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.
Fun Stuff For Dog Owners
Love dogs? Looking for some fun things to do? Here are lots of really unique fun things for dog owners! Dog board games…. Dog ringtones… Dog phone apps... Dog scrapbooking supplies... and lots of other online dog stuff and activities for serious dog lovers only!
When I’m stuck at home and experiencing cabin fever for whatever reason AND my dogs are there with me, I find myself searching for ways to do these 2 things: save money and get organized! Specifically, I’m always on the hunt to find new ways to save money on stuff for the dog (dog treats, dog food, dog toys, dog beds, dog grooming items, etc). And I’m also looking for clever ways to re-organize all of the dog’s gear and supplies (like I way I organized all of the dog treats and dog food in our house). Today I’m going to share with you some fun ways to do BOTH of those things while spending good quality time with your dog at the same time!
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!
Wondering what to stuff inside of your dog’s Kong toy? Here’s a list of the best Kong recipes that have worked well for lots of dog owners. These dog recipes make delicious treats that you can stuff inside a Kong toy!
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.
Did you realize that you can make over $500 a month dog sitting? As a pet sitter in Seattle, I’ve learned a few things along the way to make dog sitting more profitable and fun. Here are my best tips on how to start offering dog sitting services on the side to make extra money.
Here’s how to draw a dog – it’s quick and easy! Start with an oval shape drawn on paper, then follow these steps to draw a fun dog face or an entire dog’s body. Try it yourself! We’ve got easy-to-follow videos so you can watch each of the steps, as they’re done.
Love dogs? Want to do something to help abandoned animals and pet care facilities in your area? See what’s on the wish list at your local animal shelter.
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.
Becoming a certified dog trainer begins with some specialized schooling followed by lots of training. Here are some basic tips to get you started if you want to obtain dog training certification.
See why most people ultimately decide to foster dogs, and how to find dog foster opportunities where you live. Plus, see what’s required to foster a dog and what you can expect if you become a dog foster parent.
Getting ready to take your dog camping with you? Camping with dogs can be a lot of fun as long as you are prepared. Here’s what you need to know.
Dog photography takes time and patience, but even amateur photographers like you and me who simply want to take better pictures of our dogs can do these simple things to improve our dog photos.
Dog ringtones are a fun way to show you love dogs. One thing’s for sure… they’re definitely attention-getters. Here are the best barking dog ringtones and iPhone apps. You can even create your own dog ringtone! If you’ve got a cellphone… and a dog, then you’re going to love these dog ringtones. You can even make your cell phone “ring” with a barking dog sound!
Social networking is all the rage — even when it comes to finding friends of the four-legged kind! Thanks to Doggyspace, dogs and their owners have a place to gather online and share stories, videos, pictures, and more. I encourage you to check out this fun online community of dogs and dog owners.
If you drive with your dog unrestrained in your car (which means the dog has the freedom to roam from your lap… to the back seat… front seat… and from window to window) and you live in California, then you may be breaking the law soon. I have to say, as much as I have been guilty of doing this in the past, I think driving with lapdogs should be outlawed… and in all states. Here’s the scoop about the new lapdog law regarding drivers with unrestrained dogs in the vehicle…
These cute puppy pictures were submitted by our readers. Feel free to send in pictures of YOUR adorable puppy!…
Google allows their employees who are dog owners to bring their dogs to work! To be respectful of all workers at Google — those who enjoy dogs and those who don’t — they have an ‘Official Dog Policy’ at Google. Their aim is to allow dog owners to enjoy the company of their pets while allowing all Google employees to feel safe and secure in their workplace.
Check out this collection of the best football dog toys, football jerseys and other gear… just for dogs.
There’s no better resource for a dog owner than a veterinarian’s blog. Not only are vet blogs filled with little-known facts and behind-the-scenes info that few are privy to… Vet blogs also show the personal character, fortitude, and never ending love for animals that veterinarians have, day in and day out. These are the best vet blogs… ever! I refer to them often for their professional expertise and personal opinions.
Here are some fun crafts that your dog — and dog lovers — will enjoy this Christmas.
Did you know that the National Dog Show — the two-hour event following the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade — is the most widely viewed dog show in the U.S.?! See what the most searched for dog breeds are this year, according to Yahoo Buzz…
After watching a special on Animal Planet about the Cypress Inn — a luxury dog-friendly hotel that’s owned by Doris Day, I decided to research a little more about this beloved actress and animal rights activist. Here’s what I found…
Here’s a doggy screensaver that features a dog licking your computer screen. Enjoy!
Thinking about getting Fido into dog modeling? Here are some helpful links to point you in the right direction to make your dog a superstar!