It depends on the age, activity level and health of your dog but ideally every dog should have at least four opportunities to go outside and do their business
Bathroom breaks are not a substitute for exercising a dog's mind and body. Dogs should have the opportunity to go on at least one walk a day, play time, going to dog parks (if they like that sort of thing) and other games or activities to stimulate their minds.
Petcube is an interactive wireless pet camera that helps you stay connected to your pets when you are not at home. Petcube pet monitor system lets you watch, talk and play laser games with your dog or cat from anywhere using your smartphone. You can share access to your pet video cam with your friends, family or anyone else on Petcube network.
TV has gone to the dogs.... Want to learn more? Click on the image above to go to DOGTV to find out how you can entertain your pooch during the day.
Click below to view questions from pet parents to see if watching TV is okay for your dog.
I tried it out on one of my housebound hounds Derby this morning. I'm not sure if he really enjoyed it, was confused or indifferent. Still fun though :)
A recent study by the American Pet Products Association revealed that close to 50% of Americans own more than one pet, an all time high. My family and I have 4 dogs and many of our clients have 2 dogs or more and maybe a cat or two.
Pets aren't cheap, they are like children in many ways and the expenses can add up quickly! When budgeting for vacations families must also factor in the cost for finding the proper pet care while they are away.
I look at pet sitting and dog walking as a necessary luxury. We can't be with our fur babies all the time and need help. So I did a little research on how much it would cost to board multiple dogs in a boarding facility vs having them stay at home with a professional pet sitter.
The main thing every pet parent should consider when finding the proper pet care for their babies is what is best for their dog(s). Only you will know how your dog will do at home or in a kennel. Here is a wonderful article by Patricia McConnell (a well respected dog trainer/behaviorist).