How to De-Skunk Your Dog

For me, it’s not a matter of ‘if’ we’ll get sprayed by a skunk, it’s more a matter of when. I’ve startled a skunk on more than one occasion while dog walking in the early evening, [...]

Dog Boots Offer Important Paw Protection

Photo credit: Ultra-Paws Dog Boots I used to laugh at pet owners who walked their dogs with little booties. I viewed it as an unnatural human to pet transference that wasn’t appropriate. However, now that I [...]

Raw Food Diet: Is it right for your dog or cat?

When we brought Bobby home at 8 weeks old nearly four years ago, we never assumed we’d one day be feeding him raw meat. However, life has a funny way of changing our philosophies and we’v [...]

Dog Park Etiquette for New Pet Owners

Most dogs enjoy running and playing in off-leash parks but it remains the responsibility of the pet owner to ensure it’s a safe and truly fun environment for everyone. From following the posted dog park rules [...]

Oatmeal Spice Dog Treat Recipe

My mom recently visited us for the holidays and had clipped a dog treat recipe from an issue of Woman’s Day. She decided to whip up a batch of the treats for Bobby and they turned [...]

Peanut Chicken Chunk Dog Treat Recipe

This is Bobby, our 4 month old Shiba Inu (and he’s an energetic little guy). I’ve been feeling like a bad father, having skipped his puppy training class this morning (for a variety of reasons). I [...]

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