Category: Dog Tips

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 »

The Importance of Dogs Getting Their Proper Exercise

Dogs and Exercise

People today tend to live busy lives, being pulled in many different directions daily. It can become easy to ignore the needs of pets. That said, dog owners need to pay attention to their dog’s mental and physical well-being. One key component of this is exercise. Your dog should be getting proper exercise, which typically… Read more »

How Often Should You Bathe Your Dog?

Bathing Your Dog

Most Americans are used to bathing or showering daily. But what about dogs? Obviously they don’t take daily showers… so how often should you bathe your dog? If you’re the type of person who loves to give your pet dog a bath, then once a week is plenty. When you give a dog a bath,… Read more »

Tips for Planning “Playdates” for Your Dog

Dogs are generally social animals. They often like to get together with other dogs to play. This is good for their psychological well-being, and it typically involves running around, so they get exercise, too. Here are some tips for planning “playdates” for your dog. First, assess your dog’s overall personality. He or she is surely… Read more »