Tips + Health

7 Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool and Safe This Summer

 

This article is brought to you in partnership with Alltech and NutriSource Pet Foods. $5 off coupon ahead! Yup, it’s hot out. And while we humans love throwing on a swimsuit and soaking up the rays, summer heat and humidity can be brutal for your dog, especially if you don’t take extra steps to ensure your buddy’s comfort. […]

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How to Know When it’s Time to Adopt a Second Dog

 

Many questions cross the mind of dog parents each day: “Did I leave the butter dish too close to the edge of the counter?” “Does my dog follow me to the bathroom because I follow her?” Then there’s a bigger question that eventually presents itself once you’ve settled into doggy bliss: “Should I get another dog?” If […]

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How to Ace the Foster-Dog Application

 

You did it: you decided to commit to the life-saving work of fostering a dog. Maybe a pair of puppy-dog eyes, longing for a home of their own, caught your eye on Facebook. Or maybe you learned that each year, more than 1.5 million dogs and cats are euthanized in overcrowded shelters. Either way, you’ve […]

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How to Safely Remove a Tick

 

This article’s made pawsible by our friends at NexGard. Scroll down to learn what makes them great. Spring has officially sprung, and while that means sunshine, gallivanting in nature, and all the grilled meats you can handle, it can also mean lots and lots of ticks fur dogs and their humans. Of course, pet parents […]

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How to Be a Good Dog About Town

 

This article is brought to you in partnership with The Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago. If pupper’s gonna be your big-city adventure bud, he’s gotta be safe, pawlite, and comfortable all over town, whether you’re sippin’ puppuccinos, enjoying a little re-tail therapy, or gettin’ your fetch on at the dog park. Here’s your cheat sheet for […]

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6 Ways to Make Your Yard More Dog-Friendly

 

This article is brought to you in partnership with High Profile Green, an all-natural lawn services company in Minneapolis. Doggos lurve to be out in the yard: chasin’ squirrels, sniffin’ bushes, and sunbathing naked. Here are six ways to make your yard a safe and beautiful dog-hooman haven. 1. Fertilize and prevent weeds safely. Serious […]

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