Dog Ownership

Owning a dog can introduce a lot of fun and excitement into your life, but it is also a serious commitment that will require time, patience, and effort. Getting a dog is a big decision, and you should take the time to consider if you’re in the right place to be a loving and attentive pet owner. Beyond meeting the basic needs of your dog, you should also be aware of the best practices that come with dog ownership.

We explore a range of questions that come with owning a dog in our articles, and if you ever need someone to take care of the messier parts, get in touch with our team of professional pooper scoopers today. We are fully equipped to remove pet waste from residential properties, HOAs, and public parks in cities like Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, and more.

Five Common Plants that can Hurt Your Dog

When you’re planting your garden or walking past your neighbor’s gardens, it’s important to consider your dog’s health. There are some very common plants that can hurt your dog and cause anything from nausea to very serious effects that require veterinarian intervention. 1. Begonias These bright, full-sun flowers are often sold in containers at the [...]

By |2021-10-07T17:05:45+00:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Dog Health, Dog Ownership|

How to Design a Pet-Friendly Flower Garden

Do you have a puppy going through the curious stage? Or a partly cat who likes to sample every plant in your backyard? The average garden could have plants that are toxic to pets or that have sharp thorns and annoying burrs. Plus, some other garden elements are more pet-friendly than others. Here is how [...]

By |2021-09-14T09:05:57+00:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Dog Ownership, General|

What Happens If You Don’t Pick Up Your Dog Poop?

We get it, it is annoying to constantly keep up with your dog’s business. If you have more than one dog, or a dog with a sensitive stomach, chances are you have quite the clean-up on your hands. Is it okay to just leave the poop outside, even if it’s just for a few days? [...]

By |2021-08-26T20:43:11+00:00August 19th, 2021|Categories: Dog Ownership|

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Home is Dog-Friendly

Are you bringing home a foster dog, a new puppy, or just having a friend’s dog visit? Before your new four-legged friend arrives, it is a good idea to make sure your home is safe for them. Dogs are more motivated to get into trouble than you might think. Here’s how to make sure your [...]

By |2021-07-27T11:14:17+00:00August 10th, 2021|Categories: Dog Health, Dog Ownership|

11 Must-Have Apps for Dog Owners

Apps have improved many aspects of our lives, and pet ownership is definitely one of them. We are blessed to have so many smart and often fun digital tools to make dog ownership a little easier right on our smartphones. New apps are coming out all of the time that can help make pet ownership [...]

By |2021-05-20T11:41:27+00:00May 20th, 2021|Categories: Dog Ownership|
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