6 Tips for Caring for Your New Puppy

Bringing a puppy into your home is one of the most enjoyable experiences you can have. Filled with energy, the pup will bring laughter and happiness, quickly transforming into your best friend. But, you have to understand that the puppy has particular needs, especially in terms of health and safety. Here are a few useful tips on how to care for your furry friend.

Read more

7 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe and Warm This Winter

Winter in Vermont means snow days, bone-chilling wind gusts and sub-zero temperatures. As pet owners, our priority is keeping our furry companions safe––in all weather, winter included. My little rescue dog is a Southern belle and frigid temperatures are not high on her happy list. Being as this was our first winter together, I sought to prepare us both for the frigid months ahead.  

Read more

4 Types of Anxious Doggos During the Howlidays (And How to Ho-Ho-Help Them)

The holidays are the most wonderful time of year but not so much for our dogs. They experience anxiety related to unfamiliar house guests, owners coming and going, different holiday routines and being left at home alone for longer periods of time. So, what do these distressed doggies look like? Here’s our four.

Read more

How to Prevent Tick Bites and Lyme Disease in Dogs

It’s time to rejoice! Spring is finally in the air after a frigid winter. We love our skiing and snowboarding here in Vermont but we’ve had enough of winter. Along with birds chirping and flowers blooming, spring is also the start of tick season in the northeast and other coastal areas.

It’s for that reason April is “Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs” month. It’s a chance for pet parents to learn more about the dangers of tick bites.

Read more