Can dogs be traumatized by fireworks? YES! If your dog becomes traumatized after fireworks, read these helpful tips. A dog’s hearing is 10 times more sensitive than a human’s, so the fireworks are likely to cause your dog some anxiety, stress, and fear. Here are 11 things you can do in the hours leading up to the fireworks to keep your dog from stressing out. Plus, 7 things you should do during the fireworks if you notice your dog becoming overly stressed by the loud noises and bright lights.
Holiday Dog Tips
Lost of fun ideas for you and your dog during each of the major holidays! Dog birthday party ideas and dog cake recipes. Tips for dying your dog’s fur different colors for each holiday. Fourth of July tips for pet owners whose dogs are nervous around loud noises, bright lights, big crowds, and fireworks. Valentine gifts for dogs and dog lovers. Easter treats for dogs and unique dog Easter hunt ideas to try. St Patricks Day activities for dogs and dog-friendly beer options. Fun dog Halloween ideas, safety tips, and holiday dangers to be prepared for -- plus Halloween dog costume ideas that you can buy or make yourself. Thanksgiving turkey feast recipes for dogs. Fun dog Christmas ideas, safety tips, dog craft ideas, and holiday dangers to be prepared for. New Year’s resolutions for dog owners. And holiday gift ideas for dogs and dog owners.
Want to dye your dog’s fur a different color? The safest dog hair dye is food coloring (juice from colorful foods or organic food coloring). Here’s how to dye dog hair yourself at home — without making your pet uncomfortable… or sick!
Here is the best list of foods you should AVOID giving to your dog (human foods that are poisonous or toxic to dogs) + Foods that you CAN give to your dog (human food safe for dogs) — according to pet experts. Plus, what you should know if you decide to offer table scraps and other people foods to your dog at some point.
How will your dog be spending Thanksgiving this year? Chances are, most of our four-legged friends will find themselves smack dab in the middle of the holiday festivities. And many will be on the prowl for turkey treats, table scraps, and dropped food particles! Here’s what dogs can and can’t eat on Thanksgiving day. Plus lots of fun ways to include your dog in the Thanksgiving feast — by making your own Thanksgiving food for dogs with these recipes OR by serving these one-of-a-kind dog-friendly Thanksgiving foods and treats that are now available in stores!
Can dogs eat turkey? Yes… but they might get an upset stomach. See which Thanksgiving dinner foods are safe for dogs, and which ones aren’t. Instead of giving your dog Thanksgiving turkey & all the fixin’s, try these easy homemade Thanksgiving dog treats — to avoid bloat & canine pancreatitis!
Looking for the best dog gifts for yourself or a fellow dog lover? Here are 30+ clever gifts for dog owners. Helpful dog Christmas gifts they’ll really use! I know, because I’ve had dogs all my life, and I actually use every single one of these items and my dogs like ’em too.
Obviously, you wouldn’t want your dog to become ill or injured due to your own negligence. Your dog trusts you to keep them safe. Your best bet is to keep your dog indoors and away from the commotion on Halloween night — to prevent them from becoming frightened, anxious, or injured. Here are some ways to include your dog in Halloween, without stressing out your dog!
I was surprised to learn how many dog owners celebrate the birthdays of their beloved pets by throwing Dog Birthday Parties and serving Dog Birthday Cakes. Here are the fun facts… Plus all the details for you to have your very own Dog Birthday Party!
With Halloween right around the corner, it’s time to think about the type of Halloween costume your dog will wear this year. Here are lots of fun and easy dog Halloween costumes that you can make yourself.
Getting dogs to wear dog clothing and Halloween costumes can be tricky. These are the best tips for getting your dog dressed up without making him uncomfortable. Plus what to do if your dog doesn’t like wearing clothing or costumes at all! And… if you’re going to dress up your dog for Halloween, I’ve got some great tips to ensure that your dog remains happy (and safe) throughout the day… or the entire event.
Whether you’re looking for a Halloween costume for yourself, or your child, there are lots of ideas to choose from here. The best part: most of these are a cinch to make yourself! Dog lovers everywhere will be making — or buying — the following dog-related Halloween costumes this year.
