Meet the Breed: The Alaskan Malamute

Alaskanmalamute0bThe Alaskan Malamute is a large dog breed originally bred for use as a working dog including as a sled dog.  They are sometimes mistaken for a Siberian Husky due to color and markings, but in fact are quite different in many ways including size, structure and personality.

Read on to determine if the Alaskan Malamute might be the right breed for you. Continue reading

Holiday Travel Plans? We Can Help!

Many of us are getting ready for holiday travel, starting with Thanksgiving. Travel statistics are projected to be higher this year for both driving and flying, in spite of increased airfares and gas prices. Some folks are opting to bring their pets to save on pet boarding fees. Also contributing to the trend of traveling with pets is the fact that more Americans are viewing their pets as family members.

Here is what you need to know to make traveling with (or without) your pet a smooth endeavor. Continue reading

Tips for Making “Take Your Dog to Work Day” Smooth

Take Your Dog to Work Day is this Friday, June 22. Hopefully you’ve already discussed the possibility of bringing your pooch to work with your boss. After all, one wouldn’t want to miss out on a national holiday! I mean, this is up there with National Waffle Iron Day on June 29! Okay, not really. After all, are there health benefits to celebrating the Waffle Iron? Probably not. But there are benefits associated with taking your pets to work!

For instance, one can use a pet potty break to be unavailable for that overly chatty coworker who comes to call. But when you do want to socialize with that cute guy (or gal) from the cubicle down yonder, there’s nothing like a dog to break the ice! Continue reading

Best of the Best: Best BaxterBoo Items for the Camping Season

The smell of flowers blooming and the sounds of birds chirping… ah yes, summer has arrived!  Of course with some nice beautiful weather, camping is on the forefront of everyone’s mind.  Okay, maybe not everyone, but mine anyway.  This week’s Best of the Best is dedicated to showing off some of the best camping items that BaxterBoo has to offer! 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

Baxter Boo Now Offers “Dog is Good®” Products

Baxter Boo.com is excited to announce a new product line we are carrying from a company called Dog is Good®.  Knowing that we like to treat our customers like family, we thought we’d share a bit of the back story on this company so you can understand the spirit behind the products. Continue reading