Here is a list of common everyday objects we all have in our houses that I’ve learned firsthand (and while working at a vet) can be deadly to a dog. See what you can do to modify these things to keep your dog safe. Plus, my own DIY puppy proofing tips that I use to keep my dogs safe at home.
Landscaping Ideas That Are Dog-Friendly
See how to protect your lawn and landscaping from your dog. And how to protect your dog from your lawn and landscaping. Outdoor puppy proofing tips for first time dog owners -- to keep your dog’s yard space safe! See what to do when your dog chews things outside that they shouldn’t -- like rocks, sticks, mulch, etc. Plus, dog poop issues and how to make a dog waste compost yourself.
We received this question about dog chewing from a dog owner on our Facebook Page. Since others may be dealing with the same, or a similar, situation I thought I’d share my reply here — along with more details that could be helpful to other dog owners.
My dog ate river stones and 2 of them got stuck in his intestines! He survived the operation, and my wallet survived the $1000 bill. Here’s what you should do if you think your dog ate some rocks, stones, or pebbles.
If you have pet-proofed your home, then you have taken very important steps to ensuring the safety of your pet. However, if you have not pet-proofed your yard, your dog could still be in danger.
Our dogs love to chew on sticks. Much like they like to snap open the shells of peanuts and spit out the crumbs. Here’s a little story about one of our dog’s and his personal mission to de-shrub our backyard!
Another popular thing that people do with dog poo is Recycle it! Here are instructions to build your own doggie waste compost for use in your backyard.
Need some reasons to pick up poop? Here’s a whole list of health reasons & why it’s important to pick up your dog’s poop! Plus, tips that make picking up dog poop even easier.