Clicker Training Your Dog

If you know anything about dogs (and I really hope that you do because we make such amazing furr-ever friends), you probably know that there are a few things in life that pretty much always grab our attention. One of our all-time favorites include treats (oh yes, oh yes, oh YES!) and – while not always a favorite, but one that’s guaranteed to make our ears perk up and our head tilt sideways – unusual sounds. Put those two things together and you actually have the basis for what you human beings like to refer to as clicker training.

Cold Weather and Your Canine Companion

The first day of winter – which was also National Keep Pets Safe in Winter Day – has long since passed, but the risks associated with me and my furry friends being exposed to chilly weather are still cold hard facts. I’m fortunate that my Husky coat provides me with some awesome insulation, but even […]

The Benefits of Adopting a Dog Instead of Buying One

I hope that you don’t take this the wrong way, but I have to confess that I’ve always been slightly confused by the reaction that many human beings seem to have to the concept of dog adoption. If you’re wondering how a handsome Husky like me has ever even encountered such a subject, trust me […]

Where To Buy your Dog?

The pros and cons of dealing with different dog sources. With so many dogs available for adoption or sale, you wouldn’t think we’d need to write an article about such a topic. Think of this as more of a pros and cons tip sheet; a listing of things that you should consider in relation to […]

The Cost of Dog Ownership

Seeing a box of adorable puppies available free at the local farmer’s market can cause almost anyone to lose touch with reality. Such people might suddenly find themselves at home with a new bundle of furry joy but absolutely no supplies on hand to properly take care of their new companion. Whether dog ownership comes […]

Choosing a Healthy Dog

Regardless if you’ve decided to get a purebred dog or a loving “mutt,” you’ll want to make sure that the dog you’re interested in offering your heart and home to is as healthy as they are happy. To help you make such a decision, we’d like to recommend that you follow a few general guidelines […]

Treating Your Dog to Chocolate

OK – we get it. Dogs really do understand that many human beings like chocolate almost as much as they like their canine companions. Combining those two loves also seems like a favorite bipedal pastime as I’ve truly lost count of how many furry pals I’ve met at the local doggy park that are named […]

The Benefits of Grooming Your Dog

The short-term and long-term benefits of primping your pooch

The Benefits of Dog Ownership

The expected and unexpected bonuses of adding a dog to your family

Types of Dog Food

How to choose the right food for your canine companion