On average, veterinarians consider dogs over seven years of age to be “seniors”. Although size and breed can slide the scale a bit, senior dogs are just as deserving of safe, loving homes as their younger counterparts.
So, to celebrate and honor our four-legged elders, here are some great reasons why adopting older dogs are the best decision you can make.
If there’s one thing pet owners can’t get enough of, it’s spending quality time with their furry companions. But with owning any pet, comes major responsibility that shouldn’t be taken lightly.
The summer means a whole lot of fun, food, fireworks and fur for all of our four-legged friends out there. It also means a noticeable rise in daytime temperatures, which can become a burden for some dogs.
So, here are a few ways in which you can turn your dog park into a summertime oasis that’ll be the perfect spot for pets to cool off throughout the summer.
Dogs may be the best people, but just because you can eat whatever you want, doesn’t mean your furry friend should be fed the same things people eat, too. Summer is officially here, which means the number of cookouts and dinner parties you throw are bound to increase.
To make sure your pets stay safe and properly satiated this summer, we’ve created this handy checklist of foods Fido should and shouldn’t chow down on.
We only get one Earth, so it’s the responsibility of everyone on the planet to do his or her part in keeping things clean, tidy and ecologically friendly. As a property owner or manager, your impact can be best felt rather close to home with how you choose to maintain your dog-friendly area.
So, in recognition of World Environment Day today, here are just a few quick, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly ways to reduce your dog park’s carbon footprint.
Just like with humans, you can learn a lot about what’s going on inside your pup’s body by taking a closer look at the droppings you’ve picked up with your dog waste bag. In fact, that’s why your vet asks for a sample of your pet’s poop almost every time you come in for a visit. From warning when it’s time for a visit to said vet, to letting you know if there’s something in your dog’s diet that isn’t agreeing with him, observing your pup’s poop is just one of the ways you can be a better, more responsible dog owner.
The countdown to Memorial Day weekend is officially here and that means one thing –it’s almost beach season. For humans and canines alike, that spells hours of fun in the sun and the sand.
We’re ranking the five most dog-friendly beaches across the country, and giving you our top tips for making seaside dog areas as welcoming and clean as possible for dogs and their owners. Here’s a hint, it all starts with the right pet waste solutions to keep your shoreline clean and ready for your visitors can enjoy themselves in.
A dog park is a great addition to any community. It provides a big, open space for dogs to play, exercise and socialize. Parks made specifically for dogs are more beneficial for local communities, dog owners and their pets, as they let owners and pets cohabitate, and pet owners do not have to worry about unleashing their dogs due to unfriendly guests or outside nuisances, like cars and trucks. With that being said, communities can meet dog parks with some hesitation as people worry about safety and cleanliness. DOGIPOT® has some tips and solutions to providing a user-friendly environment that will leave the community with a positive impression of your dog park and earn their support.