Monthly Archives: July 2017

  • Happy camping with your dog. Tips for 2017.

    Ahh, the great outdoors. You love it and your pup loves it. Every summer, I just can’t wait to pack up my camping gear and heed nature’s call (wait, am I using that expression right?). Anyway, if you’re thinking about taking your dog camping with you for the first time, or the hundredth time, there’s a lot to consider to be sure your best bud and your neighboring campers have a great time. For instance, where’s the best place for your dog to sleep? The tent or a dog camping crate? What are the best dog-friendly campgrounds near you? What vaccinations are important to be sure your dog doesn’t get sick while camping? We’ve got a checklist you can follow for a fun trip with Fido.

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  • Summer Barbecue Safety for Your Dog 2017

    I love summer, mainly for the food. I don’t care if it’s pouring down rain, I will still find a way to fire up the grill. Give me burgers, ribs, lightly-charred corn on the cob, chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans... I might have to go BBQ before I even finish writing this paragraph. The only one who possibly loves barbecue season more than me, is my dog. She’s a pro at giving me the “puppy eyes.” As tempting as it is to toss her a hotdog, it can actually cause more harm than good. Here are some tips for how to enjoy summer cooking while also keeping your dog happy and safe. Bon apetite! Continue reading

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