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Dogs love to play. They ESPECIALLY love to play with YOU! Unlike humans, who may see exercise as a routine or a dreaded necessity, animals absolutely adore it. The more variety added into the experience, the better. Dogs enjoy activities that involve mental as well as physical stimulation. Oftentimes, they […]

Dog Exercise – for Fun and Health

Does your pooch have a pouch? Excessive weight gain can be a serious detriment to your dog’s overall health, quality of life and physical well-being. For this reason, a program for weight management should be incorporated to bring your dog back within the limits of reason. Here is a list […]

4 Steps to Reduce Your Dog’s Weight

Dogs are members of our family, and we take great care to keep them healthy and happy. But accidents do happen, and knowing what to do when an accident happens is critical. When it comes to possible poisonings, knowing what your pup had access to, or knowing the signs and […]

Poisoning in Dogs: Knowing the Risks and Steps in an Emergency

We all love our dogs and often indulge them in extra treats, snacks and even food from the dinner table. Unfortunately, as with people, we have to be careful what we give our pups and make sure they maintain a healthy lifestyle and weight. An overweight dog can suffer from […]

Battling Obesity: Help Your Overweight Dog

Cindy Aldridge ourdogfriends.org Approximately 44 percent of households in the United States are dog owners, and nearly all of them (95 percent to be exact) consider their pets to be members of their families. If you’re part of this crowd and you’re on the hunt for a new home, you’re […]

Features Dog Owners Should Look For When House Hunting

reblogged from: Charter-Marketing.com http://wp.me/p8GwGo-sk   White t-shirts are a staple of any person’s wardrobe. They’re plain yet crucial to daily life. Everyone has at least two. When thinking about getting a plain white t-shirt, if you’re a guy, you likely think of Hanes brand, first, Fruit of the Loom second. If you’re […]

Dog Toys and T-Shirts: Why Marketing & Branding Matters

Pet Insurance: Is it worth it? This is a question many pet owners face, unfortunately it’s often not a topic of consideration until it would have helped in a health crisis. I can say that looking back over 20 years of 4 legged pets, it is a resounding yes, it […]

Pet Insurance: Is it Worth It?

This was written to give a past to two well deserving pups. They had no history, so this story is to give them one. Since this was written, Bianca and Giacomo have been through a lot and have been loved and adored by two amazing people. This story is for […]

Scoperta – The Story of Bianca and Giacomo

As many of you know, the movie Max came out this week. The movie is the story of a war dog who returns after his handler dies in the field, and the dog suffers severe PTSD. As typically happens with movies, interest rises for the featured breed, and people are […]

Living with a Belgian Malinois

As the east coast (and the rest of the country) heat up, keep your dogs cool. We know you’ve been told to never ever leave a dog in a hot car, but we don’t always think it’s as hot as it really is. And we also don’t think we’ll take […]

Dogs in Summer

Whether you’re traveling for the holidays, summer, or even just a weekend getaway, millions of dog owners face the question of what to do when they go away. Although most vacations begin after a ride to the boarding kennel, with some proper planning and training, your dog can also enjoy […]

Dog Travel Safety Tips

You know the obvious (which we’ll include in the list shortly) but there are some everyday items that you may not realize can be toxic to your pet. Please check this site regularly for updates. RAISINS & GRAPES Although it is not known what component of the grapes or raisins […]

Can My Dog Eat This?

It’s always better to be prepared for emergencies! Syrup of Ipecac (to induce vomiting) 3 % Hydrogen Peroxide (to induce vomiting, clean wounds) Vaseline or KY Jelly Baking soda (bee stings, acid neutralizer) Milk of Magnesia (acid neutralizer) Activated charcoal tablets (poison absorption) Vinegar (to neutralize alkaline burns) Antibacterial ointment […]

What to Have in a Canine First Aid Kit

You never know when an accident will happen. Make sure you’re ready in an emergency. Download the Dog CPR document to learn CPR and the Heimlich for Dogs — You never know when you’ll need to save a life!


(Note: This isn’t original, but it’s good to know!) Your haircut takes 20-30 minutes, your dog’s takes much longer. Your hairdresser doesn’t give you a manicure & pedicure. Your Hairdresser only clips the hair on your head. You don’t have fleas, ticks, or mites. Your Hairdresser is not expected to […]

25 Reasons why your dog’s Haircut costs more than yours…

Why is your dog always itchy and stinky? Didn’t you just give him a bath 2 days ago? Well, it could be due to allergies, hotspots, fleas or ticks. Or it could be the shampoo. Sure, you’ve heard it before, don’t use people shampoo on dogs, they have different Ph […]

Itchy Butts and Stinky Dogs