Pets Can Suffer from Allergies Too

We addressed the issue of people dealing with being allergic to pets, but did you know that pets can suffer from allergies as well? We recently had a customer that called in to report that that it is not uncommon for Bichon Frise dogs to be allergic to grass, and therefore she was encouraging us to carry our dog boots year round. Continue reading

Baxter’s Tips for Traveling with Pets

Dear Readers,

I am pleased as a flea at a dog show to be heading out for a much-needed vacation! I am to accompany my family on an RV adventure. This is an unusual experience for me, as I tend to prefer more of the jet-setting scene to travel the world, procuring wondrous products for our discriminating customers. However, I am choosing to view this as an opportunity to research the needs of mobile pets, specifically with car and RV transportation. Continue reading

Best Dogs For Apartment Living!

What breeds are best suited for apartment living?  Well that may be the wrong question to ask.  When looking for a dog that would be happy living in an apartment, you need to look for energy levels.  Even within the same litter of pups, there are ones that are more energetic then the others.

Exercise is crucial for any dog.  You have to think of your home like a dog cage, just because you let your dog outside, doesn’t mean he has gotten the exercise he needs.  Of course when you only have an apartment, your dog has an even smaller cage to live in.

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Help! I’m Allergic to My Pet!

You are in love! A special someone has come into your life and it is bliss, but the moisture coming from your eyes and nose aren’t from tears of joy. In fact, you’re feeling a little itchy as well. Maybe you have a new pet from your own choosing or one chose you. Maybe this pet accompanies the girl or guy of your dreams. Is the budding relationship doomed to fail? What can be done to keep everyone healthy and happy? Continue reading

Hybrids: Designer Doggies or Just Mutts?

I have never been one that has desired designer clothing, needed a fancy car, nor been a fan of designer prices. Perhaps that was why I felt comfortable with getting a puppy of mixed heritage from a friend at a bargain price. Continue reading

BaxterBoo is Expanding!

Dear Readers,

It is with great pleasure (and a bit of pomp) that I get to announce that, thanks to our fans and fellow pet lovers, we are growing! Of course Ms. Boo believes she may have something to do with this, and I shan’t be the one to correct her! Continue reading