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Dog Friendly Hikes in Oregon

Dog Friendly Hikes in Oregon

Photo by @bend.brothers on Instagram Oregon is undoubtedly one of the most dog-friendly states inthe country. Aside from a few state parks, dogs are pretty much allowedeverywhere. Many hikes in the state require a NWForest Pass , which you can purchase for $5 per day or get an annual passfor $30. Easy 1000Acres (Sandy River Delta) - This is [...]

Pet Fire Safety Infographic

Pet Fire Safety Infographic

A lot of people have fire safety plans for their families, but they forget to include special considerations for their pets. Now, we know that pets ARE family, so they need to be taken care of accordingly. Here's a great Infographic that illustrates some of the ways you can keep your furriest family members safe [...]

Ask a Vet: Cleaning Your Dog's Ears

Ask a Vet: Cleaning Your Dog's Ears

We asked veterinarian Dr. Susan O'Dell, "What are the best products for cleaning your dog's ears? What are some alternatives if you can't get the normal cleaner?" Read her response below!When treating infections or for maintenance cleaning, I always recommend using a good commercial cleaner such as Malacetic Otic, Epi-Otic, or Triz-EDTA. Each of [...]

Facts About Dog Obesity Infographic

Facts About Dog Obesity Infographic

Is your dog overweight? Sometimes, dog obesity is a hard fact for owners to face. No one wants to admit their little furball has a problem, and let's face it, chubby dogs do look pretty adorable.To help you maintain your dog's health, here's an Infographic about dog obesity. Do your furry friend a favor and [...]

Ask a Vet: Advice on Grain-Free/Raw Food Diets

Ask a Vet: Advice on Grain-Free/Raw Food Diets

We asked veterinarian Dr. Susan O'Dell, "What are your thoughts on grain-free/raw food diets?" Read her response below!This question actually needs two answers, as grain-free and raw are not synonymous. To start, let me first outline my general philosophy on pet foods. 1) A diet must be complete and balanced. 2) Keep [...]

Dog-Friendly City Guide - Philadelphia

Dog-Friendly City Guide - Philadelphia

The term “City of Brotherly Love” is truly all-encompassingfor the residents of Philadelphia. Not only does the City welcome people of alldifferent backgrounds, but it also welcomes their four-legged friends, both oldand young, small and large. I’m here to give you the lowdown on all of the bestpet-friendly places to bring your pup in Philadelphia [...]

5 Tips for Improving Your Dog's Health

5 Tips for Improving Your Dog's Health

We all know that we are supposed to get at least 30 minutes of exercise every day, and we all know that usually doesn't happen. Work gets in the way and we push it off until "tomorrow." However, when we overlook our own exercise routines, we are also overlooking that of our canine friends. And [...]

How To Make The Most Of Your Daily Dog Walks

How To Make The Most Of Your Daily Dog Walks

As a pet owner, one of the core responsibilities we have is to ensure that our furry friends get a daily supply of exercise. The health benefits for both you and your dog are no secret. A recent study showed that people who proactively walked their dogs walked about an hour more per week than [...]

Common Mistakes Pet Owners Make at the Vet

Common Mistakes Pet Owners Make at the Vet

As pet owners, we tend to always put our friends first – andthat’s the way it should be! We spend our time and money to make sure our petshave the best of everything – the newest toy, that special treat, amore-expensive-than-necessary bed. But one area in which pet owners couldimprove is learning how to make [...]

Pet Travel Safety Tips Video

Pet Travel Safety Tips Video

Going places with your dog is always more fun, but are you making sure your pup is safe? You wear a seatbelt. Your kids wear a seat belt. Does your dog wear a seat belt? In this video, one of our founders Gordie Spater discusses the options to contain and restrain your dog so he [...]

Dog Friendly Getaway: Sonoma Wineries

Dog Friendly Getaway: Sonoma Wineries

It's that time of year again ... the temperatures are dropping, the leaves are turning ... the perfect time to plan a dog friendly getaway has arrived! Whether you're looking for a weekend road trip or planning a longer vacation, harvest season is a great time to visit a winery. The grapes are ripe, there's [...]

Pet-Friendly Leaf Peeping Destinations

Pet-Friendly Leaf Peeping Destinations

Probably because we live in New England, this is our favorite time of year. The air is crisp, the scenery is beautiful, and it’s just safer to take our dogs out driving and hiking without fear of dehydration or overheating. Plus, it’s a lot more comfortable to share a bed with Fido when it’s not sweltering [...]

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