Spring

dog in front of garden

Dig It!: The DogWatch® 2022 Gardening Checklist For Keeping Your Pup Safe

Spring is here… at last! We’re betting all the green-thumbed folks out there can’t wait to get back to work on their gardens! Of course, your dog is also excited to spend more time outdoors. However, gardening plus dogs isn’t always a winning combination.

So how do we prevent our beloved pets from stomping on, digging up, or otherwise destroying all that hard work? Try this 8-step checklist we’ve pulled together to help ensure that this year you and your dog will fully enjoy your beautiful backyard!

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dog in front of irish flag, Happy Saint PAWtrick's Day!: 7 Unique Dog Breeds From Ireland

Happy Saint PAWtrick’s Day!: 8 Unique Dog Breeds From Ireland

Ireland is home to rolling green hills, impressive seaside land formations, and world-class cities. The Emerald Isle also has a long and storied history with unique canine breeds. When these dogs aren’t being employed as working dogs or beloved pets, they have been the inspiration for literature, poetry, and music for hundreds of years.

As the saying goes, everybody is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, and the dogs in this post are Irish through and through, with many proudly bearing names that reveal their Celtic roots. So put on your green, sit back, and read all about the dogs of Ireland. Sláinte!

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a collie and lilacs

Collie-Flowers: Dog-Friendly Plants That Will Make Your Garden Beautiful

You love gardening. You love dogs. Gardening plus dogs, however, is not always a winning combination. In addition to our 8-step Dog-Friendly Gardening Checklist, we’ve compiled a list of pet-safe plants for your spring garden, and some plants to avoid. Check it out, and share photos of your garden and your dogs on our Facebook pageRead post »

Dog On Hike, Taking A Hike: How To Keep Your Dog Safe While On The Trail

Taking A Hike: How To Keep Your Dog Safe While On The Trail

Hiking is the perfect way to give your dog a full day of exercise while exploring new surroundings and new smells. Whether it’s a casual mile in the woods, a day-long journey scaling a high-altitude peak, or anywhere in between, there are some safety precautions you should be taking to keep both you and your dog safe.

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