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!
Raise your paw if you think New Year’s Eve celebrations are costly and over-dramatized. That is exactly why Callie Woods, our puppy specialist, says you should ring in the New Year with your pooch! Plus, he’ll love that midnight kiss! Toast to 2018 with your best furry friend, and follow Callie’s tips on making sure he has a great night.
We’re in the heart of the holiday season, and that means more dinners and meals with the ones we love, including our pups! While you’re chowing down, your pooch may give you third-degree puppy-dog eyes, so it’s good to know what holiday foods are canine-friendly and what keep away from them. You should check with your veterinarian about what foods are okay for your specific dog, but here are some suggestions on pet-friendly holiday grub.
When we see a well-behaved dog walking on a leash, we might not think of it as anything special. But it’s a skill that takes some time for both puppy and parent to learn. With a little bit of patience and calm direction, you can have your dog behaving on a leash and following your lead. Here are some steps to make leash training easier.
There’s no question that parenting a pooch can be rewarding. Now there’s proof that having a dog rewards people with longer, healthier lives. For instance, the American Heart Association has declared that having a dog lowers a person’s risk of heart disease even more than having cats. Another study has shown that older people with dogs have boosted neural activity compared to those without pets. Here are some of the ways a furry friend can help you live a healthier life.