Category Archives for Lifestyle

Road Trip! 5 Top Tips for Dog Car Travel

Dogs travel about in cars for all sorts of reasons – to accompany us to work, to get to the park, to go on holiday, to visit friends. Many of these journeys will be short, but we also take our dogs on longer trips. How can we minimize danger to our dogs when traveling?

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The Great Dog Crate Debate Rages On

Dog owners who have never done any crate training with their dogs may see dog crates as a form of punishment. They’re anything but punishment and should never actually be used to punish your dog.

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The Extraordinary Guide Dog…How Do They Do It?!

From 18th Century Paris to the many partnerships between guide dogs and blind handlers today; what is the history of the guide dog and how do they provide the crucial support and companionship that helps so many?

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How Color-Blind Are Dogs & Why Does Their Visual Spectrum Differ?

Regardless of what you might have heard, dogs see more than just black, white, and gray and are therefore not colorblind in that sense.

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Are Igloo Dog Houses The Warmest? 5 of the Best Reviewed

During the bitter winter months, it’s always better to be indoors with your dog and the rest of the family.

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Do Invisible Dog Fences Work? 5 of the Best Reviewed

There’s no doubt that fencing is one of the best ways to prevent your dog from becoming a nuisance in the neighborhood.

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What Is Dog Heat and How Long Is a Female Dog In Heat For?

Whenever we hear of a dog in heat we conjure up images of creatures acting in a very awkward to watch manner.

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Why Are There So Many Rescue Dogs and Are Breeders Making It Worse?

There’s no question that shelters are full of dogs that are in need of good homes. According to the ASPCA close to 6.5 million pets end up in U.S. animal shelters nationwide every year; 3.3 million of them being dogs.

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How Many Hours A Day Do Dogs Sleep & How Much Do They Need?

This is a question that many pet guardians grapple with, especially when they notice irregular sleeping patterns in their pet friends. On average adult dogs sleep for 12–14 hours a day, although the duration can vary depending on other factors such as breed and age.

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How to choose the best dog bed

So how do you know what bed to buy?

Dog beds are a necessity. Your dog needs his own bed for the same reasons you do. Dog beds give your dog their very own place to sleep, a place to relax and watch the world go by and a retreat when life is a little too exciting.

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