How to Pick Up and Hold a Lap Dog

The Proper Way to Pick up and Hold a Lap Dog Believe it or not, there certainly is a safer method to pick up and hold a little dog. Understanding the best way to correctly lift and hold your pooch is not only harmless for her, but also for you as well. The secret is...

Choosing the Right Rescue Dog for Your Family

So you’ve decided to adopt a dog - congratulations! Bringing home a new furry family member is tremendously exciting, and by rescuing a new pet from a Hudson Valley, NY animal shelter, you’re not only avoiding the pitfalls of puppy mill pets, but you’re saving a life...

Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up

Probably common question I get coming from new dog owners is “just how do I get him to quit jumping up?” Puppies and dogs normally jump up on people whenever they say hello. Why? Because we’re taller than them! Dogs greet each other by going nose-to-nose and they like...

Micro-chipping Your Dog

Coping with a lost dog is each and every pet owner's most awful nightmare. In the unlikely event it does happen, you'll be grateful you took a few precautionary actions to guarantee your dog or cat winds up safely back in your home, snuggled up with you once more. Pet...

5 Ways to Teach Your Child Responsible Pet Care

This week is National Pet Week. The theme for this week, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), is helping pet owners practice responsible pet care. A fun way to celebrate National Pet Week, and get your kids involved, is by teaching your...

How Dogs Can Benefit Those in Assisted Living

As we continue National Pet Week, we would like to let you know more about how dogs can help those in assisted living situations. According to the American Senior Communities blog, around 1 million seniors and vets receive some sort of assisted living service....