Tips for First Time Dog Owners: Preparing Your Home

Tips for First Time Dog Owners: Preparing Your Home

Tips for First Time Dog Owners Preparing Your Home You wouldn’t bring a baby home from the hospital without first making sure your nursery was set up, and you had all the necessary supplies, right? Bringing home a new dog – whether it be a puppy or an older rescue – is no different. Proper … Read more Tips for First Time Dog Owners: Preparing Your Home

March 23 is National Puppy Day – Adopt Before You Shop

March 23 is National Puppy Day. In the spirit of celebration, they have adopted the motto, "Adopt instead of shop!"

National Puppy Day March 23 is National Puppy Day and in the spirit of celebration, they have adopted the motto, “Adopt instead of shop!” Before you go to your favorite pet store, look online, check the want ads, or check out your local shelter for a well-deserving puppy. Here’s why. Shelters Rescue Puppies Shelters are filled … Read more March 23 is National Puppy Day – Adopt Before You Shop

Signs of Puppy Farming – How to Spot Unethical Breeders

Do you know how to spot signs of puppy farming?

Signs of Puppy Farming ~ Spotting Unethical Breeders ~ Rachel Mulheron, Director of Pet Insurance at helpucover, addresses how buyers can know the signs of puppy farming to circumvent disreputable breeders and instead purchase happy, healthy pets from reliable sources. The challenges to finding your perfect puppy The latest news has revealed The United States Department of … Read more Signs of Puppy Farming – How to Spot Unethical Breeders

4 Great Reasons to Rescue a Dog Instead of Buying One

4 Great Reasons to Rescue a Dog Instead of Buying One

4 Great Reasons to Rescue a Dog Guest Author:  Lewis & Toffee Dogs can be a great addition to the family, but before rushing out and buying a cute little puppy, here are 4 great reasons to rescue a dog instead. You should also give some consideration as to why you really want a dog. If … Read more 4 Great Reasons to Rescue a Dog Instead of Buying One

Puppy Mill Awareness Day : September 19

Puppy Mill Awareness Day September 19 is meant to spread awareness of the awful truth behind the puppy mill industry.

Puppy Mill Awareness Day Puppy Mill Awareness Day (PMAD) takes place every September to spread awareness of the awful truth behind the puppy mill industry. This year it falls on September 19th.  The purpose of this day is meant to encourage people to adopt a pet — not purchase one. The movement began in 2004 … Read more Puppy Mill Awareness Day : September 19

Choosing a Dog for Your Children

When choosing a dog for your children, there are many things you need to consider..

Choosing a Dog for Your Children Dogs make wonderful companions. They can be especially good if you have children. Numerous studies show that having a dog in the home while your children are growing up benefits them greatly. They have a stronger immune system, are more confident, and usually grow up into caring and thoughtful … Read more Choosing a Dog for Your Children

Choosing the Right Dog for Your Family – Pet Adoption

choosing the right dog for your family

Choosing the Right Dog For Your Family Choosing the right dog for the family is a big responsibility, particularly if there are children. While there are a number of cute breeds to pick from, not every breed is compatible with kids. Choosing a pet that does not suit children or the lifestyle of the family could … Read more Choosing the Right Dog for Your Family – Pet Adoption

7 Questions to Ask Breeders Before Buying a Puppy

7 Questions to Ask Breeders Before Buying a Puppy

7 Questions to Ask Breeders Before Buying a Puppy So you want a puppy, huh?  Well, we all know getting a dog is neither cheap nor temporary.  You should be well prepared for the search that will ensue when looking for the perfect furry family member to add to your household.  Being careful and doing plenty … Read more 7 Questions to Ask Breeders Before Buying a Puppy