I have 2 large dogs and they pretty much go wherever I go! I’ve whittled down my list of dog travel necessities to 7 dog car safety items and 7 clever dog travel accessories — the most important things to pack for dog car travel, plus a few clever dog car accessories that you probably haven’t thought of. These are the items that we take along whenever we’re traveling with our dogs in the car. Perhaps you’ll find them useful as well!
Are you and your dog ready for some summer fun? There are a bunch of great products available to make summertime even enjoyable for our furry friends. Some of these are just for fun, while others will help your dog stay more comfortable during the high temperatures. Also, you'll find our picks for the best sunscreen and summer toys for your dog.
See why I think Beau’s Dream Dog Park at Buchanan Park is the best off leash dog park in Lancaster PA. If you’ve never been, you’re missing out! These are my must-know tips for enjoying this beautiful dog park — and what you can expect before you go to this Beneful dog park for the first time.
Dogmobiles: An up-to-date list of the best cars for dog owners. Plus some things that you should look for in a vehicle that your dog will be riding in.
Here are photos of dogs riding on motorcycles… at fast speeds! I never thought I’d see this in person myself… but I did. If you’re considering dog motorcycle riding with your four-legged friends, please also consider a dog motorcycle carrier, dog motorcycle goggles, and a dog motorcycle helmet. Or a dog motorcycle trailer – a few of my motorcycle friends with dogs have safely trailered their dogs behind the bike for years.
I’ve been using Frontline Plus to control fleas AND ticks on my dogs for the past 22 years. I decided to investigate further to learn about the ingredients used in dog flea and tick control products. Here are the safest ones that you should look for when buying flea & tick control for your dog.
Just about every day you’ll see a car going down the road with a dog’s head sticking out of the window. My dogs do it too. With all the bugs, dirt, and debris flying through the air, imagine the damage if your poor dog should get hit in the eye by something. Doggie sunglasses (or doggie goggles) can be quite useful when it comes to protecting your dog’s eyes! Here’s what you need to know.
Tips for stuffing frozen Kong toys that your dog will enjoy on a hot summer day. Plus, lots of homemade frozen dog treat recipes!
Please don’t leave your dog in the car on a warm day — even if the windows are rolled down! And if you happen to see that someone has left their dog inside a hot car, here’s what you should do. Dog hot car laws aren’t clear, but these tips will help!
Yes, dog sunscreen is a must — because dogs get sunburns too! Also important: dog sunsuits, limiting your dog’s time out in the sun, how short you cut your dog’s fur, and doggie eyewear like goggles: Doggles.
Here’s what you need to know about dog sunburn, doggie skin cancer, and which dogs tend to suffer the most from sunburns. Does your dog have a sunburn? Here are some simple DIY home remedies for dog sunburn.
There are a bunch of great products available to make summertime even enjoyable for our furry friends. Some of these are just for fun, while others will help your dog stay more comfortable during the high temperatures.
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.
Dogs are just as likely to suffer from allergies as people are. A dog’s immune system reacts much like a human’s immune system does. Here’s what to look for to help you determine if your dog is suffering from allergies or not. If so, you’ll want to get your dog to the vet immediately.
Two dogs on a trampoline.
Lately, I’ve been seeing so many people riding around with their dogs in the car. Some have the windows completely down. Others have the windows partially rolled up, hoping to keep their dog from jumping out. I’m here to tell you: A dog can fall out of a window that is half-way or even most of the way rolled up!
Does a dog have to wear a lifevest when on board a boat? Everyone knows that people have to wear lifejackets on boats, but do dogs? Here’s what you need to know about dogs and life vests.
I just love this picture of Leo being carefree and FUN on the beach – and in the company of his dogs!
Check it out… Here are two dogs – a Cocker Spaniel and a Jack Russell Terrier — that are adept at rock climbing!
I’ve often wondered what we should do, on those rare occasions when your dog actually catches — but doesn’t kill — some form of wildlife. In our case recently, it was a couple of baby bunny rabbits. Here’s what I learned… and what we did.
Here are some interesting one-on-one confrontations that have occurred between our dogs and wild animals, and what you should do if your dog has a run in with wildlife.
Use this dog beach guide to find the best dog beaches all across the U.S. If you’ll be traveling with your dog, one of these dog-friendly beaches might be near your destination!
Does your dog have ear gunk? Ours does. Here’s a vet-recommended 2-step process for cleaning and treating your dog’s itchy — and dirty — ears.
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’s what you can do in the hours leading up to the fireworks. Plus, what to do if you notice your dog is overly stressed by the loud noises and bright lights.
Wondering what the differences are among all the different flea and tick preventatives on the market? I have firsthand experience using 3 of them — Frontline Plus, K9 Advantix and Advantage — and I review each of them here…
Do you know which dog parks rank as the best dog parks in the United States? Here are the Top 10 dog parks in America for each of the previous years. Plus, tips before you take your dog to the dog park for the first time.