Dog Care

Dogue de Bordeaux puppy itching

How to Get Rid of Your Dog’s Fleas – and Keep Them Away!

Fleas. Even saying the word makes us itch. These tiny creatures can make your pet miserable, and in turn make you miserable. Plus, once they latch on to your pet and make a home in your house, they are very hard to get rid of. Bottom line, fleas are a pain. Here are some tips to help you avoid this pain and avoid flea infestations in the future.
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Romeo the lab puppy from Columbus, Ohio

The Do’s and Don’ts of Potty Training Your Puppy

It is not a particularly pleasant experience to walk into a room to find that your puppy has had “an accident” in the middle of the floor. This is especially true for the first time puppy parents. And let’s face it, losing our temper and being angry is often our first reaction. What do you do? How do you train your dog to do his “business” outside? Before we answer those questions, here is a list of “Do’s” and “Do not’s” on how to help the process go a little smoother:
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Belgian Malinois in grass

How to Identify and Get Rid of Your Dog’s Ticks

Ticks can be an unavoidable part of the summer months for many dogs and their owners. The staff at DogWatch Hidden Fences has a lot of experience with ticks, both from our customers and our own dogs. Here is how to safely identify and remove them.

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2 Steps to a Great 4th of July For Your Dog

Fireworks

Fireworks and thunderstorms can be stressful for any dog, but did you know that more than 20% of dogs have severe adverse reactions to fireworks? Check out our blog article about dogs and fireworks to learn how you can help prepare your pup for the 4th. Read more…

Food

We all know that chocolate and grapes are bad for dogs… but do you know what else your pup should avoid?  The 4th of July is prime time for picnics, so this would be a good time to review the list. And remember to keep an eye on Fido around the grill and anywhere food is set out. Read more…