How to Know if Your Pup Needs an…

  Depending on the breed, activity, and diet you may need to make sure your pet gets a bit more exercise than others. By going for an extra walk or play a nightly game of Frisbee after work you may help your furry friend live a longer, happier life. Know…

Top 5 Nearby Outdoor Destinations for You and…

Outdoor Destinations For Canine and You! Chickies Rock – Columbia, PA Chickies is a great way to get plenty of exercise with your pooch. There are plenty of trails that vary in difficulty and views. One of the best trails is the one to Pinnacle. It is a fairly easy…

The Alaskan Malamute: Family Dog From the Great…

Family Dog From the Great North Of the dogs that bear a passing resemblance to their wolf forbears, few are quite so wolfish in appearance as the Alaskan Malamute. Their shaggy fur, piercing eyes, and strong bodies make them formidable creatures, but they are also man’s best friend on the…

Top Ten Animated Canine Companions, Part Two

Canine Companions, Part Two Dogs are man’s best friend, and we can see that represented in all of our media, including cartoons and other animated shows and films! In fact, many cartoon dogs are iconic characters whom we remember more fondly than most human characters, and long after their shows…

Top Ten Animated Canine Companions, Part One

Canine Companions, Part One Dogs are man’s best friend, so it makes sense that in the stories we tell ourselves, this is reflected – and even magnified in those fictions! Indeed, some cartoon dogs are practically iconic characters that are larger than most human characters, and we remember them well…

What Exactly IS A Hound?

Just What IS a Hound? When talking about dogs and the specialized breeds that comprise the species, we run into a number of words over and over again, words used to describe particular breeds: terriers, bull dogs, and more. One word in particular that we often see is the term “hound,”…

Top Dog Friendly Vacation Destinations In Our Area

5 Dog Friendly Vacation Destinations Lancaster, PA – Beau’s Dream Dog Park at Buchanan Park Beau’s Dream Dog Park welcomes small and large dogs to run around their water park, play a game of fetch (with their own tennis ball throwing tree!), or run through their agility park. Beau’s Park…

Top Dog Breeds For Hiking and the Outdoors

Top 5 Dog Breeds for Hiking German Shepherd German Shepherds are incredibly intelligent and well-behaved dogs. While hiking they will be more than courteous to your fellow hikers and more than happy to stay close to you on the trail. If allowed to go off the leash, however, they can…

Dog Allergies and Spring Time: What To Do…

Put Down The Tissues: Dealing with Spring Time Dog Allergies Spring Cleaning Vacuum, vacuum, vacuum. Dog hair and dander can get into the strangest places in your home. When you have a animal it is good to dust once a week and vacuum about three times a week. By maintaining…

Springtime Activities For Doggie Days!

Doggie Days: Spring Activities and Exercise Now that the birds are singing and the grass actually looks green it may be time to stretch your legs and have some fun outside. If you have a dog, they may be itching even more than you are to get outside (there is…

Why is the Beagle a Sought-After Hunting Dog?

The Hunting Dog Most purebreds are known for the particular traits that they were bred for, with a wide variety of traits having been in the minds of breeders over the centuries. In some cases, they were seeking simple strength, speed, or intelligence – and certainly these are qualities that every…

The Goldendoodle: Smart, Fun, and Hypoallergenic

Smart, Fun, and Hypoallergenic It can sometimes be difficult for a person to understand the idea that a dog has a purpose that has literally been bred into them, yet that is precisely the case with many purebreds. Over the past several centuries, these purebred dogs have been shaped towards…