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Managing Your Dog’s Medical Care & Treatment

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

Like our own health, most of us do not think much about our dog’s medical care or emergency dog care & treatment until illness strikes. I’ve always been a lucky dog owner. I’ve had healthy dogs that have lived to ripe old ages with little to no medical intervention. I figured that if I exercised […]

Dog Walking – Lessons I’ve Learned

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

I have 4 dogs – two raised as pups, the other two rescues, and all of them terriers. One of my rescues, Wes, came to me with lots of baggage. He was food possessive, marked every corner and outpost in the house, would get manic when I would leave, and would escape out of the […]

Dogs and July 4th – Keeping the Holiday Safe

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

As one of the biggest party days of the year, it’s quite natural to want your dogs and July 4th to be a fun celebration. So long as you take a few precautions, there is no reason not too. We’ve listed 5 tips to help you avoid some of the more common accidents and problems […]

Photographing Your Dog – Three Simple Rules

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

Photographing Your Dog is not as tough as you might think For photographing your dog, you don’t need a fancy camera to get a great shot. Most digital or phone cameras in today’s market offer great resolution for both wYou don’t need a professional camera eb and print, making photographing dogs pretty simple. Here’s 3 […]

Do You Do Halloween Dog Collars or Costumes?

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

Like their human counterparts, all dogs seem to fall into two camps when it comes to Halloween – ones that like to be out and about on Halloween as a Trick or Treater, and ones that a bit more “spooked” by the festivities and prefer to stay home and help pass out the candy. How […]

Should I change Vets?

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

I’ve been using the same vet for about 6 years now for my dogs. Up until about 2 years ago he was a God to me. Smart, empathetic, seasoned, and affordable – what more could an owner of 4 dogs, and the occasional foster dog, ask for? Well, as I became more educated and experienced […]

Grooming Rescue Dogs

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

There were many topics on dog health and beauty that I could have written for this post, but I decided to keep it “real” with something that is near and dear to my heart, and part of my former profession – fostering and grooming rescue dogs. Most of the dogs I groom are far from […]

Finding the Best Nylon Dog Collar

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

Looking for the best nylon dog collar for your dog? It can be really tough determining what constitutes a well constructed dog collar if you don’t know what to look for. So here a few tips on what to look for in a well-made collar for your dog: Short Tight stitches vs. Long Ones The […]

The Artful Canine adds Dog Umbrellas to its Dog Accessories Line

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

The Artful Canine adds Dog Umbrellas to its Dog Accessories Line The Artful Canine™, an online dog accessories boutique and manufacturer of dog walking gear, has added The San Francisco Umbrella Company’s line of dog umbrellas to compliment its line of dog accessories. Each umbrella retails for $39.99, and is shipped via Priority Mail at […]

7 Tips to Flea Control With Dogs

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

My dog has fleas, and I am as embarrassed as a school nurse who’s child has been sent home from school with head lice! As a former groomer, it would seem I am horribly neglectful for allowing such a thing to happen. I’m one of those diligent groomers that dispenses advice on preventing flea infestations. […]