Teach Your Dog to Cover Their Nose!

Teach Your Dog to Cover Their Nose in 2 Easy Steps!

Have you ever wanted to teach your dog a trick that is a bit different than the classic “sit, stay, roll-over” but didn’t know where to start? “Cover” is a super cute trick where your dog learns to put their paw over their nose! You can give the trick any context you like, such as smelling a bad smell or looking sad/ashamed. Luckily, it is also very simple to teach!  Continue reading


Catios: The Safe Outdoor Enclosure for Cats

Back in the day, pretty much all cats lived outside. Some cats were indoor/outdoor, but very few were indoor only. Today, the world has become much faster moving. People have recognized the dangers that come with allowing cats to roam freely and have opted to keep their cats inside. With adequate stimulation, indoor cats can be happy and healthy! However there is no denying that they would be happier if they could also feel the wind in their fur as they sunbathed and chased bugs outside, which is where catios come into play. Continue reading

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Choosing a Pet Door: 4 Common Concerns

Choosing a Pet Door

 It can be intimidating when choosing a new pet door. There are pet doors that are better than others based on the situation. Depending on your needs,  you might want to spend a bit more on a high quality pet door that will last for your pet’s entire lifetime (and then some), or you might need a quick fix for a temporary situation. If you’re installing a pet door through your garage, you might have different concerns than if you’re installing one in your living room, too!  Continue reading


Big Dog Doors for your Big Doggie

Not all dogs are made the same. Some are brown, some are white. Some have spots, some have stripes. Some are small and some are big…really big.

Since all dogs aren’t built the same – it would make sense that all dog doors don’t come built the same either. Great Dane owners might not be able to get away with the same doggie doors that cater to Chihuahuas and Yorkies. But not all pet stores are able to cater to the needs of all dogs – it takes a retailer with a large catalog and large heart to cater to the needs of Large Dogs as well as breeds with higher populations. Continue reading

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Why You Need a Pet Door

Have you ever considered getting a pet door for your dog or cat, then decided against it? Why? Some of the concerns of installing a doggie door involve security of the home against intruders or damaging a rental home. Pet doors have come a long way since they were first commercialized in the 1950’s, and there are now temporary options that can fit in a sliding glass door or window. Of course, you must have a safe, enclosed yard for your pets. Safety of your beloved furry family members always comes first! Continue reading