Dog Drool Can Be Cool!

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Dogs give us so much — unconditional love, companionship, a sense of security, joy… and drool. Sometimes a lot of drool.  Many dog owners are cool with drool. Others, less so. In most cases drool or slobber—call it what you will—is as natural for a dog as a wagging tail. In this article, we’ll discuss why […]

Summer Activities to Burn Off Your Dog’s Excess Energy

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A dog should get all the exercise she needs to burn off excess energy and maintain optimal health. In most cases, the best place for a dog to be active is outside. Not only do the outdoors provide opportunities for exercise, but the sights, sounds and especially the smells keep dogs’ minds active and alert. […]

10 Easy Steps to Keep Your Dog Safe This Summer

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Warmer weather is headed our way, even for us Midwesterners who were brushing snow off of our cars just last week… The earth spins on its axis as it rotates around the sun; and so, despite late spring snowstorms, summer will arrive! Summer is a carefree time best spent outdoors. This is true for us […]

Friendly Dog Breeds That Will Make a Great Addition to Your Pack

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Dog personalities can be as complex as human personalities, running the gamut from shy, aggressive, friendly, playful, and more. A dog’s breed can play a role in its disposition. Although breed isn’t completely determinative of personality, we have a list of 8 common breeds whose behavioral traits make them more likely to live in harmony with other […]

7 Ways to Unleash Your Shy Dog’s Inner-Wolf Spirit

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It’s usually easy to identify shy people. They tend to avoid conversations with strangers, and when they need to speak to others; they often speak quietly and avoid eye contact. Did you know – dogs also display obviously shy behaviors? Does your dog hide when a guest comes over, avoid eye contact or even tremble? […]