Training Your New Puppy

Getting a new puppy is a big responsibility with a lot of training involved. The first few weeks can be overwhelming, but if you follow these tips, you can create a strong foundation for a well behaved and happy adult dog. Set “House Rules” Before bringing your new family member home, go over house rules… Read more »

Tips for Socializing your Puppy

Socializing your puppy is a key step in their development into a well-behaved, relaxed dog. It will help to make your pup comfortable in a variety of situations, regardless of the people and other pets he meets there. Puppy socialization is not only helpful for you, but it will also prevent your dog from becoming… Read more »

Housebreaking your Puppy

Housebreaking your puppy is a job that requires consistency, a watchful eye and lots and lots of patience! Puppies are like babies and need to relieve themselves fairly often, especially when they are small. At six months of age and younger, puppies are able to control their bladder about as many hours as they are… Read more »

Summer Treats to Keep your Poodle Cool

Looking for the perfect summer snack for your poodle? There are many delicious and healthy options to help your pet stay cool this summer! Check out our favorite recipes below, and remember to check that the fruits included in your homemade treats are safe for your pet before feeding. Frozen Banana Treats This yummy summer… Read more »

Making Your Home Safe for a New Puppy

Getting a new puppy is an exciting time for the whole family! There are many things you need to do in preparation for this new family member, including purchase food, bowls, toys, a bed and more. One very important part of your puppy preparations is puppy-proofing your home. Puppies are extremely inquisitive and love to… Read more »

Microchip Your Dog

The microchip is a radio-frequency identification (RFID) implant that provides a permanent identification number for your pet. When your pet is lost or stolen and brought to a vet or clinic, the chip can be scanned and this number is revealed. The number will then be called into the pet recovery service, and you will… Read more »

Summer Safety for your Puppy

Summer is almost here and so is the hot weather that accompanies it. Be sure to provide your poodle with plenty of water, and get them ready for the heat with these quick tips from Banfield. Watch the Pavement Pavement can become painfully hot in the summer month. The pads of dogs’ feet are very… Read more »

Get Your Puppy Ready for Spring

Why You Need to Prepare Your Puppy for Spring When the weather begins to get nice again, it’s a given that your puppy will want to play outside again. Since your puppy will want to be outside, all of the insects and bugs will be outside as well. Certain insects can be very harmful to… Read more »

National Love Your Pet Day | February 20th

February 20th is National Love Your Pet Day! That means it’s a great excuse to spoil your pooch all day long. Our dogs give us so much love and devotion throughout the year; it only makes sense to have one day per year dedicated just towards them. Take some time on February 20th this year… Read more »

Keep Your Poodle Safe This Holiday Season

The holidays are here and while it can be an exciting time for everyone – including your pets, it’s also smart to stay aware of some of the dangers that come with the season. Christmas comes with all sorts of fun but at the same time, some of the traditions that we humans see as… Read more »