As humans, we’ve learned how the benefits of daily exercise, keeping a positive attitude and regular socialization can positively affect our mind, body and spirit. If we do these things each day, we are happier, healthier and more adapted to the outside world.
As summer comes to a close, so begins another exciting fall in Cleveland. And while many of you are looking forward to Sunday football, don’t forget to take advantage of the cooler days by getting out and about with your dog!
Much like the first-aid kit Mom tucked under the backseat of her mini-van, it’s always a good idea to keep a first-aid kit readily available for those active days with Sparky. Dogs are prone to many of the same incidents we encounter as humans: bee stings, thorn bushes, and minor burns.
If you’re headed out of town for your long-awaited summer vacation, chances are you’ve probably made your dog boarding reservations at The Dog Stop®. Still deciding which spa service to book with your hotel concierge? Why not consider doing the same for Fido?
Pittsburgh has grown into quite the dog-friendly city. We’re packed with a slew of dog-friendly restaurants and you’ll have no problem finding a dog park in almost any neighborhood, so it’s no wonder things have expanded to large events geared specifically to our four-legged friends.
With summer right around the corner and vacation season soon underway, get a head start booking your four-legged friend’s overnight boarding reservation at The Dog Stop® before it gets too late! Summer reservations fill up fast, so take advantage of booking early in April and May.
A popular trend in dog services is in-home pet care, where dogs can rest easy in their own homes, and dog owners can rest even easier knowing their dog friends are in good hands. Whether you’re at work or on a trip, someone needs to take care of your dog while you are away.
Grooming your dog is very important to your dog’s overall health and can help prevent serious health problems as a result of poor hygiene. Basic grooming consists of coat brushing, nail trimming, teeth brushing, checking their ears and bathing. But don’t take it from us!
No dog food is created equal and not every dog requires the same nutrition. Puppies require different food then their senior counterparts, small dogs have different needs than larger breeds and some dogs prefer wet food over dry food.
While most Pittsburgh area dog parks and Off-Leash Exercise Areas (OLEAs) are open year round, springtime is the time of year when many dog owners dust off their sneakers, break out the dog leash and hit the trails!
Whether booking a weekend getaway or a 10 day cruise, if you can’t take your dog along you’ll need to find accommodations for your four-legged friend. If you cannot find a family member, friend or dog-sitter to help out, you’ll want to consider dog boarding.
If you’re planning a vacation, chances are you’ll be leaving your four-legged friend in the care of others. As you pack your bags, it’s a good idea to start thinking about Fido’s suitcase too. Not sure what to pack for your furry friend?
You can’t bring Rex on vacation. Now what? Start by asking a reliable family member, neighbor or dog sitter to help with feeding, walking and other doggy duties. If none of these options are available, it’s time to explore boarding your dog at a reputable kennel.
I knew something was up. Mom scooped out my food, but she didn’t put it in my bowl. Can you believe that? Then she took Mo-Mo and put him in a bag. Mo-Mo! My favorite monkey! What was wrong with this woman? Was she possessed?
Everyone loves a good walk with their favorite furry friend. While the main goal is to get out in the fresh air and burn some energy, following these four simple steps can help keep you and your pup safe and relaxed through the entire process.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s natural to want to share some of the holiday cheer with your four-legged family members, but many of your Turkey Day favorites can wreak havoc on a pup’s body. Do you know which foods are safe to share?
I yawn as I eat my breakfast. Truth be told I’m not that hungry after eating that entire jar of peanut butter, but perhaps Mom didn’t see the empty container I left in her laundry basket. I guess she’ll find it later. Then I hear it: the jingle of keys. Holy smokes, it’s Monday!
Check out this video a man made by dressing his dog up as a giant, mutant spider, and pranking people. Could this possibly be the best dog Halloween costume ever? We can only imagine how frightened these people were!