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Dog DNA Tests Guide [updated for 2020]

November 9th, 2020

Dog DNA tests have risen in popularity dramatically in the past couple of years. Here's why 👇 Some of the best boys and girls we know are mixed breeds. Sometimes you have a good idea what breeds your dog is but just want to be sure. But sometimes, like in the case of rescues, we aren’t sure (but... Continue reading

21 Puppy Proofing Tips for Your Home, Yard and Car

November 9th, 2020

So you just became a puppy parent, yay! Now (or hopefully before you actually got your puppy)... you need to puppy proof everything! Bringing home your new pooch is full of excitement, for both you and the puppy. With that excitement comes wanting to explore their new home, learning the smells, th... Continue reading

Dog First Aid: Basic Skills, Treatment, and First Aid Kits

November 5th, 2020

***Disclaimer: If you believe your pup is having an emergency, stop reading and call your vet NOW. This article does not replace taking your dog to the vet and/or enrolling in a certified dog first aid class.*** As a pup parent, you are probably all too aware that accidents do happen. That’s why le... Continue reading

Puppy Teething Guide

November 5th, 2020

Something we’ve gotten a ton of questions about lately is puppy teething -- the nipping, biting, chewing, and everything else that goes into it. So we thought we’d put together a guide to help puppy parents navigate this phase. Here are some things we’ll cover in this guide: * When do puppies usu... Continue reading

Dogs and Fireworks: Training, Safety & Products

November 6th, 2020

The 4th of July and fireworks... can you name a more iconic duo (besides dogs and humans, of course)? While we might enjoy watching the night sky light up above our BBQs and pool parties, dogs and fireworks don’t quite have the same relationship. Unfortunately, we see an increase in missing dogs of... Continue reading

7 Tips for Road Trips with Dogs

November 5th, 2020

I’m no stranger to road trips with dogs. From Utah to Oregon, Oregon to Utah, Utah to South Carolina, South Carolina to Florida, Florida to South Carolina, and South Carolina back to Utah (plus MANY little weekend trips) we have had our four-legged pup by our sides. And while road trips (mostly) go... Continue reading

Muffin Tin Game for Dogs

November 6th, 2020

The Muffin Tin Game is an easy, fun to play, and inexpensive brain game for dogs. You can play it at relatively any time, no matter the weather or situation outside. Remember to never underestimate the power of keeping your dog's brain sharp and focused. Numerous studies [https://content.iospress.... Continue reading

Backpacking With Dogs: A Simple Guide

November 6th, 2020

Our dogs are our best friends, so we want to take them everywhere. Makes sense! Taking your dog backpacking is a great way to get exercise and bond. You’ll see some great sights, get some fresh air, and spend time together. They’ll keep you warm at night and entertained during the day. There’s not... Continue reading

Dog Whining: Why It Happens & How to Stop It

November 6th, 2020

As dog parents, we want to make sure we’re doing everything we can to take care of our pups -- and part of that means reacting when something appears to be wrong. But it can be frustrating to hear your dog whining as if something were wrong, only to find they just want attention or to be near you. ... Continue reading

Stop Puppy Biting FAST With These 10 Tips

November 10th, 2020

Frustrated with your puppy biting your hands, ankles, feet, and just about anything else they can sink their little shark teeth into? Here are 10 tips to stop puppy biting fast (well, as fast as possible)! Before we dive in (speaking of shark teeth…), let’s talk about some common puppy biting ques... Continue reading