How to Keep a Dog Cool

How to Keep a Dog Cool

Just like us, our beloved dogs struggle with the sweltering summer heat. Dehydration and overheating can quickly turn a fun day into a dangerous situation, with the risk of fatal heatstroke always looming. But don’t worry, there are simple steps you can take to keep your furry friend safe and comfortable. From adjusting walk times…

Dog Enrichment

Dog Enrichment

As devoted dog owners, we’re well aware of the physical needs of our furry companions – the daily walks, the playtime at the park. But what about their mental needs? Just like us, dogs require mental stimulation to thrive. Encouraging activities that engage their senses and intellect can do wonders for their overall happiness and…

Getting a new puppy

Getting a new puppy

So, you’re considering adding a furry bundle of joy to your family? The allure of a puppy is undeniable, but before you take the plunge, have you considered all the factors involved? Bringing a puppy into your home is a significant responsibility, one that requires careful consideration and preparation. As someone who embarked on this…

Toxic Foods for Dogs

Toxic Foods for Dogs

In the world of our four-legged companions, curiosity often extends to their taste buds, and many dogs, much like my own Schlappohr, are notorious for their gastronomic explorations. However, not all that glitters is gold, especially when it comes to their diet. As a responsible dog owner, understanding the potential hazards and which foods are…

Three Basic Dog Commands

Three Basic Dog Commands

Embarking on the journey of teaching your dog basic commands, whether they are a playful pup or a seasoned rescue, is not just about obedience—it’s a pathway to building a stronger bond, instilling confidence, and providing essential mental stimulation. As you guide your furry friend through commands like “sit,” “lie down,” and “stay,” you’re not…