Treadmills: Not Just for Humans Anymore

Pet obesity is on the rise and one increasingly popular solution is treadmills for dogs. Not only do these tools assist in helping dogs shed extra pounds, but they can also be helpful with behavioral issues.

Just as exercise helps to relieve stress and raises mood in people, well-exercised animals are more likely to be well-adjusted emotionally when their physical bodies have the opportunity to be active. Continue reading

Finding the Right Chew Toy for Fido

I got a message on Facebook from a delighted yet slightly disappointed fan about her dog chewing one of our toys to bits and pieces quickly. Even though I am a famous world traveler, I like to have that personal touch and let my fans know that I hear them. Where you hurt, I hurt. It may be difficult to comprehend that pet guardians have to provide items for their dogs knowing full well that those items will be destroyed. Such is the nature of chewing. There are several reasons we dogs chew. 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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Best Grooming Products!

Spring is upon us and we all know that along with it comes the always anticipated act of Spring Cleaning!  From a personal standpoint, I know that when my dog sheds his winter coat, I am in need of a good set of tools that can help groom my dog from all that pesky hair and get your pet ready for a day at the dog park!  Check out these awesome products from BaxterBoo.com that will do wonders for you and your pet! Continue reading

Wednesday Wellness: Keep Your Dog And Yourself Beach-Season Ready Throughout Winter

Whipping winds, snow covered grass, and below freezing temps give us a handful of excuses to neglect our on-going efforts to make a lifestyle change and get into shape. Let’s face it, if we can’t get our butts into gear and get fit, what chance do our dogs have of avoiding those winter pounds?

The feeble attempts people make consist of gimmick diets that just leave you hungry and out of shape, overpriced home workout equipment, and inconsistent work out partners that are just as unmotivated to make a lifestyle change as you. So often, we overlook the one of the greatest workout tools we have; our canine companions.

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