Now it’s time to prepare for that third trimester of pregnancy and the moment you bring your newborn home.
There are a million things to plan before your little one greets the world. The second trimester is a great time to put your game plan into action.
Congratulations! You are going to be welcoming a baby into the family. To help your preparations be as thorough as possible, we offer this help getting your canine family member ready.
You’ve decided that you want to buy a purebred puppy from a breeder. Here are some tips for finding a breeder who will produce a puppy that is highly likely to make a great member of your family for the long-haul.
Moving is a major stressor for everyone. All that packing, coordinating logistics, schedule disruptions, last-minute surprises. Just imagine how your dog feels, too!
Dogs by nature are social creatures. That’s the basis of social enrichment.
Ask most people what enrichment means and they’ll likely respond with some form of mental stimulation. If you’ve been reading our other newsletters or blog posts, you know by now that enrichment involves all of a dog or cat’s senses and functions. All are vital to a...
Physical environment is the third form of enrichment for animals. But feng shui for dogs? Go with me on this one.
It’s easy to overlook all the amazing smells, textures, sounds, tastes and sights in life when we get busy and focused on the demands of life. Our dogs are probably more tuned into these things than we are, but we tend short-change them on those experiences.
Dogs, for the most part, have it pretty easy these days.
They don’t have to hunt and forage for their own food. They have it presented to them two or three times a day. For many dogs, mealtime lasts, oh, maybe 30 seconds.