Since The Inquisitive Canine is based in California, we realized we don’t really deal with many of the things that keep folks stuck indoors during the winter months. For those who are not as fortunate (in our opinion), we were curious to learn how they are able to find new adventures indoors, when the outdoors […]Continue Reading"Do Social Distancing and Severe Weather Look Alike? Dog Trainers Weigh In"
Over the past few weeks, planet Earth has spun into a surreal state. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the globe have been affected, leading many humans to transition into self-monitored quarantine status. This happened quickly, which meant we did not have time to plan. Now that a few weeks have gone by, we’re […]Continue Reading"Tips for Staying Sane (and Staying Indoors) With Your Dog During the COVID-19 Pandemic"
Sometimes dogs can seem like alien creatures to us. They eat things we find gross. They don’t speak our language (even though it sometimes seems like they do). Dog training can look like sorcery to the untrained eye. Here we’ve provided you with key tips to decode your dog and get better results from your […]Continue Reading"Top Tips to Make Training Your Dog a Breeze"
People often recognize that the holiday season can present some additional dangers to our pets that they don’t face at other times. And this is true! During this time of year, dogs are more likely to have access to foods that are toxic to them, or larger quantities of nontoxic food than usual, as well […]Continue Reading"Hidden Holiday Dangers for Dogs"
Dear Inquisitive Canine, I adopted Isla (German Shepherd mix) from a shelter about a month ago. She’s approximately 9 months old now and she’s very sweet…95% of the time. However, despite some prior exposure in her young life, to walking on a leash, we can be out for a walk or on a potty trip […]Continue Reading"Dealing with Cujo Canine, How to Make Dog Walk More Manageable"
Summertime means vacation time. And for those of you with dogs, you don’t have to miss out. Traveling with your pet is both great for you and your furry friend, but there are a few things you need to consider before packing the treats and hitting the road. Luckily, New York travel company AllTheRooms is […]Continue Reading"Traveling With Dogs, Stress-Free Strategies"
If you’ve been considering bringing a second (or third…or fourth…) dog into your home, you might be asking yourself questions such as “Should I” “Should I not?” As with most new endeavors, it should begin with a plan – of some sort. In the beginning stages of contemplation, your initial plan might begin with a general […]Continue Reading"The Pros and Cons of Owning More Than One Dog"
We’ve recently been discussing with friends and clients concerns when moving with a pet. Finding rental properties where pets are allowed seems to be challenging. What can be more challenging is keeping a place once you do find one. How can you and your dog (or cat) impress the landlord? Being inquisitive ourselves we decided […]Continue Reading"How to Dog-Proof Your Rental"
(and How You Can Get Involved) Written by Guest Blogger Jordan Smith In an ideal world, every dog would have a loving owner and a warm home. Sadly, we don’t live in a perfect world, and The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals estimates that 3.3 million dogs enter shelters every year […]Continue Reading"9 Innovative Dog Rescue Programs"
Guest Post Emily Conklin – Gladwire How You Can Find the Right Dog Walker If you’re like thousands of other puppy parents, you’re finding it difficult to fit regular walks into your busy schedule. You don’t have to feel guilty about short changing your pooch when there’s probably a dog walker right in your neighborhood […]Continue Reading"How to Find the Right Dog Walker"