Tag: dog care tips

How to Prepare Your Dog for the Colder Weather

Dogs in the Snow

As the temperatures begin to drop, it’s time to think about how your pet will be affected by the change in temperatures. Whether you’re living in an area that experiences slight temperature drops, or an area that experiences heavy snowfalls, follow these steps to help prepare your dog for a change in temperature. Bathe Your… Read more »

How Often Should You Bathe Your Dog

Bathing is an essential part of taking care of your dog. Not only does it keep your dog’s coat shiny and clean, it keeps knots out of their fur, which can be especially painful. In addition, it’s an opportune time to wash off any insects that get caught in the dog’s fur. The type of… 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 »

How to Help Your Dog Settle in to a New Environment

As humans, we are able to vocalize our anxieties and fears and avoid situations we find stressful. For dogs, they can only convey their distress through their actions, and it is often easy for humans to misinterpret these cues. Bringing home a new dog is an emotional time for any owner, but it’s even more… Read more »