Dog Nail Care: Trimming with Clippers vs. Grinding with a Dremel

No dog looks forward to nail trims. Most owners trim dog nails with clippers, which can easily injure the dog and permanently traumatize them. Trimming your dog’s nails with clippers comes with many safety risks, and that’s why groomers recommend switching to a dremel. Here’s why grinding your dog’s nails with a dremel is the […]

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The Importance of Vaccinations for Dogs

Many pet parents are hesitant about vaccines. They assume their dogs will never contract a deadly virus, so the shots aren’t necessary. But vaccines are the reason why so many pups stay healthy their whole lives! Rabies, distemper and parvovirus are extremely deadly, which is why many boarding facilities can’t allow unvaccinated dogs in the […]

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The Stages of Puppy Socialization

Knowing puppy socialization stages is essential to helping your puppy grow into a confident dog. Socialization stages also address puppy fear periods, where your puppy may react more to new situations and people. Here are the distinct socialization stages and what you can introduce to your puppy during those times: Curiosity period (five to seven […]

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What Is Bloat Disorder?

There is an excellent reason you don’t typically want to exercise your dog for at least an hour after eating. Bloat disorder, also known as gastric torsion/gastric dilation volvulus, often arises if dogs exercise too soon after eating. It causes stomach distension in dogs, and it can turn deadly. Large breeds are more vulnerable to […]

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How to Properly Introduce a New Puppy

Bringing home a new puppy or adult dog is an exciting time—but if you already have pets, walking through the front door with your new dog can be a disaster if you’re not careful. Continue reading to learn how to introduce a new puppy to your existing dog to ensure things go as smoothly as […]

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