Potty Like A Rock Star – Teach Your Dog to Potty on Command

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016

Potty Like A Rock Star – Teach Your Dog to Potty on Command

Wouldn’t it be great if your pup could potty on command? Think about long car rides or hotel stays. When you only have a specific amount of time for a bathroom break, you want your dog to “go” as well. Training your dog to potty on cue takes some patience, but once this behavior is learned, it is so useful. IT’S POTTY TIME To get started, determine what that...

Read More »

Pick Up the Poop

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015

Pick Up the Poop

In most cities, communities and neighborhoods, there’s a fine if you don’t pick up your dog’s waste. I definitely agree with laws regulating clean streets free from dog waste, but the reality is, it’s never enforced. To be honest, during my dog walks, I’ve yet to actually witness someone NOT picking up after their dog…but we know it happens since there’s always a rogue pile of poo. True, maybe...

Read More »

Pet-Proofing Your Home

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014

Here are some tips to keep your pet safe in the confines of her own home — 1. Remove candy or nuts from locations where pets can reach them. Chocolate is toxic to dogs and nuts can be dangerous by ingesting or choking. 2. If moth balls are used, keep pets away from those areas. 3. Keep the toilet seat down. 4. Check the security of the garbage can....

Read More »

Pets Can’t Take the Heat

Posted by on Jun 22, 2014

Summer weather is here! Summers in South Texas are brutal, and the intense heat can be very dangerous to your pet. These are some useful tips for all pet owners to share. Never leave pets chained outdoors in the sun for extended periods of time.  Heat stroke can occur rapidly and will always have a tragic ending. Always make sure any outdoor pet has shade and fresh water available to...

Read More »

Promote Good Litter Box Habits

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014

Promote Good Litter Box Habits

Cats have been programmed for thousands of years to cover their “waste.”  In the wild, this helped to eliminate the cat’s scent and elude predators. Most cats are naturally attracted to a litter box because it provides a place for them to cover their waste.  However, there are a few things you can do (and encourage your clients to do) to promote good litter box habits: Place the litter box in a quiet location that...

Read More »