Monthly Archives: March 2017

How to Trim Your Dogs Nails

Nail cutting or trimming is probably the least popular pet care task we need to do. We fear we will hurt our dog, and unfortunately, 9 times out of 10, the dog really dislikes it. It may take a while until your dog is comfortable getting his nails trimmed but with consistency, they will learn… Read more »

Dog Rooms

We’ve seen it on plaques, cross-stitched on pillows and wall hangings, we’ve seen it on refrigerator magnets… “A House is not a HOME without a dog.” Or how about “Home is where the dog is”… Or maybe “No home décor is complete without dog hair.” We get it… and we love it! Our dogs belong… Read more »

Pet Proofing Your Home

I read an article this morning about a dog who ingested xylitol, a common sweetener used in everything from sugarless gum to toothpaste. Xylitol is toxic to dogs, and this little guy endured some nasty symptoms that could have been so easily avoided. He is fine now, thank goodness. But that prompted me to think… Read more »

A Vegetarian Diet for Dogs?

Preposterous, I say! A dog eating a vegetarian diet!? Dogs are supposed to be carnivores! Putting them on a vegetarian diet goes against all the rules of nature…Right? Not so fast… For years I have inwardly struggled, all the while holding my tongue, while people advocated a vegetarian diet for dogs. It’s just unfair… Dogs… Read more »