Are Dachshunds really an aggressive breed?

  Dachshunds are headstrong, sweet, loving pups that are focused on the task at hand. Because of their stature they can be very defensive and have been known to nip and bite people when they feel threatened. They can, however, be wonderful companions and if given a good diet, plenty…

July 15: National Pet Fire Safety Day.

  Pet Fire Safety Day is sponsored by the The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), ADT Security Services and the American Kennel Club® (AKC) and encourages people to have a plan to get your dog to safety and help them after the fire. We wanted to give you a few…

National Pet Preparedness Month.

This month, timed for the first month of hurricane season, urges people with pets to make preparations in case they should be hit by a disaster. That includes making plans for what you would do with your dog in case of a hurricane, tornado, flood or other natural disaster. Here…

First week in June. Pet Appreciation Week.

Here are a few ways you can show your pooch you appreciate them. DIY Dog Toys Puzzle Toy This is a pretty simple craft. You will just need a few of your dog’s favorite treats, a box cutter, and a tennis ball. Once you’ve acquired these materials take the box…

Pet Cancer Awareness Month. 

Sponsored by Pet Cancer Awareness and the Blue Buffalo Foundation for Cancer Research. Set an appointment Setting an appointment is the first step to better your pooch’s health. Having regular check ups for your dog will help keep track of their health and give you piece of mind. Once you…

May 18-24, 2015: Dog Bite Prevention Week.

  This event by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) along with the United States Post Office (USPS) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) focuses attention on preventing dog bites. Here are a few things you can do to train your dog not to bite and how to avoid…

Chip Your Pet Month: Basics for caring for your dog

Caring for a pet is a large responsibility but it can be simplified by using training techniques, providing a healthy diet, maintaining you pup’s weight, and having your dog microchipped after adoption. This way they can be healthy and happy and you never have to worry about your dog should…

Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month.

Lyme Disease can be a painful, tiring, chronic illness that if not treated with caution can shorten the lifespan of your pooch. Luckily it is not only manageable but you can take action to actually prevent the disease. Here are a few tips on how to prevent contraction or deal…

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