Life/Leisure Articles
Your dog isn’t just a ball of fur meant to mellow at your feet all day; he’s a part of your life, and a part of your family. Learn how to incorporate your pooch into your routine with articles about everything from traveling with your dog to finding ways to stay healthy and fit together.

Life/Leisure Articles
  • Dog's Benefits to Children
    Too many people believe that when a new little human is on the way, it means that Fido’s gotta go. What these people don’t realize is that a pooch can be an excellent teacher and teaching tool for a child. Munchkins can learn all kinds of life lessons from the family dog.

  • Water Fun and Safety
    As the days grow warmer and longer and summer inches its way closer and closer, thoughts begin to drift and fade into daydreams of sunny beaches and cool, refreshing pools. Then it comes—that first gorgeous, hot, sun-shining day of the season. It’s time to hightail it to the nearest beach and celebrate summer, but does your dog get to come along?

  • Traveling With Your Dog
    There’s no question, life is always better with your dog by your side. So, of course, you’ll want to bring your best furry friend along when you go out of town. Planning to take your pooch on a trip with you is a process, there are a lot of things you have to keep in mind, and a lot you’ll need to do in advance, so start planning now.

  • Get Out & Active with Your Dog
    One of the best ways to get in shape and stay that way is to give your dog what he already craves, plenty of fun exercise. Dogs make amazing work out partners because they are consistent, reliable, and enthusiastic; they also never make excuses, never tease you, and don’t try to compete with you.

  • Dogs & Children Living In Harmony
    Whether you’re expecting a child and already have a dog, or you have kids and are about to get a new dog, there’s a lot you can do to ensure that the two will have a safe, mutually beneficial friendship. Of course, the number one priority is to teach both your dog and your child what is ok and what is not ok to ensure safe play for both parties.

  • Camping with Your Dog
    Camping with your dog can be extremely rewarding and tons of fun, as long as you prepare properly for the trip and remember to be considerate of your dog and others on the trails.

  • Be a Good Dog Neighbor
    Robert Frost wrote that “good fences make good neighbors.” It is equally true that good dog owners make good neighbors. Neighborly relationships are ruined every day by unconscientious dog owners, and poorly trained dogs. But, if you take the right measures, you can have your dog and your friendly neighbors too, whether you have good fences or not.

  • Automobile Safety
    There are an estimated six million car accidents in the United States every year. We all know that our dogs are precious cargo, so we must be mindful of the necessary automobile safety precautions one must consider before putting the pedal to the metal.

  • Arlo the Hero Hound
    Every dog is different, every dog is special, and every dog is capable of amazing and wonderful feats out of love, strength, and the desire to please. This is the story of one extraordinary puppy, named Arlo, who saved my life.