It’s summer, and that means vacation time. It’s the perfect opportunity to load the whole family in the car and hit the road. I know that some dogs don’t like the car but I, for one, love a good road trip. If you’re road tripping this summer and taking your dog along, here’s what you don’t want to forget when packing. The bare basics – Leash and collar with tags. – Food. If you’ll be gone a long time, you…
It’s said that dog owners spend from $1,000-$2,000 on average per dog each year, and that’s not even counting the initial cost of the dog, which can be several hundred to several thousand dollars for a purebred. While there’s no arguing that this is money well-spent on man’s best friend, you may be wondering how to cut down on the inevitable expenses of food, gear, toys, treats, veterinary care, and more. Here are 10 ways to cut down on costs.
Just like humans, dogs can suffer from allergies. Approximately 1 to 2 in 10 dogs have allergies, meaning this is a common condition – and yet a lot of owners don’t know their dogs are suffering. Here’s how to go about getting a diagnosis for your dog and how to treat them if they do have allergies.
From my point of view, snuggling up together for a nap is one of the great joys in life. My owner Penelope seems to think so, too, and as does about 50% of the pet-owning population in this country, all of whom sleep in the same bedroom (and possibly bed) as their pets. But there are certainly pros and cons to allowing your dog to sleep in bed with you.