One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is cooking great food with even better company. I love baking and I love my dog (of course!). With these recipes, I get to do one of my favorite things for my favorite doggy. Don't let your pup miss out on the holiday fun by trying out some of these delicious (and safe for human consumption) holiday treats. 1. Gingerbread Dog Cookies What you'll need: 2 eggs 2 tablespoon oil 1 tablespoon molasses 1 1/4 cup gluten free flour 1/4 t
By Hannah Stein The winter holidays are only a few weeks away and family is coming to town, so you've got to impress. Try showing off your dog's smarts by teaching your pup these fun tricks! Here are some tips before we begin: 1. Make sure your dog has a motivator. For some dogs it's treats, a clicker, or a toy, while for other dogs, it's their special bond with you. 2. Keep training sessions short and brief. It's difficult for a pup to learn if they are tired or frustrated.
By Hannah Stein Thanksgiving is just around the corner! You plan to cook for Fido, too, right? Sadly, you cannot give into every craving your pup has. Here is a list of some of the most dangerous foods and what not to feed your dog. Our first six foods are dangerous to eat because they are toxic: 1. Chocolate This is probably the most well-known human food that is toxic to dogs. Chocolate is toxic because it contains substances called methylxanthines, which stop certain metab
By Hannah Stein One of the best parts about fall is the amazing food! Don't let your pup miss out on the pumpkin flavored fun by trying out some of these delicious (and safe for human consumption) autumn treats. 1. Pumpkin and oatmeal cookies What you'll need: 1/2 cup canned pumpkin 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 cup water 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup oatmeal 2 cups whole wheat flour Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Combine pump
By Hannah Stein With the 2019-2020 school year in full swing, dogs have a new schedule to adjust to. Just like people, dogs feel the back-to-school blues when they are suddenly left home alone for longer than normal. Often, they will communicate their frustration with bad behavior, such as: destroying furniture, going potty in the house, or not eating. How do you avoid this bad behavior and keep Fido happy by himself? 1. Interactive Toys If you have a food or toy motivated pu
By Emily Schultze 1. Agility Course If the summer heat doesn't seem to slow your dog down, then an agility course would be the perfect way to help them let off some steam. All you'll need to do is a quick walk around the house to pick up the perfect items to place in your yard. If you want to take the course to the next level, there are also many DIY projects out there to help make it more advanced. This activity is a great way to change up your usual routine and have some fu
By Emily Schultze With the heat of the summer fast approaching, people and animals alike are making their plans for staying cool. While jumping into the pool or lounging in front of the fan are always good strategies, there are a few other ways to combat that summer sun. Popsicles are an easy and tasty treat to help keep your dog refreshed! Not only are popsicles simple to make, they are also very customizable for each individual dog's needs. The only tool you need to start i