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Best way to introduce a dog to a cat so they become best friends
For you cat people out there… adopting a dog when you have a cat in your home already can be[...]
Adopting a shelter dog does not have to be complicated
Adopting a shelter dog can be the most rewarding experience. Nothing like the love a dog that you have rescued[...]
Which dog flea and tick control is the best? [chart]
With so many products on the market, it’s hard to choose which is best flea and tick prevention for dogs. Should[...]
International dog rescue adoptions — can we save them all?
No, you can't save all the dogs, but you can save one. And one dog is all you need to[...]
41 Indestructible Durable Dog Toys for Heavy, Aggressive, Destructive Chewers
If your dog tears apart every toy he can get his mouth on, you aren’t alone. It’s a struggle many[...]
Dog Adoption Stories that Will Make You Smile, Laugh and Cry!
It all started with one question in one of my weekly emails to my loyal subscribers. I was absolutely blown[...]
11 Great Ideas on How to Get Your Dog to Drink More Water
We all know our dogs need clean water to stay healthy and to survive. Without water, he will become dehydrated[...]
21 Secrets To Keeping My House From Smelling Like Dog
Does your house smell like dog? If you walked into my home right now, you may wonder who I am[...]
Beautiful Flowers and Cute Puppies… Are Plants Toxic to Dogs?
First things first, if you think your dog ingested a toxic plant, stop reading now and call your vet immediately![...]
The Secret to Getting Rid of Ear Infections in Your Dog at Home
As a dog owner and foster dog mom, I understand how frustrating it is when your dog has chronic ear[...]
Top 20 Hypoallergenic Treats, Food, and Bones for Dogs with Allergies
As a parent of a dog with allergies, I understand the struggle of finding hypoallergenic treats and foods that my[...]
The Ultimate Guide to Home Remedies for Dog Allergies
My Top List of Easy Home Remedies for Dog Allergies You are here because you want to know what you[...]
The Kennel Cough FAQ and the Truth About the Bordetella Vaccine
What is Kennel Cough? Kennel cough or infectious tracheobronchitis, is a respiratory infection caused by Bordetella bronchiseptica and canine parainfluenza virus. Kennel cough[...]
WARNING! The Hidden Dangers of Flea and Tick Medications
Flea and ticks are pests I think we all can all agree we can do without, they’re creepy, crawly and[...]
How To Adopt A Rescue Dog – Your Step-by-Step Guide
Do you want to adopt a rescue dog but worried about finding one that is the right match for your[...]
53 Questions You MUST Ask a Rescue BEFORE Adopting a Dog
Questions to Ask When Adopting a Dog It can be scary adopting a dog and not know anything about his[...]
What You Need to Know About Lyme Disease and Your Dog
My Dog Has Lyme Disease, Now What? I am saddened to announce our foster dog, Taylor was recently diagnosed with[...]
What’s the Difference Between Spayed and Neutered?
The Difference in a Spay and Neuter is spay refers to a female dog being fixed and neuter is referring[...]
The Best Way to Introduce a Second Dog Into Your Pack
So you’re thinking about adopting a second dog? Do you have a vision that both dogs will be best friends,[...]
What are the First Things I Need to Teach My New Puppy?
Are you wondering when or how to start training your puppy? The short answer is right NOW! The following puppy[...]
11 Fun Enrichment Games to Play with Your Dog Inside
With the short days of winter and rainy spring, you and your dog can quickly get cabin fever! Here in[...]
The Whirlpool of Grief – Stages of Grief After Losing a Pet
Grieving the loss of your dog is never easy. Unfortunately, I have lost 5 dogs in my lifetime. I can[...]
What’s the Difference Between a Dog Rescue and Humane Society or Shelter
Rescue Adoption vs. Humane Society vs. Shelter If you’re ready to adopt a dog, you may be searching on an[...]
The Best Way to Surprise Someone with a Puppy for Christmas
Creative Ways to Surprise Someone with a Puppy for Christmas Are you thinking of surprising someone close to you with[...]
Top 11 Reasons Why Adopting a Senior Dog is the Perfect Choice
Did you know, November Is National Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month? Senior dogs are often overlooked at the shelter and rescues, well, simply[...]
Your Ultimate Guide to Dogs and Pumpkin – Can My Dog Eat Pumpkin?
Can My Dog Eat Pumpkin? Pumpkins are everywhere in the fall… but are they safe for your dog? If your[...]
Product Review: Seek-A-Treat Shuffle Bone Dog IQ Puzzle
Interactive Dog Puzzle If you’re looking for ways to play and interact with your dog, you may have seen these[...]
5 Simple Ways to Stop Your Dog’s Pee from Killing Your Grass
Is your dogs pee killing your grass? Is your once lush, green backyard spotted with yellow dead spots? We’ve been[...]
Use this Checklist to Relieve All Anxiety About Leaving Your Dog While on Vacation
Wondering what to do with your dog while on vacation? As much as I like to take our dogs with[...]
Why You Should Adopt a Dog from a Foster-Based Rescue
Until becoming involved in fostering dogs, I really didn't consider the difference between adopting a dog from a humane society[...]
Why is My Dog Aggressive with Food – Resource Guarding?
Dogs and Resource Guarding Dogs that are aggressive when it comes to their food, is also called Resource Guarding. Resource[...]
How Do I Get My Puppy to Stop Nipping or Biting Me?
Every person that adopts a puppy will ask this question… how do I get my puppy to stop biting me?[...]
5 Reasons Why Your Dog is Digging and How to Stop It
How to Stop My Dog from Digging Wondering how to stop your dog from digging up your yard? Have you[...]