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How to keep your dog happy during quarantine

 
Quarantine with your dog: Woman holds beagle on her lap while typing on a computer.

Quarantine with your dog: Make sure you have enough food, take lots of walks, play games with your pup, and don’t forget to snuggle.

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us to stay home. 

Isolation can get quite boring and lonely. But, lucky for you, your dog is there to keep you company, and they are probably thrilled that you’re now home all the time. 

But how do you continue to keep your furry friend happy while you have to stay cooped up inside? Here are some tips for surviving quarantine with your dog. Continue reading “How to keep your dog happy during quarantine”

6 ways to make your dog neighbor-friendly

 
Bulldog peeks over fence. Make your dog neighbor-friendly. Listen to their concerns, especially if your dog barks at them nonstop, dig holes, or escapes into their yard.

Make your dog neighbor-friendly. Listen to their concerns, especially if your dog barks at them nonstop, dig holes, or escapes into their yard.

Dogs make great companions; that’s why it’s essential to train your dog to be neighbor-friendly. Unfortunately, introducing your pet to neighbors is easier said than done.

But don’t worry! We put together a list of six ways to make your dog neighbor-friendly! Continue reading “6 ways to make your dog neighbor-friendly”

7 dog breeds at highest risk for obesity

 
Chubby bulldog puppy. Bulldogs are one of the most common obese dog breeds.

The bulldog is one of the most common obese dog breeds.

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) classifies 55.8% of dogs in the United States as overweight or obese. In the United Kingdom, 1.7 million dog owners have been told their pets are overweight in the past year alone (according to research by Direct Line).

These are alarming figures, especially when you consider that obesity can result in serious health effects that can shorten a dog’s life span.

Below, we take a look at seven breeds that are the most common obese dog breeds. Continue reading “7 dog breeds at highest risk for obesity”