October 22, 2021
Adopting a dog not only saves a life, but it’s one of the most rewarding things you can do! Whether they were surrendered, rescued off the street, or were born in a shelter, your new four-legged family member will be grateful for their new home and will be eager to please their new humans.
They will also need time to adjust to their new surroundings, get used to a structured day-to-day routine, bond with each member of their new family, and may also require some training.
No matter how excited or welcoming your family is, entering a new home can be a stressful time for a rescue dog. Here’s how you can help alleviate their anxiety!
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October 20, 2021
Jack-o-lanterns, trick-or-treating, decorations, haunted houses, and scary movie marathons. Yes, Halloween is without a doubt one of the most exciting and fun holidays of the year. And, as with everything else, pet owners love to get their four-legged family members in on the festivities. Typically, this means dressing your dog or cat up in a funny, spooky, or cute costume. Before you decide on which costume to dress your pet in, consider these important safety tips!
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October 14, 2021
While Halloween is an exciting time for us humans, it can be a downright scary and stressful time for dogs. Constant noise and activity, strange people in strange costumes, doorbells ringing, doors opening and closing – all of this can be highly upsetting to many dogs. Here are some guidelines from DogWatch to help you keep your dog safe and sane on the scariest night of the year.
September 30, 2021
Visiting a dog park can benefit your pup in many ways. It allows them to burn off energy, learn proper socialization skills, and work on their off-leash training commands. The dog park also allows you to learn from other owners and maybe meet a few new friends in the process!
There are, however, a few key things you need to do to prepare your pup for the dog park and some proper etiquette you need to follow.