Halloween Safety Tips

Like many holidays, Halloween is great fun for humans but can be stressful and even dangerous for your dogs. Combine strange costumes, pranksters, and lots of chocolate candy and you have a potentially frightening situation for your furry friends. Here are some tips for keeping your dog safe this Halloween. Consider a pet-friendly Halloween event. […]

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Doggie Swim No-Nos

A few years ago, I took one of the DDL Product Testers (Chewy) to two doggie swim days, and we had a great time. But I saw a lot of room for improvement, so I thought I’d create a follow up to my previous post, 7 Tips for End-of-Summer Dog Swim Days. Here are 7 […]

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7 Tips for Dog Swim Days

For many school-aged children, summer is officially over.  As kids head back to the classrooms, canines are perking up for their yearly end-of-summer trip to a place that is usually off limits – a local public swimming pool or water park. Many cities in the DFW area are hosting Dog Swim Days to allow dogs […]

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Heatstroke Prevention

It’s common knowledge that Texas summers (and springs and falls and sometimes winters, for that matter) are hot. But it’s not common knowledge that our dogs are way more susceptible to heat-related illness than we are. Check out the tips below for ways to avoid heatstroke, signs of heatstroke, and what to do if your […]

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Tips for Handling Dog Events on a Rainy Day

We’ve all been there. We had exciting plans to spend time outdoors and then we get hit with a weather forecast that calls for puddled and mud and general gloominess. Yes, a rainy day does put a damper on things but there’s no reason you can’t still enjoy the dog-friendly events. Here are some tips […]

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