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Have you ever wondered how cold is too cold for your dog? I love winter hiking with my dog. The scenery changes, there are fewer people, and we can participate in different activities, like snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Winter outdoor adventures mean colder temperatures. Some dogs can handle cold better than others, depending on …

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There are many reasons someone would want to use an e-collar with their dog that has nothing to do with behavioral issues. A lot of dog owners think that e-collars are only for “bad dogs,” but that’s not true at all. That’s just one of the many myths about e-collar use in dog training. While e-collars …

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With rising temperatures and record heat waves across the planet, we are seeing an increase of blue-green algae blooms in bodies of water. Sometimes, these blooms are toxic and can be harmful, and even deadly to dogs. Harmful blue-green algae blooms are just one of the many potential dangers to look out for when it …

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Like humans, dogs can become dehydrated and it can be serious.  Learning how to recognize the symptoms of dehydration in dogs can save your dog’s life. This is especially important if you are out on the trail and far away from a veterinarian. What Causes Canine Dehydration? Dehydration occurs when your dog loses more water …

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When you’re short on time or the weather is uninviting, enrichment activities are a great way to give your dog some mental stimulation when you can’t give them physical activity. The enrichment activities below are all super simple, take just a few minutes to prepare, and use items that you already have in your house. …

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