39 Holiday Pet Safety Tips – Infographic

Pet Safety: Staying Safe During the Holiday Season Glittery decorations, blinking lights, presents under the tree – you’ve set the perfect scene for everyone in your family – well except your pup. While you were tucked snug in your bed, your cuddly canine was going to town on your holiday decor. You wake up in the morning to broken decorations, a downed Christmas tree, … Read More

Say NO To Weapons of Mutt Destruction – Choose The Best Dog Walking Gear

Here’s How to Avoid Dangerous Dog Walking Gear and Spot the Best Pet Gear for Your Pet There is significant controversy over the use of aversive dog walking gear such as choke, prong, electric, and Citronella collars. Although research confirms that there are many negative side effects created by using this kind of punishment-based gear, the use of inhumane training equipment is unfortunately pretty common. Even … Read More

What to Look for When Choosing the Best Dog Trainer for Your Pet

Finding the Best Dog Trainer for Your Four-Legged Friend Not all trainers are created equal. Finding the best dog trainer for your dog may take a little more research, but your canine is worth the effort. Recently I was on a run with a friend, and we were talking about how many dogs we saw along the way, as well as the people who … Read More

Dog Safety at Memorial Day Barbecues

With Memorial Day on the horizon and summer festivities about to begin, Poncho and I thought we’d help set the stage for keeping inquisitive canines happy and safe when attending and/or co-hosting various events, parties, and barbecues. Reward your pup for ignoring “forbidden items”, especially the barbecue! Say they walk by it and decides to stay away. Whether you’ve asked them to or not, … Read More

Halloween Safety Tips for Pets, Making Fright Night Fun and Safe

Well folks it’s that time of year again when my dog trainer mom encourages yours truly to play dress-up. Yep, it’s Halloween! This means costumes – but it also means TREATS! And when it comes to being dressed as something like a skunk, it means  CHICKEN! As much of a hippie as I am – cuz I’d rather be naked, when it comes to … Read More