I’ve researched the cities (and states) which appear on 5 popular lists of dog friendly cities. There are 27 cities in 20 different states represented. I’m going to summarize the findings for you — to help you decide if you might want to move to one of these cities or travel there with your dog!
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!
Here are my photos of dogs riding motorcycles… at fast speeds on highways! I never thought I’d see this in person… but I did. If you’re considering riding with your dog on the motorcycle, please also consider a dog motorcycle carrier of some sort, dog goggles, and a dog helmet. Or a motorcycle dog trailer — like my friend uses when motorcycling with her two large dogs! (See pictures here.)
Dog walking is better than dieting… here’s proof! See the results from several dog walking research studies + How much you need to walk your dog to lose weight.
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.
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.
No, these aren’t business cards for your dog. (Well, I guess they could be if you wanted them to be — if your dog is that popular at the dog park!) These are business cards for dog lovers. I can think of lots of ways that these cards could be useful.
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…
Sam Simon — co-creator of The Simpsons — started The Sam Simon Foundation and he doesn’t even accept donations. He rescues abandoned dogs and trains them to be service dogs, rather than being euthanized. What a hero!
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.
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!
As many of you already know, Hank the Dog has his own blog. Here’s a humorous take on e-mail vs pee-mail… from a dog’s point of view.
Make a realistic looking magazine cover featuring a picture of your dog! It’s fast. It’s free. It’s easy to do yourself online!
What the?… I’m sure this would be a harmless fun prank for some people, but I’d be very careful in choosing who you send this dog-friendly gift to!
Wouldn’t it be great if there were a college degree that could be earned that solely focused on dog training, dog behaviors, and the many ways that we are incorporating dogs into our society these days? It would be called Canine College, and it would help dog lovers everywhere become the most knowledgeable, well-trained, and most responsible dog owners in the country!
Looking for a fun board game for dog lovers? Whether for yourself or as a gift for someone else, Dog-opoly is your answer! Here’s where you can get Dogopoly, modeled after the classic Monopoly game…
If picking up your dog’s waste every time makes you queasy, then Poop Freeze is for you! This revolutionary spray freezes the dog poop in 10 seconds, making clean-up a breeze. Here’s more…
These are Dog Lover Printables that can be use in scrapbooks, memory books or as greeting card decorations. They can even be used in a picture frame as a backdrop. This is your chance to be creative!…
Thanks to a fun new gadget by Hyper Products called the Doggie Driver, you can perfect your golf swing while your dog works on his fetch. This one-of-a-kind golf club doubles as a tennis ball launcher!
Is your dog ‘mad’ about basketball?… Help him show his team spirit this basketball season by dressing him up in a doggie basketball uniform from his favorite team… or consider a new toy like these basketballs that come in all shapes and sizes.