Category Archives: Dog Walking

5 Reasons to Protect your Dog’s Feet from Burns

Summer has arrived, and it's time to remind dog owners and pet sitters about the dangers of hot pavement.  Most people assume that a dog's feet are tough enough to handle hot sidewalks and streets.  While it's true that their foot pads are generally tougher than your feet and mine, they are not nearly tough…
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Choosing a Dog Leash

Every dog owner needs to have a leash. Choosing the right leash can save you a lot of pain and anguish, especially as your dog is learning to walk with you on his leash. The best leash is one that is 4-6 feet long, depending on the size of the dog. Puppies and small dogs…
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New Years Resolutions for You and Your Pets

Christmas is over and now it's time to think about your New Years resolutions. There's a good chance that, if you're an American, your New Years Resolution will involve some form of diet and exercise.  In fact, the number 1 resolution, year after year, is to lose weight.  So today, we want to encourage you…
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Walk for a Dog!

There's a super cool smartphone app out there, and we are proud to use it and to recommend it to our friends, clients and followers. The app is called WoofTrax, and it's a benefit to you, your dog, and your local shelter. They call it the Walk for a Dog Program. The Walk for a…
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The Two-Dog Advantage

I've had dogs my whole life, and I have loved them all.  From the bouncy puppy stage through the middle years, all the way to those final, heartbreaking days of old age, I've enjoyed having a dog in my life.  But I've always had just one dog at a time, until now. A few years…
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5 Tips for Exercising Pets in Summer

It's the dog days of summer, and nobody wants to be outside in the heat, including your dog.  But dogs need daily exercise in order to maintain optimal health.  So here are 5 tips to help keep your pooch fit and safe during the summer. 1.  Start early. If your dog's exercise routine includes a walk…
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Taking Your Dog on a Picnic

Who can resist the siren call of summer? The tropical breeze and distinctive smell of barbecued treats are something many people crave as the seasons change. If you want to step out into the sun with your dog and savor a meal at the park, take the time to plan and prep. First, choose a…
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