Greenfield Puppies Blog

The Dog for the Great Outdoors

The summertime is the right time to get out there and experience the outside world in all its glory. This was a rough winter we just went through, and you may have forgotten that camping, the beach, hiking, and a variety of other outdoor activities all await not just you, but your canine companion as well. Your dog loves the outdoors and having plenty of opportunities to burn some energy, but that is probably only true up to a point […]

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Camping With Your Best Canine Friend

Summer is a fantastic time to go camping, and it’s also a great time to spend some time with your dog outdoors; so why not combine the two? Well, it’s not quite that simple; after all, just owning and looking after a dog involves quite a bit of responsibility on your part; taking them out into the wild and expecting your dog to behave appropriately on a camping trip without the right training, preparation, and expectations, can be a real […]

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4 Problems Facing Your Dog This Summer

You’ve got a lot to look out for this summer when it comes to your dog, everything ranging from the weather to travel to food to just about every other aspect of their life. Let’s face it: when you have a dog you love and care about, you practically have a child – one who has perhaps a little less sense and a lot more energy and excitement than a human child would! As such, your dog needs you to […]

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Help Your Dog Get Out More!

Dogs are, quite naturally, social animals. That’s no wonder, considering the symbiotic relationship their species has formed with ours over the years, both of us getting quite a bit out of a relationship that is essentially social in nature. We bond and connect with each other while also performing services for one another ranging from protection to food to other great benefits. However, dogs are ultimately still animals, and just as in the case of humans, if they are not […]

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What a Dog Does for the Elderly

Dogs can have quite a bit of energy, sometimes more than we are prepared for as their owners and caregivers! They are, after all, a naturally rambunctious, curious, playful species, one that has grown up and developed alongside us and come to anticipate our own desires and interests as far as they are concerned. This makes dogs great companions for children, as only children can seem to keep up with a young puppy’s irresistible zest for life! For older populations, […]

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3 Ways Dogs are Great For Your Mental and Physical Health

Oftentimes, dogs are trained to be therapeutic pets, going from hospital to hospital and offering up their services as friends and companions to those in need of a speedy recovery. The positive impact these pets can have on patients is a medical fact, and it’s a wonderful thing to see someone’s face light up when a therapy dog enters the room. However, did you know that a dog doesn’t have to be a trained therapy dog to offer similar benefits […]

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What Does a Dog Have to Do With PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)?

Recent years have seen a number of soldiers coming home wounded not just physically, but also carrying the mental scars of war back home as well. In times past, this condition was often ignored or treated with disdain, but in the past few decades we have come to recognize post-traumatic stress disorder for what it is: a difficult but treatable condition that our soldiers can overcome with time, therapy, and hard work. A big part of that process for many […]

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Five Minutes to Heatstroke: Is It Safe to Leave Your Dog in the Car?

With summer here, the weather is rapidly heating up, and that means we’re going to have to begin changing how we do things. That can include cranking up the A/C, keeping the blinds and curtains closed to save on energy bills, doing your utmost to stay hydrated, among other things. However, it isn’t just you that is going to be heavily impacted by the shift in weather; your dog is also having to contend with the increasing temperatures, and canines […]

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How Dogs Handle the Hottest of Seasons

Summer is here, and it promises to be a hot one. With such a harsh, cold winter behind us, that can be rather comforting, but for some, summer can be a rough time – for dog owners especially. Your dog, after all, doesn’t have the benefit of sweating or the ability to turn up the air conditioning when they’re feeling especially hot; they just have to deal with it. As such, the summer can be a dangerous time for dogs, […]

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Doggie Problems in the Summer

Dogs tend to absolutely love summer, because it is the season where they get to spend the most time outside, romping and playing and generally enjoying outdoors life. Dogs, after all, need play and fun to truly be fit, happy, and healthy, and that tires them out enough that you aren’t kept trying to keep up with him/her all the time. However, there are consequences to having your dog spend so much time outside – and it’s not just dirt! […]

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