It’s important to keep your dog’s health and safety high in the forefront, so summertime will be a fun time, rather than a tragic time for your dog. Following are some things to watch out for this summer, in order to make sure that your dog is around to enjoy many long hot summers for years to come.
Our dogs lend us an ear, protect us from harm, and are loyal companions that love us unconditionally. Be sure to give your canine companion a gift that he’ll enjoy. Here are some unique ideas to get you started…
Here are the symptoms and treatments for kennel cough — what to look for, how to prevent it, and how to treat it.
If you’re a dog owner, then adding one or more of these resolutions to your own list of New Year’s resolutions will ensure a longer, happier life for you and your dog. What are your New Year’s resolutions this year?
It’s up to you to keep your dog safe when Christmas decorations come out of storage, Christmas trees are put up, and and extra food is set out. Dogs love to explore, and all of these things can be a danger to your dog. Some can cause severe illness and may even be fatal to your dog. Here’s what you need to know.
In addition to the time required to train and care for a new puppy and the financial obligations required throughout the dog’s life, there are dozens of reasons that a Christmas puppy shouldn’t be given as a gift on Christmas Day. BUT… here’s how you can still give a Christmas puppy as a holiday gift!
Hosting a dog birthday party is not only a great way to have some fun, but it’s also a great way to help socialize your dog. It’s also a great reason to get together with friends and family that are also dog lovers. Here are tips for planning a dog birthday party.
There are a handful of great websites devoted solely to pet sitting and overnight boarding for dogs. Through some of them, you can also find specific services like house sitting, walking your dog, grooming, dog training, and more. Here’s the scoop…
Dog owners and pet lovers are certainly not immune from the Ugly Sweater phenomenon! Have a holiday party coming up? You may — or may not — want to wear one of these…
What follows is my growing collection of dogs that have been photographed wearing Halloween costumes. Looking through these might stir up the creative juices and you just might get some interesting ideas for costumes to make for your own dog.
Check out the following pictures of dog flowers. Some are made with REAL flowers. Others were created by placing a real dog behind a painted picture of a flower.Both are fun!
Just in time for Easter, here are some great dog Easter treats!…
Some fun photos of man’s best friend enjoying St. Patrick’s Day… Maybe you’ll find some fun things to do with your dog on this Irish, beer-drinking holiday!
Here are some fun crafts that your dog — and dog lovers — will enjoy this Christmas.
I can’t say it any better than these folks. See why experts in the field agree… it’s never a good idea to give a puppy as a gift, despite the fact that it may seem like the best thing to do. Here are 10 heartfelt stories, revealing why Christmas puppies are never a good idea.
With Halloween right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about a Halloween costume for your dog. These are the best dog Halloween costumes — for dogs and their owners! Lots of popular classics, plus modern new ideas — even DIY costumes for dogs and dog owners.
Like most of you, I’ve always refrained from giving my dogs alcohol of any kind — beer or mixed drinks — knowing that alcohol and dogs just don’t mix. But you may not know that even ICE from a mixed drink could seriously harm your dog. Here’s what you need to know…
If you’re dog is celebrating a Birthday, or some other special occasion, then he deserves an extra-special treat like these Dog-Friendly Frosted Cakes & Treats that can be shipped to your door… Or even a Dog Birthday Cake that you can make yourself! Here are some fancy treats for your dog and the party guests…
Here’s a silly story about two dogs who organized their own Easter Egg Hunt… complete with real-life bunnies and chocolate Easter eggs hidden in the grass. In other words… how two dogs terrorized a family of rabbits in our backyard and munched on rabbit poo for a week!
Any dog — or dog lover — will enjoy these completely personalized doggie gift baskets. You say exactly what you what in it, and that special someone — and their dog — will thank you for such a thoughtful gift!
You say to-MA-toe, I say to-maaa-toe.You say Mardi Gras, puppy says Muddi Gras!… Here are some funny pictures of dogs celebrating Mardi Gras– I mean Muddi Gras — by getting dirty & playing in the mud.
Check out these Santa hats and other pet costumes for your dog this Holiday season. Christmas hats and collars like: reindeer ears, joker collars, Santa costumes, elf costumes, jingle bell collars and holiday bow-ties.