All posts by Chris Farrell

Dog in a tent in his own sleeping bag resting

Dog Sleeping Bag: Buying Guide & Best Gear for Camping

If you’re planning on a lot of backpacking and need some lightweight packable warmth for your pups during those chilly nights, a dog sleeping bag is a must-have item for your next adventure trip. Read our non-technical sleeping bag buying guide and take a look at our top picks for your pup suitable for both […]

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Pomeranian Exercise, Diet and Breed Characteristics

Meet the Pomeranian

The Pomeranian is classified under the Toy Dog Group and is the smallest member of the Spitz family of dogs that have a strong and extensive legacy of sledding. To this day there is some dispute over the exact development pedigree of the Pomeranian dog breed. Some dog historians contend that the direct ancestor of […]

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Is it too hot or too cold for a puppy to sleep?

What’s the Best Room Temperature for Puppies?

If your dog recently had a litter of puppies or you’ve adopted a puppy that’s several weeks or months old, you might be wondering what the best room temperature is for them to be in. Of course, extreme temperatures aren’t good for a young puppy, but what temperature is ideal? Puppies, like human babies, are […]

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Signs of when to put pet to sleep

Facing Farewell: Making the Hard Decision To Put Your Pet to Sleep

Putting an aging or ailing pet down is one of the hardest decisions you may have to make as an owner. It’s not easy, whether you’ve had your dog for one year or fifteen years, chances are you still consider them part of your family. But as sad as it is to let go of […]

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Homemade dog ear cleaners

Canine Ear Hygiene Using Homemade Dog Ear Cleaners

Good dog hygiene is just one of the many responsibilities you must uphold a responsible dog owner. Along with: keeping your furry friend fed, making sure they have access to clean water, taking them for walks, and making sure that they lead a happy and relatively stress-free life. Keeping your dog’s ears clean is an […]

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How to Treat and Remove Skin Tags on Dogs

Skin Tags on Dogs: What They Are and What to Do About Them

Skin tags are those (usually) painless little flaps of skin that seem to appear on your body from out of nowhere. Skin tags can be small, only a few millimeters, or larger, measuring up to several centimeters in diameter.  You may have seen commercials for skin tag removers on TV, like this popular one from […]

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An owner and his dog canoeing in the calm waters in the lake

Fido’s First Kayaking Adventure – Ultimate Guide and Best Gear

Summer is already knocking, and NOW is the best time to plan that family vacation. Owners bring their pooches on all types of watercraft – be it stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing, boating or sailing. If you love the outdoors, then one of your bucket list activities should be kayaking. It is an exciting experience […]

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Old Boxer dogs at a vet office for joint and health issues

Glucosamine Supplements for Dogs Guide, Top Picks & Reviews

Glucosamine is a natural sugar-based compound used to relieve pain in dogs with arthritis and joint problems such as hip dysplasia. Glucosamine does this by helping repair the damaged cartilage that’s the culprit of joint degeneration, but it doesn’t work alone. Glucosamine is believed to work alongside chondroitin to do this job and is less […]

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A high-energy chocolate Labrador puppy running around in the forest

6 Most Effective Ways to Handle High-Energy Dogs

If you’ve been a dog owner your whole life, you might be used to the needs of high energy dogs. On the other hand, if you’ve only ever had low energy dogs or you’re a new dog owner you be taken aback by just how much energy some dogs have. When you have a high […]

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An adult Golden Retriever, exploring their diet and feeding nutrition guide,

Best Dog Food for Golden Retrievers – Is it Raw or Commercial Kibble?

Golden Retrievers are a very popular dog breed. They’re friendly and smart, which makes them great working/therapy dogs or companions for active families. Since Golden Retrievers are sometimes prone to health conditions like hip and elbow dysplasia, cataracts, progressive retinal atrophy, and allergies, it’s important for owners to make sure they’re getting the nutrition they […]

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