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Moving with Your Dog

Moving is stressful for us, but imagine being a dog. Your humans are packing away all your things, but you have no idea where you are even going! We know they will love their new homes, but we need to make sure the process is as stress-free as possible for our beloved pets. Here are some things to think about when it comes to moving with your dog. While Packing You can always train and treat your dog around packing and boxes. If they seem to be bothered by the loud noises of the tape and boxes moving, make them a safe area…

5 Homemade Dog Biscuit Recipes

National Dog Biscuit day is here and these recipes are perfect for you to make for your dog and their friends. So, start planning a doggie play date for a time when you and your friends can go on a baking spree and make these 5 homemade dog biscuit recipes that will make their tails wag! Peanut Butter Biscuits Peanut Butter Biscuits are always a huge hit. They are easy to make and form into a customized shape too. Break out the cookie cutters and get to work! At 350 degrees, pop these puppies in for around 15-20 minutes until fully…

Can I Get COVID-19 From My Dog?

There have been very few cases of COVID-19 in canines. COVID-19 is in the Corona virus family. Many of these viruses can be passed between humans and animals. This particular virus seems to be extremely contagious human to human, but not from human to dog. However, the questions still remains – can I get COVID-19 from my dog? There have been a select few dogs that were infected by COVID-19 in the world, but none were seen to exhibit any symptoms, and none have died. These dogs caught the virus when in contact with a human who was extremely ill. It has actually infected more…

Top Questions to Ask When Booking a Pet-Friendly Hotel

Pets are part of the family, and many people decide to bring their pets along on their travel plans. If you aren’t the camping type, the chances of staying in a hotel or Airbnb are high. Treat your hotel like a rental to make sure your pet is even allowed. Some places have limitations on the age or the amount of pets you can have. Make sure you ask these top questions when booking a pet-friendly hotel on your next trip. Are there any extra fees or deposits? @flowersbynini Always make sure there are no hidden fees or costs before booking…

What You Should Know Before Adopting a Shelter Dog

A large percentage of the population now believes that one of the most ethical ways to find a dog that is right for your family is to adopt from a shelter. Sometimes a shelter doesn’t have the right fit, but many times you can find your diamond in the “ruff” if you are patient! Here is what you should know before adopting a shelter dog. Source It is always good to ask about where the dog came from. You can gather a lot of information from the background that the shelter may have, so don’t be afraid to ask. For…

5 Questions to Ask Your Dog Sitter

When you plan to go away on vacation or a weekend getaway, make sure you hire a sitter for your dogs. You don’t want just anyone, because this person will be taking care of your home as well. Dog sitters should always make time to meet your family before they stay in your house. This also gives you time to show them how to get into the house or give them a key to borrow. Ask as many questions as you can beforehand and then these 5 questions to your dog sitter in-person when they meet your dog before your…

Dog Friendly Birthday Cake

It’s your dogs birthday and it’s essential to celebrate! What’s a better way to spoil your pet than with some dog friendly birthday cake? These recipes are very mild and are suitable for most dogs. However, don’t forget that if your dog has a sensitive stomach or a special prescription diet, please consult your veterinarian before feeding them any cake. Get the banners and confetti out; here are some amazing and healthy recipes to try at home today! Don’t be afraid to dress them up and sprinkle some dog treats or kibble on top too! Apple Banana Cake with Peanut…

Eco-Friendly Dog Travel Kit

While people continue to do their part for the environment, we can’t forget about the impact of pet ownership on the environment. In this article you will find eco-friendly items that you can use for your dog everyday and as a part of a travel kit. There are many things that we need to prepare for and pack on a trip with our dogs. Here are the most important items to consider: @thenortherndogs 1. Collar Some pet owners may choose to keep a collar on their dog all year round, but some store it away. There are many hemp, recycled plastic,…

3 Pupsicle Recipes for Your Dog

Pupsicles are one of the best forms of enrichment we can offer our dogs. They are fun and easy to make, but you can also store them in the freezer for months! A cold treat on a hot summer day is exactly what your dog is begging for. Keep reading to find out 3 pupsicles recipes for your dog that are healthy and safe. Smoothie Pupsicle Recipe Using the blender to mix up ingredients is a great way to make many pupsicles at one time. Simply add their favorite fruit, yogurt, and a fun flavor such as peanut butter or…

Tips for Creating a Dog-Friendly Patio

Summertime is here and families will be spending a lot more time outside with their dogs. Patios are the perfect place for barbeques and parties, but also dog playdates! If you want to adapt your patio to be dog-friendly, here are some important points to think about. @Our_Long_Strange_Trip Plants Plants are essential when creating a beautiful, outdoor patio, but some are very poisonous to dogs. Stay away from Tulips, Lily of the Valley, and Autumn Crocus, just to name a few. Keep expensive flowers up high and vegetable gardens in a raised bed above dog eye-level. Stick to large, safe shrubs and herbs like…