The Best Hiking Gear for Your Dog

If you’re a dog lover and like to spend time outdoors hiking, you know that bringing your furry friend along can make the experience even more enjoyable. But what gear do you need to take with you on your next hike? In this blog post, we will discuss the best gear for hiking with your …

Read more

How to Potty Train a Puppy Using Bells and Pee Pads

Handling a puppy who isn’t potty trained can be difficult and frustrating, especially when you’re just starting to learn how to train them. There are a few different techniques that people use to potty train their puppies, but some of the most popular methods we suggest are to potty train a new puppy with bells …

Read more

How to Take Care of Senior Dogs

As people age, they often require more care and attention. The same is true for senior dogs. Dogs over the age of seven often suffer from health problems such as arthritis, heart disease, kidney disease, and cognitive decline. As a result, they will likely need more frequent vet visits, special diets, and medication. They may …

Read more

12 Best Dog Beds for Puppies & Dogs

This review is for you if you’re looking for a soothing bed for your pooch. Here we review 12 of the best dog beds on the market so that you can make an informed decision on the bed for your pup. Sheri, the Original Calming Bed This beautiful bed is made by keeping your puppy’s …

Read more

How to treat and reduce gas in your dog

Dogs are considered to be man’s best friend, but some dogs have a pesky side effect that can make them less than ideal companions: excessive gas and farting. Some studies show that about 40% of all dogs suffer from gassiness and flatulence at least once a month. This is often due to their diet, as …

Read more

Best Martingale Dog Collars

If your dog has ever slipped out of his collar or harness, you know how terrifying that moment can be. Even if you’ve just watched another dog owner scrambling to get their loose dog back, you’ve seen the chaos that can ensue. One solution, particularly for dogs prone to startling or who often slip out …

Read more

Best Calming Collars for Dogs

Most dogs get hyped at least once in a while, and some show off their hyper bursts of energy every time you walk in the door. But sometimes, excitement and stress can get a little harder to handle than a quick case of the zoomies.  Dogs can suffer from separation anxiety when their owners go …

Read more

Best Reflective Dog Collars

Reflective dog collar on a dog bone pattern background

Every dog owner knows the importance of having a dog collar for their pet. Not only is a collar used to attach a leash, but it also shows that the dog has an owner. A reflective dog collar is perfect for you if you want your four-legged friend to feel safe when walking at night. …

Read more

Best LED Dog Collars

Illumiseen LED dog collar

You’ve got a lot of choices for dog collars, with many styles designed to help with different training challenges or dog sizes and behaviors.  LED dog collars are one option that can help make your job of keeping your dog safe a little easier, particularly at night.  What are LED dog collars? An LED dog …

Read more

Pinch Collars: Why Pinch Collars Are Bad

Dog pinch collar on dog bone background

Pinch collars – also known as choke collars, poke collars or prong collars – are a type of dog collar that tighten around the dog’s neck, inflicting pain. The theory is that pinch collars can be used as a training tool, with the discomfort caused by the pinch collar being used to train the dog …

Read more

Ultrasonic Dog Bark Control Devices

Ultrasonic Bark Control Device

Ultrasonic dog bark control devices use high frequency sounds to train a dog to stop barking. There are many different types of ultrasonic bark stoppers on the market and different products work in different ways. One key difference is that some devices detect barking and automatically play the sound, while others require the dog owner …

Read more

Best Inflatable Dog Collars

Dog wearing an inflatable collar on a dog bone background

Uh oh. Your dog landed himself in the dreaded “cone of shame” and you have to keep him from licking. They might have an injury or a bad habit, like chewing on their paws. Or maybe it’s not their fault at all – dogs that just had their spay or neuter surgery need to keep …

Read more

Can You Use a Shock Collar on a Puppy?

Puppy on a dog bone background

We’re often asked whether it is ok to use a shock collar on a puppy. Or at what age it becomes ok to start using a shock collar on your dog. The answer is that we don’t recommend using shock collars on puppies or on dogs of any age. Shock collars deliver painful electric shocks …

Read more

Does a Bark Collar Work For Whining?

Barking or whining dog on a dog bone background

There are two main types of bark collar available: electric bark collars and citronella bark collars. In this article, we look at both types of bark collar and find out whether they work for whining and barking. Let’s start with electric bark collars, then move on to citronella bark collars next. Electric Bark Collars Electric …

Read more