Category Archives: Tips

Why It’s Important to Start Training Your New Puppy Immediately & Tips to Get Started

woman training a puppy outdoors

Traditionally, dog trainers have suggested putting off formal training until 6 months of age, but as of late, studies reveal that waiting that long can be detrimental to your efforts. As soon as puppies can lift their heads and walk on their legs, they begin to learn from every experience they go through. Putting off […]

Top 10 Unique Boy & Girl Names for Your Pooch, +100 of the Most Popular Dog Names of 2017

2 chihuahuas: male and female

If you own a dog or any other animal for that matter, you understand how important it is to choose The Right Name. Like with humans, an animal’s name defines who he or she is and lends extra oomph to their innate personality. For instance, the names “Fido” and “Skip” might bring to mind a […]

How to Buy the Right Puppy for You and Your Family

how to buy a dog or a puppy

If you’re thinking about adopting a dog, you’re in for years of happiness and a bond unlike any other you’ve experienced. However, in order to ensure the best possible relationship between you and your new pooch, it’s important that you understand what you’re getting into with dog ownership, are prepared for it and that you […]

What To Do When the Kids Want a Dog

when your children beg for a dog

It’s inevitable: if you have children, there will come a point in their young lives in which they ask, “Mom, can we get a dog?” While raising a dog may not be anywhere near the top of your to-do list, don’t be so quick to pooh-pooh the idea. While dogs—especially puppies—certainly come with their fair […]