Thursday, May 30, 2024



   

Keeping Your Dog Happy and Healthy in the Good Ole’ Summertime

May 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Activities and Training

Temperatures are rising, the sun is shining, and your dog is ready to be outdoors.  How can you keep your furry friend safe, happy, and healthy during the summer months?  Keep reading for our annual guide to summer fun with your canine. Safety First The warm weather brings with it a few safety concerns for […]

Grooming Your Gorgeous Canine

We all know that you could spend a fortune on grooming your dog, but what grooming tasks are truly important and what ones are not really necessary?  Like so many other questions, the answer is, “it depends”. Brushing your dog Most dogs will need to be brushed, at least occasionally, but there are several variables […]

Help! My Dog Won’t Stop Chewing My Stuff!!!

March 12, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Activities and Training, Featured Articles

If your dog is literally eating you out of house and home, it may seem that your only choice is to live with furniture from the thrift store and replace it as needed.  Not true!  Here are a couple of strategies to help you restore your sanity. Limited access It can be helpful, especially during […]

The Iditarod Sled Dog Trail Race

February 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Activities and Training, Featured Articles

The official Iditarod website calls this the “Last Great Race on Earth…over 1150 miles of the roughest, most beautiful terrain Mother Nature has to offer.”  Detractors call it a heinous crime of animal cruelty, with dogs being pushed beyond the limits of their endurance for the entertainment of man.  No matter which side of the […]

Iditarod Trivia Answers

February 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Activities and Training, Featured Articles

1 -b: March 3, 1973 was the start date of the first Iditarod as we now know it.  However, much shorter versions of the race were held on parts of the Iditarod Trail in 1967 (as part of Alaska’s Centennial Year) and in 1969. 2 – a: The fastest time ever recorded for completion of […]

Iditarod Trivia

February 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Activities and Training, Featured Articles

1.  When was the first Iditarod held? a.  1968 b.  1973 c.  1975 2.  What is the current record for race completion? a.  Nearly nine days b.  Just over ten days c.  Between 14 and 16 days 3.  Who is the current record holder for the Iditarod? a.  Lance Mackey b.  Paul Bunyon c.  Martin […]

Westminster Trivia Answers

February 7, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Activities and Training

1 B.  The Poodle was the top dog for twenty-two consecutive years, from 1960 to 1982.  The breed was recognized by the AKC in 1887, but didn’t crack the top ten until the 1950’s when it ranked number seven.  In fact, the popular poodle skirt was inspired by the breed. 2 C The Leonberger, Cane […]

It’s Westminster Dog Show Time!

February 6, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Activities and Training

That’s right:  the 135th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will be telecast live from Madison Square Gardens on February 14th and 15th, 2011.  Individual breeds will be judged during the day, but won’t be telecast. In the evenings, however, you can catch the higher-level competitions.  On Monday, February 14th, look for the Best in […]

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

January 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Activities and Training

Many parts of the country are now covered in a thick blanket of snow, and that can only mean one thing for dog sports enthusiasts:  mushing! One name, many activities Although we often think of mushing only in terms of races such as the upcoming Iditarod, it is really a general term that covers many […]

Christmas Gifts for the Dog and the Dog Lover

December 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Dog Activities and Training

Are you struggling to find a gift for your best friend?  Our gift-giving guide can help you find the perfect gift for the dog who has everything, as well as for the dog-lovers on your list. Kong Dog Toys The new Kong toys out this year are called “Tugger Knots“.   They are really cute tug […]

« Previous PageNext Page »