How To Crate Train A Puppy In 5 Easy Steps

So, you’ve bought the crate, furnished it, and found the perfect spot, now we’re ready to discuss how to crate train a puppy… in 5 easy steps. Crate training is not a difficult thing to do, but for it to be effective and a wonderfully positive experience for your puppy, there is an ideal order to follow, which you will find below. Ready to begin? Here we go Step One Grab some high value treats. I mean the really delicious ones he’ll perform … [Read more...]

Why Crate Train a Puppy

When meeting a client who just welcomed a new four legged addition to their family, I like to talk about why crate training a puppy is a good idea. Some, okay more than some, are instantly put off by the thought of "locking their puppy in a cage." It's a shame there are so many misconceptions about crate training, which I hope to dispel here.  Why crate training is a great idea Limiting access Letting your puppy have free reign of your … [Read more...]

Bacon: Man’s Best Friend’s Best Friend #woofyeah

Disclosure I received products in exchange for this post.     Our furry kids Roscoe, Passion, Mia are family to us. So we enjoy given them surprises, and gifts just as mush as we do our human children. They are just as excited, and always show how thankful they are. Coming up with ways to do something special with your dog is not always easy. However you really can't go wrong with a tasty treat for them to … [Read more...]

Happy Healthy Cat Month: Show the World That You and Your Cat Are Purrfect Together

Disclosure I received products in exchange for this post.     I have 4 wonderful cats, each with a different personality and different ways of doing things. I have two grey tiger cats; Panini and Angel and two black cats; Baby and Blaze. My cats are like my little furry babies, they deserve so much love and care and treats! And they return all the favors. Sometimes when I come home my cat Baby greets me by meowing over and over and … [Read more...]

Choose #SmartBonesChews a Safer Alternative to Rawhide

The SmartBones information, product samples, and gift cards, and have been provided by PetMatrix. Our dogs are family, and just as important as our human children. They're our furry kids. Just like we always make sure that our children are eating healthy foods, and snacks. We also make sure our furry kids eat healthy food too, even when it comes to treats and chewy bones they love!  All 3 of my furry babies love to … [Read more...]

How to Handle a Pet Emergency Abroad

When traveling, an emergency can occur at any time. When it involves your pet, it becomes a bit more challenging to handle. Before you leave, you must think about the possibility of having to get your pet to a veterinarian overseas— but how? What if you lose him and need help finding him, but no one speaks your language? Well, don't worry, because here are all the ways to handle a pet emergency abroad.  Identification Is … [Read more...]

Best Dog Friendly Vehicle

Many of us dog owners wish we could take our dogs every where we go (well most of us do). We consider our pooches to be part of the family so we want them to experience things we do, whether they be simple things like just running a few errands and having your dog in the car with you, sticking their head out the window seeing all the other cars, people and other dogs and animals. It can be a great bonding experience as well. Your pooch will … [Read more...]

Before Buying a Puppy – Read This

Everyone should consider owning a dog because there is nothing like the loyal friendship of a canine companion. However, that is where some problems may begin and is why you should truly understand each breed in terms of what it takes to care for them and keep them safe and happy. Before buying a puppy, read this information so that you can start looking in the right direction.  Climate Is a Huge Factor Some of the … [Read more...]