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July 16, 2017

Go West, Young Man – and Take Your Dog! (Part 2)

  There are hundreds of places in the great American West where you and your entire family, including your dog, can go to have the times of your life. Part 1 of this series covered Arizona through Montana; now let’s talk about Nevada thro

July 15, 2017

Go West, Young Man – and Take Your Dog! (Part 1)

  Back when America's frontier was anything west of the Mississippi, John Babsone Lane Soul, writing in The Terre Haute Express in 1851, coined the phrase “Go west, young man, go west.” Four years later, Horace Greeley, a

July 12, 2017

Tips and Tools for Enjoying the Outdoors With Your Canine Pal

  Whether you have a tiny lapdog or a full-sized furry friend, there is no question that most dogs absolutely adore spending time outdoors with their human families. From beachside fun to long-distance runs, here are a few tips and tools to hel

July 9, 2017

Top 10 Dog Park Tips

  Ah, a day at the dog park. Plenty of space for your dog to run, jump, and play off-lead with a variety of other dogs. Great for his socialization. Great for burning off his excess energy. Great for you not having to be on-guard and on-watch e

July 2, 2017

8 Tips for Leaving Your Dog When You’re on Vacation

Although it can be fun to take your pet with you while you travel, there are certain times when you have no choice but to leave little Fido at home. Whether it be a business trip or a cruise, some vacations are just not a great fit for your pup. Howe

June 7, 2017

How to Make Your Dog Instagram-Ready for Summer

The advent of social media has brought out the fashion model in everyone. Finding the perfect lighting, wearing the best outfit and choosing the right setting can be the ultimate goals for someone hoping to attain viral photo status. However, true In

June 4, 2017

Tips for Camping With Your Beloved Pup

Going on an outdoor adventure in the wilderness is always exhilarating. Breathing in the fresh clean air, engaging your body in healthy exercise, taking in all the beautiful sights along your journey; there are endless reasons to indulge. However, th

June 3, 2017

Dog Breeds Best Suited for Outdoor Activities

When the summer months roll around, being outdoors becomes the number one goal for the majority of the season. Enjoying the luxury of the warm weather can entice anyone to take an adventure, while days at the beach or the community pool can bring muc

June 1, 2017

Fun Places to Take Your Dog in the Summer

Summertime is always calling with its warm weather, long days and fun festivities. Breaking free from the house and getting outdoors is always at the top of your mind. Work becomes a serious drag, especially when everyone you know is going on their w

May 31, 2017

Fetching Festival Fashions for Party Pups

Summer is festival season. There’s nothing like the excitement of the massive crowds, the smell of the festival food, and the summer fashions you only see at festivals. Of course you’re going to bring your furriest best friend along for t

May 20, 2017

Getting Your Dog Ready for Hiking Season

  When it comes time to leave for the trailhead, you’re prepared. But have you thought of everything? Perhaps you have everything you need, but what about your four-legged companion? What about Spot, Gus, Maximus, Titan and all

May 9, 2017

Five Ways to Spend More Quality Time With Your Feline Friends

They say that dogs are man’s best friend, but if you’re more of a cat person, you may be wondering how to achieve that same bond with your pretty kitty. Although cats do tend to be more solitary creatures, there are plenty of ways to hang

May 4, 2017

You, Your Dog and the Great Outdoors

  Dogs love to be outdoors. They especially love to be outdoors with their humans. If you’ve never thought about taking your dog along when you go jogging, biking, swimming, boating, hiking or vacationing, you’ve been missing a grea

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