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4 useful tips for training your Havanese
With these Havanese dog-training tips, you and your pup will be well on your way to a better understanding of each other. This will make training oh-so-much-easier, and even fun, for both of you. Here’s what you need to know before you get started training your Havanese:
What you need to know about dog puberty before it happens
Although you probably remember your own puberty experience, dog puberty sounds like an entirely different thing. When a dog grows up, though, he goes through many of the same changes and hormonal fluctuations humans do. Each dog reacts to these transitions a little differently, but there are certainly a few things to know that will make the process so much easier. It never hurts to be prepared, right?
Is salt bad for dogs? It can be dangerous if you aren’t careful
How much salt can a dog have? What does salt do for dogs? These kinds of questions are more and more common as dogs become more than just pets — they’re part of the family. Whether Fido snuck a little too much people food or you’re concerned about saltwater ingestion, we’ve got everything you need to know.
7 Halloween pet safety tips all pet parents should follow
The spookiest night of the year can be just as fun for your furry friend as it is for you or your kids, though it may take some planning to ensure a happy and safe Halloween pet. From moving the candy to double-checking your decorations, there’s a lot to be done! Luckily, we’re here to help you get a head start on the festivities with a few Halloween pet safety tips.
Does your pup need a dog rain jacket? It might depend on the breed
Dog rain jackets are more than just adorable — they’re practical, too. Even your most basic raincoat for dogs is more than meets the eye. Besides keeping your pup dry, they can help with warmth, visibility, and even skin and coat health.
The best dog raincoats you can get under $20 right now
As the cooler — and often rainier — months of the year roll around, many of us are unpacking raincoats, waterproof boots, and other wet-weather gear. While you’re organizing your seasonal wardrobe, you should consider adding a dog rain jacket to your collection, too.
These dog breeds should definitely have a dog coat for winter
Dog coats for winter come in a variety of styles and thicknesses, so you’re bound to find whatever your pup needs. Whether it’s a sweater for everyday wear or a windbreaker for stormy walks, these are the breeds that should be dressed for warmth this winter.
How to train your Sheltie to be an excellent watchdog
With these Sheltie training tips, you and your pup can work together to learn how to keep your house and family safe. You’ll show your dog what you expect from him when a stranger approaches, what kind of behavior will be rewarded, and when to back down and stop barking. Here’s what you need to know before you begin training your Sheltie to be a watchdog.
4 best dog couches that your dog (and wallet) will love
Furniture has gone to the dogs! Once upon a time, there were only dog beds, but now you’ll find anything from luxury canine houses to affordable dog sofas. Who would’ve imagined that one day we’d spend more time and money on our pet’s comfort than our own? Even our living rooms are turning into sanctuaries of canine comfort — but can a room look cute and be pet-friendly?
3 delicious Halloween treats you can make for your dog
Halloween treats for dogs are in no short supply, especially if you’re a pet parent who likes to make dog treats from home. With just a few seasonal ingredients and some time to spend in the kitchen, anyone can bring these fun recipes to life. Trust us, your dog will certainly be glad you did! And with treats this adorable, even the trick-or-treaters will be jealous.
Do these 5 things immediately if your dog eats Halloween candy
Our fur babies don’t necessarily know that they’re putting something dangerous into their mouths, so it’s up to their beloved pet parents to keep them safe. Luckily, that’s exactly what we’re here to help with. From treating a possible case of food poisoning to preventing these incidents altogether, these are the five things you should do if your dog breaks into the Halloween candy:
10 best healthy veggies you can share with your dog
If you’ve found yourself asking the internet what veggies are good for dogs, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the multitude of answers. So many vegetables, from leafy greens to squash and everything in between, are not only safe for dogs but nutritious besides!
7 cute small-dog Halloween costume ideas to try
These small-dog Halloween costumes pack an extra punch of cuteness with their mini sizing, but many come (or can be made) in a variety of sizes. From DIYs to store bestsellers, these outfits for petite pups are sure to be winners come Halloween night. These are our frighteningly fabulous favorites:
8 amazing large-dog Halloween costume ideas to try
Here’s the good news: You don’t have to spend a ton on these dog Halloween costume ideas. Not only are they all reasonably priced (especially compared with Halloween costumes for people), but some of them are completely DIY-able, too. How you decide to dress up your dog is totally up to you — she’s going to be the star of the show this Halloween, that’s for sure.
6 incredible family Halloween costumes that include your dog
Witches, superheroes, movie stars … do you know what you’ll dress up as for Halloween this year? As you take some time to plan the perfect costume, make sure to include your best furry friend to ensure a fun and safe Halloween for your pet — a family Halloween costume with the dog will be just the thing!