Puppy Mills: Why They Exist & How to Stop Them

Puppy Mills: Why They Exist & How to Stop Them

Puppy mills, for those who don’t yet know, are entities that breed puppies for profit and have extremely poor living conditions for the dogs they are breeding and their pups. There’s a reason pet stores across America don’t advertise where they get their puppies and kittens from: no one would buy them… 

Preparing Your Pup for New Year’s Eve!

Preparing Your Pup for New Year’s Eve!

New Year’s festivities are right around the corner! It’s a time to celebrate, be with loved ones, stay up late, and watch the beautiful fireworks bloom in the night sky. It’s also a great time to get out and about with our pups. However, some of us have dogs that are afraid of many things. This can lead to people staying locked inside with their dogs and avoiding all of the fun. You may even have a dog that is afraid of loud noises…

Keep the Paws Off These Halloween Treats!

Keep the Paws Off These Halloween Treats!

As the bags and buckets of treats are poured out on the carpet by the kids on Halloween, it’s easy for things to get lost under their bed and swept under the couch. This can be bad news if you have pups running around the house that don’t know any better. We want you to know the dangers that these Halloween goodies can pose to your furry friends to ensure that your dogs remain out of harm’s way.

Why Walk Your Dog?

Why Walk Your Dog?

One of the first questions I ask new clients is: “How much do you exercise your dog?” Many people just resort to telling me what a large backyard they have. I tell them to stay in the house and yard and then I’ll come back and check on them in about a week. No work. No school. No stores, etc; only the house and the yard. Would you have cabin fever? Wouldn’t you feel cooped up and bored?

A Dog’s Work vs. Vacation

A Dog’s Work vs. Vacation

Do you work before you get a vacation?  Are you tired when you get home after a long day at work?  Has your day been mentally taxing?  Were you using a lot of brain power?  Does anyone feel sorry for you for putting in a good day at work? Well, dogs need work too…