Category Archives for Grooming & Care

Flying with Large Dogs: Everything You Need to Know

Whether you are moving, heading on vacation or going on an extended business trip, you’ll occasionally find it necessary to travel with your dog. And while this is pretty simple for those driving from

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4 Best Tick Repellents for Dogs 2020 [Oral, Sprays, Dips, Shampoos]

Ticks, an incredibly common insect in North America, can pose serious risks to both humans and animals. A single tick bite can give our best friends Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. They

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New Puppy Checklist: Bringing Home Your Large Breed

Few things are as exciting as the prospect of bringing home a new puppy — especially large-breed puppies. But during this emotional time, you need to take a moment and think things through. Large

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Best Flea Treatment for Dogs 2020: Top Flea Medication Reviews

In the southern U.S., fleas are often a year-round issue. But, in most places, their populations begin to grow in late spring, and they only begin to decline once the first frosts of fall arrive. Fortunately,

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7 Best Dog Beds for Large Dogs in 2020 – Top Orthopedic Dog Bed Reviews

Even though many pet parents allow their dog to sleep on their couch or bed, it is always a good idea to give your large breed his own bed, ideally an orthopedic dog bed. Dog beds vary significantly in

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5 Best Dog Crates for Separation Anxiety in 2020

Most dogs can be adequately housed in standard kennels, but dogs with severe separation anxiety issues when left alone often require an escape-proof dog crate to keep them safely contained. Such high anxiety

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Best Treadmill for Dogs: DogPACER vs GoPet vs PetZen

Most dogs need plenty of exercise to keep them healthy, happy and well-behaved. But some owners have trouble getting their dog enough exercise and are forced to examine creative alternatives. A treadmill

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How Tight Should A Dog Collar Be?

A well-trained dog requires a collar. Some dogs are happy to wear one while others despise them. A question that often crops up is how tight should a dog collar be? This is an important question because

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Water Safety for Dogs: Keep Your Dog Safe While Swimming

Dogs are a part of our family and they love to come along with us when we go to the pool, lake, river, or ocean. Even if they hate taking baths, jumping into water is one of their favorite past times. The

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How to Clean Your Dog Between Baths

Taking the dog to the groomer can be expensive and grooming your dog at home can be a time-consuming ordeal. However, your dog will be happier and healthier with regular baths and brushings, and your house

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Brindle Dog Bed Review: How Does This Memory Foam Bed Stack Up?

Orthopedic dog beds provide more than just a plush place for your dog to sleep – they also cushion your dog’s hips, knees and other joints from the hard floor below. This can provide dogs already suffering

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DogBed4Less Orthopedic Memory Foam Dog Bed Review

Many dog owners consider purchasing an orthopedic dog bed in an effort to provide their dog with the most comfortable sleeping accommodations possible. However, in addition to providing your dog with a

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Puppy Proofing Your Home: A Checklist for First Time Puppy Owners

Perhaps it involved months of planning, research, and preparation, or maybe you just couldn’t resist those puppy-dog eyes at the local Adopt-A-Pet event. However it came about, he (or she) has arrived:

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Big Barker Dog Bed Review [2020]: The Ultimate Orthopedic Bed?

An orthopedic dog bed, like the Big Barker, is an extremely comfortable mattress, designed to help cushion and support your dog’s joints and bones more effectively than a standard, low-cost dog bed can. And while

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Milliard Premium Orthopedic Memory Foam Dog Bed Review

Many owners are keen to provide their dog with a comfortable pet bed, but they aren’t interested in spending a small fortune in the process. This leads many to consider entry-level orthopedic dog beds,

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PetFusion Ultimate Dog Bed Review

Most owners like to provide their dog with a comfortable sleeping bed, and the modern marketplace provides a diverse array of products from which you can choose. As you’d expect, there are a broad range

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How to Build a Large Dog House

Did you like to read Charlie Brown comics as a kid, or enjoy watching Charlie Brown television specials? Then you probably remember Charlie Brown’s trusty beagle and best friend, Snoopy. Snoopy

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Why a Retractable Dog Leash is a Bad Idea

If you have a large breed dog, chances are you’ve researched several options when it comes to picking out the right leash. While they’re a popular item on the market today, a retractable

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Dog Dental Care: 4 Steps to Success

As dog owners, many of us take our canine’s teeth for granted. Relatively few owners brush their dog’s teeth or inspect their pet’s mouth regularly, and this neglect of consistent dog dental care

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Midwest Homes For Pets Large Dog Breed Crate

A high-quality dog crate is a necessity for almost all dogs. However, it can be challenging to find a good dog crate that will work for a big dog. But that doesn’t mean it is impossible to do so.

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