Category: Dog Safety

Natural Alternatives to Flea and Tick Gels

Diatomaceous earth, a known all natural pest repellent.

Flea and tick drops are toxic, and systemic, and flow through your dog’s bloodstream. Then, the fleas and ticks drink the toxic blood and die. Here at Scarlet’s Fancy Poodles, we NEVER use any toxins.  We do not have even one flea or tick on our dogs. Fleas and ticks can infect your dogs in… Read more »

How to Make Your Home a Safe Place for Your Puppy

Tan Poodle Puppy

Just as you would baby-proof your home before your baby starts crawling, you should also be taking steps to puppy-proof your home for your new puppy. Dogs love exploring new environments, so when they first enter your home, they will be eager to start sniffing every inch of your home. To help keep your new… Read more »

How to Protect Your Poodle in the Heat

Red poodle puppiers

Although we may love the summer heat, it’s not always the best for your pup. When you take your puppy out during the summer, make sure you’re taking extra precautions to protect them in the summer heat. Any temperature above 90-degrees can be life-threatening for your dog. Plus, you need to be extra careful as… Read more »

Winter Poodle Care Tips

At Scarlet’s Fancy Poodles, we understand the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle for your poodle. They are a unique dog breed and require specific care to ensure their overall well-being. As we enter the month of February, it is crucial to be mindful of your poodle’s needs and how to care for them throughout… Read more »

Finding A Quality Breeder

Adding a new furry friend to the family is both exciting and challenging. As you browse through websites deciding on the breed you want, it can become overwhelming to decide on which dog breeder is right for you. Many people may recommend that you “adopt instead of shop” but what if you are looking for… Read more »

The Dangers of The Doodles

Poodles are a popular breed, well-known for being extremely intelligent, loyal and adorably cute. One of the main appeals to poodles is their hypoallergenic quality. Because they have hair instead of traditional dog fur it makes them  the perfect dog for someone with allergies. This is the very reason the labradoodle was created in 1989…. Read more »

How to Be a Responsible Pet Owner

There’s a joke on the British comedy series Absolutely Fabulous where a dopey character aptly named “Bubble” is asked to get her employer a laptop but she mistakenly hears it as lapdog. So she happily takes a dog out of her purse and the other character orders her to return it. Bubble replies, “Oh! But… Read more »

How to be a Responsible Dog Owner

How can you be a responsible dog owner? First, you need to realize that owning a dog is quite the commitment. Don’t acquire one if you’re not able to give it the time and attention and care it will need for many years to come. Next, be selective when acquiring a dog, so it fits… Read more »

How to Keep Your Dog Safe During the Holiday Season

Just as much as we stress during the holiday season, so do our pets. As we busy ourselves with gift buying, food preparation and out of town travel, our pets sometimes don’t understand what all of the craziness is about. Dogs normally on a routine schedule can be thrown off when you’re not home as… Read more »

How to Keep Your Dog Cool During Long Heat Spells

Summer’s heat can make you feel lethargic and sticky, and it can even become dangerous if you don’t take necessary precautions. As humans, we have the capability to wear less clothing, find ample shade and shelter from the sun, obtain relief in air conditioned rooms or swimming pools and we can drink water as much… Read more »