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How to Help Tropical Storm Harvey Pets

Tropical Storm Harvey has unleashed almost 50 inches of rain in the Houston area, transforming the streets into rivers and displacing thousands of people. Many pets have been abandoned, stranded, chained to trees, and left for strangers to rescue. Here's how you can help: National Rescue Organizations There is a national effort to move hundreds [...]

By | 2017-08-29T12:36:28+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Dog Safety|0 Comments

Back to School: How to Ease Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

As the nights get longer and the mornings get colder, back-to-school and pumpkin spice lattes are upon us. Autumn is a time of transition for the whole family; including your dog. Going from busy summer days to an empty house can bring out symptoms of separation anxiety that you may need to manage. It’s not [...]

By | 2017-08-25T14:56:40+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Dog Happiness, Dog Safety|0 Comments

How Will the Solar Eclipse Affect My Dog?

A total solar eclipse will sweep across the United States on August 21, 2017 for the first time in 99 years. This rare event will bring onlookers from all across the country as it passes through portions of 14 states. But among the human onlookers will be countless wild animals and pets who will have [...]

By | 2017-08-17T16:30:35+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Dog Park|0 Comments

Why Won’t My Dog Come When Called?

Often times, dog owners can feel angry or frustrated when their dog does not consistently come when called. The truth is, this is a difficult skill for dogs to acquire because we are often asking them to ignore their natural instincts. There is a way around this, but it requires conscious effort, and making sure [...]

By | 2017-08-08T16:32:04+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Dog Park|0 Comments

Every Dog Has It’s Home

At $67 billion, the pet industry is one of the fastest growing industries out there right now. This can be linked back to one clear thing: millennials love their dogs. A recent study by Sun Trust Mortgage found that 33% of millennials (aged 18 to 36) cite that their desire to have a better space [...]

By | 2017-08-08T13:38:36+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Dog Happiness|0 Comments

How to Help Your Chubby Dog Slim Down

Treats are a great way to train your dog and give him a little extra love. But did you know that it's possible to "over-treat"? Extra treats or food can result in excess weight - which can cause damage to your dog’s organs, bones, and joints. It turns out, across the U.S., dogs are more [...]

By | 2017-08-07T18:27:15+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Dog Health|0 Comments

The Wagz Scoop: What’s New with the Collar?

Wagz is a startup dedicated to bringing humans closer to their dogs. At Wagz, we go to work every day with the goal of making dogs safer, healthier, and happier. Tell me, how could you beat that?! A prerequisite for joining this team is passion; we’re passionate about dogs, but also about cutting-edge technology that [...]

By | 2017-07-20T22:02:01+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Dog Park|0 Comments

10 Things You Should Never Feed Your Dog

Begging puppy eyes can make dog owners melt. Every now and then, it’s perfectly common to slip your dog a few scraps of human food – how could you resist? But did you know that some foods that are healthy for humans can be toxic to dogs? Next time you drop your dinner into the [...]

By | 2017-07-13T12:11:12+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Dog Health, Dog Safety|0 Comments

5 States Where It’s Legal to Bust Dogs Out of Hot Cars

The summer is a great time to be a dog. There are swimming pools, lakes, rivers, open windows, lots of walks– it’s glorious. But as temperatures rise, it becomes more dangerous to run errands with your dog as the risk of leaving him/her in your car can be disastrous. It may seem like a quick [...]

By | 2017-06-22T09:38:39+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Dog Safety|0 Comments

Signs Your Dog is Overheating

The science is unequivocal; your dog is good for your health. Dogs make us feel good, improve health markers, and yes, help us get more exercise. They are our running buddies and our hiking companions – and they typically push us to workout harder and longer. But it’s important to remember that our dogs aren’t [...]

By | 2017-06-14T15:29:30+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Dog Health, Dog Park, Dog Safety|0 Comments