Australian Shepherd puppy looks out the window

Dogs Can Get the Back To School Blues, Too!

It’s that time of year most kids dread − Back to School. The end of summer means less time to play outside with friends, and more time devoted to classes and homework. That’s enough to put most kids in a bit a funk, but did you know the family dog might also share their pain?

That’s right, dogs can suffer from the Back to School blues, too. Check out these tips to help your dog manage the transition from summer vacation to a new school year. By following this prescribed “homework,” you can help banish these blues soon and restore your dog to a happy state.

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Yellow Lab with DogWatch collar, sitting in leaves

Keeping Your Dog Safe This Fall

Fall is here! It’s the season of apple and pumpkin picking, Halloween costumes, and of raking leaves into giant piles. (And then jumping into them, of course!) There’s no doubt that fall can be a fun and exciting time for everyone, including your dog. However, with the abundance of activities and agriculture, there are also some dangers to be aware of as you and your furry friend enjoy the season. Here’s what to look out for:
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Man hiking at waterfall with yellow lab

Adventure Time: DogWatch’s Checklist for Hiking with Your Dog

Are you planning a hike with your dog? Great idea! Hiking is a wonderful way to get some exercise, explore the outdoors and bond with your pup. Before you hit the trail, though, we’ve put together a checklist to make sure you are prepared for your big adventure.
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Dog in leaves

Homemade Dog Treat Recipes Featuring Fresh Fall Ingredients

Is your dog tired of his regular treats? Are you looking for a healthy option to use for training? Or do you just want to pamper your pup with homemade recipes that will make her smile? The DogWatch team has found some yummy dog treat recipes for you to try at home, featuring fresh fall ingredients like pumpkin, butternut squash, sweet potatoes and apples!
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