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Crate Train a Puppy

Crate Train a Puppy

If you are planning to get a puppy you will likely begin by crate training it. Crate training is extremely helpful for three (although there are more) reasons. First, a puppy can’t damage anything, when it’s in the crate. Puppies like to explore their worlds, and oftentimes they explore it with their mouths. So, a […]

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  July 9, 2017   No comments
Dogs and Ticks

Dogs and Ticks

It’s that time of year again! The time of year of warmth and long, sunny days; the time of year when people hike on trails through forests and up mountains, camp in grassy meadows, etc. Sounds nice, right? Well, if you are doing these activities with your pet, be aware that these are all possible […]

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  June 23, 2017   No comments
Socialization For Your Dog

Socialization For Your Dog

A dog who is well-socialized is oftentimes a happier, easier to be around, and better-behaved kind of dog. However, did you know that most of a dog’s initial socialization comes at a very early age, and the time where socialization can have the most impact on a dog’s well-being happens when the dog is still […]

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  May 11, 2017   No comments
Spring Cleaning A Dog’s Coat

Spring Cleaning A Dog’s Coat

It’s spring cleaning season! And, while you’re cleaning out the areas of your home that have been neglected these last few months, remember that for any of you with dogs, he or she may be preparing to lose their winter coat, and they need your help! Dogs are naturally clean animals, and shedding is a […]

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  April 15, 2017   No comments
Puppy Training

Puppy Training

Puppies are cute, wonderful, lovely little creatures that both enrich our lives, and, simultaneously, can be responsible for some of the most frustrating moments in pet ownership. Although, I suppose, I’ve also just described pet ownership in general. But, let’s talk about puppies, and the best ways to keep puppies from destroying our home by […]

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  March 20, 2017   No comments
A Tired Dog is A Happy Dog

A Tired Dog is A Happy Dog

There’s an adage that says that a tired dog is a happy dog. It’s an adage because it’s true. Dogs need to be stimulated, both mentally and physically. Dogs that are left to their own devices within a kennel or within the home may overtime develop destructive behaviors—but even if they don’t, we want our […]

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  February 9, 2017   No comments
Dog Grooming Billings MT

Dog Grooming Billings MT

Dog grooming isn’t a canine luxury (although it might feel like it to the dog!) but very much a necessity. It’s a necessity not only to keep your dog beautiful, with his or her coat shining and lustrous, but also to keep him or her healthy. Your dog isn’t going to tell you when it’s […]

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  January 11, 2017   No comments
Training Tips For Your Dog

Training Tips For Your Dog

Some dogs need a job to do; they need to have a purpose. Consider the Siberian husky. So many huskies end up in shelters because they are not adequately exercised or stimulated (There are shelters and rescues for this particular breed of dog all over the country). The husky becomes destructive and overly-hyper, runs-off at […]

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  December 13, 2016   No comments
Canine Grooming Tips

Canine Grooming Tips

Dogs are naturally clean animals. You might not believe that after walking one just after a rain, and they come home looking just like the mud puddles you so spent so much time and diligence trying to keep them from jumping in. But dogs are clean, they keep their coats clean, and their ability to […]

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  November 7, 2016   No comments
Training Your Dog

Training Your Dog

A dog’s obedience is very, very important. It’s important to put it into practice immediately when you get your dog. Sure, when the dog’s a little puppy, it’s easy to control when it doesn’t want to listen, it’s less invasive when eight pounds of it is pulling at the other end of a leash. Or […]

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  October 12, 2016   No comments