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
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
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 [...]
10 Healthy Human Foods Risky for Pets
Living a healthy, balanced lifestyle should be a priority for everyone, which includes eating the right foods and exercising your dogs regularly. The first and easiest step of this is making sure to eat the right foods. However, it’s important to know that some of these foods can be toxic for family pets! [...]
Benefits of Dog Ownership Infographic
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!
5 City Survival Tips for Dogs
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 [...]
Pokemon Go Together
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 [...]
3 Dog Friendly Cities In The U.S.A.
Let’s faceit... your dog is an important member of your family and deserves to enjoy itsvacation destination or new hometown just as much as its human counterpart. Notevery city is considered “dog-friendly,” but those that aren’t are severelybehind the times. There are so many travelers these days opting to sharetheir adventure with their pooch instead [...]
Overview of Dog Obedience Training
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 [...]
Assistance Dogs on the Job: What They Do
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 [...]
Your Dog's Genetic Profile Infographic
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 [...]
San Diego Dog Beaches!
Withthe sand for digging, the unlimited strange smells, and the constant surgingwater, 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. Hereare a few of our favorite recommendations from around the San Diego area, justmake sure you check with your [...]