Americans love pets! And celebrities are no exception. Read this post to find out about famous dogs such as Paris Hilton’s chihuahua, Tinkerbell, who was her constant companion until Tinkerbell’s death in 2015. The chihuahua inspired the “purse dog” trend, with folks mimicking her tendency to tuck the pet in a bag under her owner’s arm.
Before you start searching for pet-friendly vacation accommodations as you travel this spring or summer, we recommend brainstorming the type of vacation (i.e. road trip, beach vacay, European world tour, etc.…) you desire. Then, check the feasibility of bringing your pooch.
Proper leash training ensures a safe and pleasant experience for everyone involved. The AKC recommends introducing your dog to their collar and leash (we sell some great leashes, btw) in short segments of time. Use this time to play with your dog and offer treats as rewards. After your fur baby is comfortable with their collar and leash, practice walking in your home. You may feel odd but don’t worry; no one is watching!
Some dogs experience sleep problems, just like their human counterparts. Generally speaking, sleep problems (like Narcolepsy or Sleep Apnea), result from underlying health issues. However, perfectly healthy dogs may occasionally encounter sleep challenges, nonetheless. The good news is that, sometimes, the solution is as simple as a new bed.
In a pinch, create a super easy DIY cat toy by taping a piece of string or yarn to the end of a dowel. Holding the dowel, swirl and drag the string, as your fur baby pounces along.