Tag Archives: pet care

The Importance of Dog Walking

Two small dogs pulling on their leashes in a field.

By Emily Daigle No matter what age, condition, or breed of your pup, walking your dog is crucial to its well-being and here’s why. Daily walks are so much more than “potty breaks”. The benefits that can result from walking your dog include mental stimulation, behavioral training, opportunities for socialization, and, of course, physical exercise […]

How to Talk to Your Vet

A veterinarian examining a dog with a stethoscope.

We all know that it is a good idea to take our pets to the vet regularly. But when you’re in the office, do you fear not getting as much out of the visit as possible? Veterinarians are particularly intelligent and are there to make your four-legged pal’s life as good as possible. To fully […]

Loving our Tripawd Pets

Small dog with a bandage wrapped around their amputee stump stands in a backyard.

By Emily Daigle When I dropped my three year old Lab off at the vet, knowing that the next time that I would see him he would be a different dog, I was heartbroken. I was terrified that he wouldn’t be able to adjust to his new life and that his usual spunky confidence would […]

Animal Allergies 101

Dog rolling in grass.

By Emily Daigle Have you noticed your dog or cat scratching a little more during the warmer months of the year? As a matter of fact, seasonal allergies can affect your furry friends. Seasonal allergies in dogs typically manifest as irritated skin, ears, and noses, but the type depends on your pup and location. Allergies […]

Is your Dog Prone to Joint Problems?

Breed specific dogs that are prone to joint problems and why – By Emily Daigle Joint problems are unfortunately common amongst all dog breeds. However, due to genetic predisposition, some breeds are more prone to developing joint problems such as inflammation (arthritis). While some cases result in discomfort and aches, the more dangerous kinds can […]

Preparing For Summer Heat

By Emily Daigle The summer can be a great time to spend outside, however it is very important to take safety precautions for yourself, pets, livestock, and even local wildlife. The following is a list of tips to stay cool and calm in the summer heat. Water, ALWAYS It is extremely important to stay hydrated! […]

Training Your Dog During Quarantine

With everyone in isolation at home, some of us have resorted to traditionally dreadful tasks to mask the seemingly never-ending boredom. On the other hand, some of us have been blessed to spend every second with our dogs. I have found that my 8 year-old labrador isn’t as obedient as I thought he seemed. Then […]

Water Dogs

Summertime is a great season to take adventures with your dogs. A lot of summer activities revolve around water. Swimming is a great form of exercise and an effective way to keep cool in the summer, both for you and your dog. Some dogs love swimming and splashing, but there are some associated risks that […]

Road Trip – Dog Edition

Tips & Tricks when TRAVELING with your pet Recently, Jack encountered his first major road trip. I was traveling from Kentucky to Georgia to visit family, and thanks to scheduling conflicts Jack got to tag along! As I prepared for our nine hour road trip, I found myself more concerned about packing for Jack than […]

One With Nature – All-Natural Products & Their Benefits

Many people are slowly shifting to a more holistic lifestyle these days. In addition to finding natural products for ourselves, there has been a boost in natural pet products as well! As we gather more information, we better understand the benefits of these products, as well as the risks involved in the alternative harsh chemical-based […]