Got A Dog That Loves To Go Crazy With Their Toys? Then They Need This For Christmas

Got A Dog That Loves To Go Crazy With Their Toys? Then They Need This For Christmas

Advertisement There’s no doubt your pup made it to the nice list this year, but picking out the perfect Christmas present is tricky. Between all the balls, ropes, frisbees, stuffed ducks, and squeaky pigs you’ve ever brought home, nothing has lived for the long-term. Your dog is a destroyer of toys, a teddy bear shredder, and she leaves behind stuffing and squeakers wherever she goes. You know she finds her destructive type of play to be the most fun, but that doesn’t mean you can keep charging your credit card with toys that…continue reading →
Why Do Dogs Destroy Their Toys?

Why Do Dogs Destroy Their Toys?

Advertisement You know the drill—you scour every aisle and thoughtfully consider what toy your dog will like best. You pick out what you think is the perfect squeaky duck or oinky pig, but within minutes of presenting it to your dog, you’re picking it off the floor in pieces. There’s a pile of fluff over there, the squeaker somehow made it under the couch, and the culprit—your dog—seems completely satisfied with her crime. Some dogs carry around their toys like precious family heirlooms, but that’s not your dog. Your dog is a destroyer…continue reading →

The 6 Best Toys For Puppies

While your little pup seems to be focused on perfecting the art of puppy dog eyes and chewing your shoes, being only a few months old is hard work. They deal with teething pain and tough training, and they’re constantly learning about the world around them. When you pick the right toys for your pup, they’ll serve the dual purpose of adding fun to their lives and helping with physical and mental development. Here are a few toys on the top of your puppy’s wish-list. #1 – Brain Ball by Project Play™ Balls…continue reading →
Got A Dog That Loves To Chew? Then You Gotta Try This!

Got A Dog That Loves To Chew? Then You Gotta Try This!

Advertisement Lots of pet supply companies advertise dog toys designed for powerful chewers, but far too many fail to live up to the hype. The products are either no match for “ruff” and rugged chompers, or pups simply find them boring. That’s where the AgriChew™ comes in! Accidentally invented by farmer Mark Smith, the AgriChew is tough, yet flexible with a unique shape that inspires dogs to romp and gnaw. Smith’s family business makes parts for the agricultural industry and originally created the AgriChew as a shock-absorbing part for use in irrigation equipment. One…continue reading →

10 Clever Canine Enrichment Ideas You Can Easily Do At Home

Advertisement Mental stimulation is essential whether your dog is a high-energy puppy or laid-back older dog. It doesn’t matter if they pick up on training quickly or need a little extra practice to learn new skills. New experiences and learning opportunities will always benefit their well-being. The best part is, canine enrichment doesn’t need to be expensive or hard to organize. Dog owners have put their minds together to come up with clever ways to keep their pups happy, healthy, and entertained. Here are a few of their best ideas. #1 – Frozen…continue reading →
Top 4 Tips For Avoiding Dementia In Your Senior Dog

Top 4 Tips For Avoiding Dementia In Your Senior Dog

As dogs age, their muzzles grow grey, their bodies slow down, and some are at risk of developing dementia. Also referred to as canine senility or Canine Cognitive Dysfunction (CCD), dementia is a condition that can cause stress, anxiety, confusion, and puts a dog’s safety at risk. It’s heartbreaking to watch a senior dog suffer from the effects of dementia, but it’s a painful reality everyone who loves an aging dog needs to prepare for. The exact cause of dementia in dogs is unknown, but many veterinary professionals agree it has something to…continue reading →

The 12 Best Toys For Senior Dogs

Advertisement While senior dogs don’t need as much exercise as puppies, it is still very important that they remain active. Regular play sessions get the blood flowing to the joints, which can alleviate pain and slow the progression of arthritis. Playing also helps prevent weight gain as the metabolism slows, and keeps your senior’s brain active, helping to stave off dementia! Besides, just because your pooch is aging, doesn’t mean he can’t still enjoy a good toy! Whether your old pal loves to chase a ball, catch a frisbee, snuggle a plushie, chew…continue reading →

Why Do Some Dogs Love To Shred Paper?

Advertisement You know your dog has a paper shredding problem when you come home to find what’s left of the toilet paper roll in the living room, unread mail torn and scattered across the floor, and every tissue box in the house suddenly empty. The old excuse of “my dog ate my homework” now seems like a valid explanation, and you can’t figure out why your otherwise well-behaved dog can’t keep their teeth from tearing up all the paper in sight. Image source Flickr/Eugene Chan Vetstreet lists Boxers, Cairn Terriers, Maltese, and Golden…continue reading →
14 Valentine’s Day Gifts For The Special Pup In Your Life

14 Valentine’s Day Gifts For The Special Pup In Your Life

Advertisement Traditional Valentine’s Day gifts like mushy cards, red roses and absurdly large heart-shaped boxes of chocolates just won’t do when your Valentine happens to be your pup! The 14 products on this list are specifically designed to delight the pooch who stole your heart. Whether your dog is a chow hound, a plushie lover or a fetch enthusiast, the perfect present is just a click away! 1. ZippyPaws Emojiz Plush Toy, $5.96 In a world where texting is the preferred mode of communication, tell your dog you love him with this Heart…continue reading →