THE DOG BLOG

  1. 8 Tips for Keeping Fido Calm this 4th of July

    While the Fourth of July fireworks can be a treat for humans, they can be quite frightening to mans best friend. More pets end up in shelters during the fourth of July holiday than any other time of the year. Dogs have super sensitive hearing and are known to bolt when frightened. These tips can help fido stay safe and calm this Independence Day.

     

    Keep Your Dog Indoors

    Even with a fenced in yard, dogs can be expert escape artist when they fear their life is in danger. Every year July 4th brings an upswing in lost dogs. Keep your pup indoors on July 4th, and even with a fenced in yard, consider walking them on a leash when they need to us the bathroom. Dogs can easily climb a fence, or even dig under it.

     

    Make Some (White) Noise

    Crank up the volume on a white noise

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  2. Pet IDs 101

    That heart-stopping moment when you realize fido has gone missing. You left the front door cracked while you ran to the mailbox, the landscaper forgot to close the gate, or fido dug under the fence. You start to panic and hope that you’ve done everything right so they can be reunited as quickly as possible.

    The good news is that you can prepare in advance to make reunification much easier. Below we’ll cover the top way you can protect fido:

     

    Pet ID Tag

    A Pet ID Tag is your dog's first line of protection in the event they go missing. Anyone they come in contact with should be able to easily read the ID and reach out to you.

    What info should be on

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  3. What are the Toughest Toys?

    We are frequently asked what the absolute toughest toys for aggressive chewers are. The below toys are our Staff Picks for the toughest of tough chews. The list consist of several items from each category of toy, listed in the order of the durability.  If you have any questions, or want recommendation based on your dogs breed/size/age we would be more than happy to help. Contact us here and provide us with some details about your pup. Now for the list:

     

    Rings

    Ring shaped chews are one of the most durable designs since no small parts are sticking out of the toy for the dog to leverage their chewing power.

     

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  4. Finding the Right Dog Toy

    Dogs are naturally active and curious animals. They need variety of toys to keep them engaged and happy. With the vast assortment of toys to choose from, it is a bit of a challenge to find the right dog toy for your pet. Age and size of your pet, his level of aggression, the toy’s purpose, and pet safety are all things to consider when buying a toy.

    Pet Safety
    The most important consideration when picking a toy is your pet’s safety. Look for items that fit his age group and size when shopping.

    Age
    As your pup ages, his needs will change. A young puppy will need som

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