7 Things You Should Do BEFORE You Get An Apartment Dog

You’ve decided to bring a furry friend into your apartment. You can’t wait to bring your new puppy home. While you may be overflowing with excitement, there are still several things to consider before picking up your new friend. Keeping an apartment dog requires a lot of planning, research, and preparation. Organize. Where are you going to put the kennel? Where will the food bowls go? These … Continue reading 7 Things You Should Do BEFORE You Get An Apartment Dog

Becoming Pet CPR And First Aid Certified

I have completed the Pro Pet Hero cat and dog first aid and CPR training course. I chose this particular certification course because it is the only online pet CPR and first aid course that is veterinarian instructed. I feel that being instructed by a certified veterinarian gives me a little more credibility. It took about two hours, and I did it over the course … Continue reading Becoming Pet CPR And First Aid Certified

Living In An Apartment With A Dog

  Living happily in an apartment (or anywhere, really) with a dog takes work. A dwelling in such close quarters with other people presents it’s challenges, especially when you have a dog. When living in an apartment with a dog, it is crucial to take the time and effort to train your dog properly, to exercise them regularly, and to groom and maintain them. Training your … Continue reading Living In An Apartment With A Dog

Why Every Home Needs A Pet

Whether you are single or married with kids, keeping the company of a pet in your home life can be beneficial to you in more ways than you can imagine. For a single person looking for some company, adopting a cat or dog is a wonderful way to bring some companionship into your life. According to Allen R. McConnell, PhD, author of “Friends With Benefits: Pets … Continue reading Why Every Home Needs A Pet

Seasonal Dog Dangers

Winter can be a stressful time for dog owners. Many seasonal products and decorations can be harmful to our furry friends. Ice melts, flowers, wreaths, toys, Christmas trees, and ornaments can all be a potential hazard for your pet. Ice melt is a common problem for dogs in the winter. Chemicals added to ice melt can irritate a dog’s already dry and cracked winter paws, … Continue reading Seasonal Dog Dangers

First Snow Day-Winter Tips For Dogs

It snowed in northern Utah last night for the first time this holiday season! Does your dog like to play in the snow? I know mine does. Johann loves snow. He took one look at the snow covered courtyard and took off frolicking around like he just won the lottery. Soon his beard and his legs were caked with snowballs. A few winter reminders: Dogs … Continue reading First Snow Day-Winter Tips For Dogs

5 Ways to Bond With Your Dog

Do you ever feel like you and your dog are drifting apart? Maybe you have a busy work schedule, and have little time to spend with your dog. Don’t worry, the relationship between you and your furry friend can be mended through these simple tips.   Talk to them. Hearing your voice brings your dog comfort and helps them to feel important in your life. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Bond With Your Dog