Category: Dog Tips

The Best Dog Breeds for Kids

child laying on couch with dog

If you’re thinking about getting a dog, and you have a young family with children, here are some of the best dog breeds to consider. Some dogs can act differently around children, so it’s important to know some of their tendencies before adopting or purchasing. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel These adorable dogs are small in… Read more »

Store Meds Away from Your Dog

Dog makes mess in kitchen

It’s important to always keep your medication out of reach from your pets. Over the counter and prescription meds can be very dangerous for your pets if they get a hold of them. When using medication, make sure you always keep it up high in the bathroom cupboard, and put them away right after use…. Read more »

Nutrition Tips for Dogs

Puppy eating from bowl

Having a healthy and happy dog is essential to their life. Just like humans, dogs need a good nutritious diet for them to live a long life without major health problems. If you’re starting out with your dog, we want you to get off on the right foot with feeding and nutrition. Water This is… Read more »

Activities You Should Do with Your Dog

Hiking with your dog for exercise staying active

Are you running out of activities to do with your dog? Nonsense! There are plenty of activities that you may not know about that are great for you and your dog to take part in. By thinking outside of the box and doing new things, your dog will be able to stay curious and excited… Read more »

Why It’s Important for Doggy Playdates

Dog playdate

Your dog’s social life is incredibly important for their development. When cooped up in the house with no socialization with other dogs, they may become uneasy around other dogs when introduced. It’s vital to start with some playdates early on, so they get accustomed to being around others. Development and Behavior Incorporating playdates in your… Read more »

Factors That Affect How Often You Should Bathe Your Dog

Bathing Your Dog

Do you bathe your dog too often? Keep in mind that dogs naturally groom themselves. They don’t need you to give them a monthly (or weekly) bath. In fact, too many baths in a short period of time can strip away natural oils in your pet’s coat. Skin irritation is likely to occur. Hair follicles… Read more »

Here’s Why Your Dog’s Nails Need to Be Clipped

Dog's Nails

If you were naive, you might acquire a dog as a pet and never pay any attention to their overall health needs. Can you imagine there are some dog owners who never take their dog to a vet or groomer? Horrifying as that is to consider, thankfully the vast majority of dog owners take their… Read more »

Here’s How You Can Prepare a Nervous Dog for the Groomer

Nervous Dogs at the Groomer

Most dogs get a little nervous when their owner takes them out of their comfort zone. If you were a dog who was used to living in one place, and all of a sudden your owner tries to put you in a car and take you somewhere foreign, you’d be nervous too! D’Tails Grooming grooms… Read more »

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Leave Your Dog Home Alone Overnight

Leaving Dogs Overnight

If there’s one thing that dog owners know, it’s that their dog misses them when they’re gone, away from the house. And dog owners typically miss their pet dogs, too. They’ll leave parties and social gatherings early just to get home to their dog, right? How long is too long for a dog to be… Read more »

What Are the Necessities of Pet Care?

Necessities of Pet Care

There are some basic necessities of pet care that all pet owners need to take into consideration. In order to have a healthy and happy pet, there are certain things that need to be provided to our beloved animals– especially dogs. Pets first and foremost need food and water. They cannot live without these things…. Read more »