Posted by Dan Hinds on 23rd Aug 2016
What are the benefits of owning a dog? We know about companionship and the beautiful stress-therapy that a good pet-session provides, but there are a lot of other, more subtle benefits too. Check them out below!
At this point, you’ve probably heard of Pokemon Go. It’s the mobile gaming VR experience that allows you to stare at your phone for long periods of time. However, unlike other games, this one actually makes you get up and walk around a little if you want to be successful. It’s gotten a surprising amount [...]
So you live in a city... Maybe you were born there. Maybe your human got one of those “job” things and dragged your fuzzy butt along. Either way, you now have to deal with a world of concrete and steel and glass. A world full of weird smelling places and even weirder smelling humans. It can be [...]
Let’s face it... your dog is an important member of your family and deserves to enjoy its vacation destination or new hometown just as much as its human counterpart. Not every city is considered “dog-friendly,” but those that aren’t are severely behind the times. There are so many travelers these days opting to share their adventure with their pooch instead [...]
Dog owners know that one of the first things they have to do when getting a new pet is making sure that they are properly trained. However, dog training can also be a fantastic activity for you and your dog to do together. It can keep their mind and yours sharp as well as give [...]
It’s International Assistance Dog Week! To help tell you what it’s all about, we have a great guest post today by Marcie Davis, the founder of International Assistance dog week. Enjoy, and make sure you visit the website or Facebook page!This year during International Assistance Dog Week (IADW) we’re celebrating assistance dogs in the workplace.IADW [...]
Researchers have analyzed the DNA of 85 dog breeds, and they have found startling genetic similarities between all of the breeds. In total, there are four main groups of dogs, the wolflike, the herder, the hunter and the mastifflike. Most modern breeds are a little bit of each of these four major types, and the [...]
With the sand for digging, the unlimited strange smells, and the constant surging water, beaches are doggy paradise. Lots of beaches welcome your furry friend, but others have strict no dog rules that’ll get you and your pup ticketed. Here are a few of our favorite recommendations from around the San Diego area, just make sure you check with your [...]
Canada has some serious road trip worthy vacation spots. Win a road trip package by participating in the Summer Fun Throwdown with Pet Valu where each week two scenic Canadian destinations are pitted against each other. If you pick the winner, you might also be chosen to win a road trip package for all the [...]
It's summer time, and that means getting out and feeling the sun on your fur. To help you make the most of it, the experts at Pet Valu have created a video on how to use Kurgo products to travel safely. Check it out and let us know what you think!
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