dog lifestyles?
As a dog owner, it is important to know which toys are best for your dog, and why they are beneficial. Take into account not only the health and physical benefits of a new toy, but also the intellectual perks! This list breaks down the most popular kinds of toys, and why they are loved by our four-legged friends!
Dogs are naturally protective. They see visitors as one of two things: friends or intruders. From a dog’s point of view, a postal worker/mailman who comes most days carrying packages with strange smells, and who is not introduced, is a trespasser! Their instinct kicks in and they start barking to eliminate the ‘threat’. Once the postal worker leaves, your dog feels relieved and like they have accomplished their task. This reinforces their behavior and they continue to repeat it.
February is Responsible Pet Ownership Month. We are using this month to celebrating man’s best friend and all the joy they bring to our lives; An opportunity to educate families on the responsibilities of owning a dog.
The American Kennel Club (AKC) describes these pint-sized pooches as “graceful, charming, and sassy.” Their pocket-sized portability and irresistible cuteness make them an attractive pet. Do you know just how popular they are among dog owners in America, where they originated, or that they come in more colors than you’ll find in a bag of M&M’s? Read on to find out more Chihuahua facts!
We’re just a few weeks into 2018 and most of you are hopefully sticking to your diets, workout plans, and keeping your budgets tight. Have you considered your puppy’s resolution? January is an important month for new puppy owners, it’s National Train Your Dog Month! So help start your four-legged friend down the right, “good boy”, path this year!