Category Archives: Holidays & Your Dog

Ways You Can Celebrate National Dog Day

Did you know that tomorrow is National Dog Day? National Dog Day is a great way to celebrate our dogs and to share them with others. We’ve come up with some great ways that you can celebrate National Dog Day … Continue reading

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Where The Phrase “Dog Days of Summer” Came From

The dog days of summer. We’ve all heard the phrase, but have you ever wondered where it came from? The dog days refer to July 3rd through August 11th, and are some of the hottest days of the year. But … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Dog Deal with Fireworks

Fireworks are a distinctive characteristic of the month of July. They symbolize our nation’s freedom and are included in many Fourth of July celebrations. But many dogs don’t deal well with fireworks on their own. Follow these tips to help … Continue reading

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What Do Military Dogs Do?

Training and Selection It takes an extraordinary dog to become a military dog. Because military dogs are often sent into the battlefield, they must be courageous, fearless, and driven to do their jobs. The dogs must be highly athletic, intelligent, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions for Dog Owners

The New Year is nearly upon us – are you still looking for ideas for New Year’s resolutions? We have some great ones for dog owners, and even some ways that you can include your dog in your resolution. Participate … Continue reading

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Want to Give a Dog as a Gift? Consider These Other Gifts First

We’ve all seen the ads and movies where someone receives a puppy or a dog as a gift on Christmas morning. Dogs seem like the perfect gift. After all, who doesn’t love an adorable puppy? A red bow around the … Continue reading

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Dogs and Holiday Decorations: A Tough Match

The holidays bring with them many beautiful traditional decorations, and your house may be starting to fill up with them. But when you think about it, decorations can often be dangerous for your dog. Candles, holiday plants, and even Christmas … Continue reading

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How to Take a Christmas Card Photo of Your Dog

Each December tons of cute family Christmas card photos abound. You’ve seen them – families decked out in festive wear, posed in a snowy scene or in front of a Christmas tree or fire. When it comes to planning your … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Foods That Your Dog Should Never Eat

Everyone likes to slip their dog the occasional table scraps, but you need to be very careful if you decide to do so on Thanksgiving. Even though much of the meal might appear harmless, traditional Thanksgiving dinners are full of … Continue reading

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Holiday Travel Tips for Your Dog

Are you planning to travel over the holidays? If you’ll be bringing your dog along, there are some things you will want to take care of ahead of time to make sure that your trip is smooth and enjoyable for … Continue reading

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