The Emerging Science of Dirt for Dogs

The Emerging Science of Dirt for Dogs

A lot of us don’t spend much time thinking about dirt. And if you have a dog, you may not like the idea of dirt and dogs together. It could mean dirty paws, which might mean a dirty house…and bath time. Admittedly, mopping up after your dirty dog doesn’t sound fun....
How Did Wolves Become Dogs?

How Did Wolves Become Dogs?

Do you ever look at your pup, who’s looking back up at you, hoping for a treat, and wonder: How did you ever descend from wolves?  Yet it’s true. All dogs, big and small, share a common ancestry. For a long time, we thought dogs were descendants of the modern...
Keep Your Pup Safe: the Dangers of Car Heat

Keep Your Pup Safe: the Dangers of Car Heat

It’s great taking our pups on a drive with us. Whether it’s a road trip, a ride to Starbucks or the park, our dogs enjoy being with us as much as we with them. As temps start to warm though, it’s not a good idea to leave them alone in the car, even if for a few...
How Much Exercise Does My Dog Need?

How Much Exercise Does My Dog Need?

If you’re a new dog parent, the question of exercise may seem a bit elusive. Last time you checked, your dog was still snoring (quite happily) on the couch. Or maybe your middle-aged dog is still plagued by zoomies. Regardless of the situation, we all want our dogs to...
How Do I Teach My Dog to Socialize With Other Dogs?

How Do I Teach My Dog to Socialize With Other Dogs?

Just like people, every dog is unique, and the idea of meeting other pups can cause their tail to wag furiously or tuck in reluctance. If your pup leans more towards that tail-tucking, ‘Mom why are you doing this to me?’ side of the spectrum, it doesn’t mean...