5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe On Hot Days

dog safety infographic

Summer time should be fun – heat, long days and plenty of time outdoors. For dog owners, this is a great chance to spend more time with your furry friend. Keeping your dog safe during this period is important if you don’t want those fun days to turn into something bad. From overheating to burning carpal pads, there are many things to think about before […] Read more »

How Dogs Make You and Your Family Healthier

dogs infographic

What do dogs love? Being around people they love and having access to yummy dog food. They really don’t ask for much and in return, they give so much. Take a look at this infographic created by Dog Food Smart which tells us exactly why dogs are great for you and your family’s health. Dogs like Huskies, German Shepherds and Boxers need to remain active, and […] Read more »

How to Keep Dogs Safe During 4th of July Fireworks

Fireworks and Dogs infographic

The 4th of July is a favorite celebration for many, with bbqs, burgers, and fun. However, it’s a horrific holiday for pets. Dogs, unsurprisingly, are terrified of fireworks. In fact, many pets will flee their homes on the 4th of July in terror. Lost pets actually increase 30% between July 4-6, with July 5th marking the busiest day of the year for many animal shelters […] Read more »

Getting a New Puppy

New puppy checklist

Adding a new puppy to your family can be a fun experience, but also a handful of discipline and responsibilities. Not only for you, but also your new dog. Having a quick checklist will help you prepare for your new addition and having the basic necessities help you stay organized to know what your puppy needs in the next days, weeks, or months ahead. Most things […] Read more »

25 Most Popular Dog Breeds and Their Natural Health Problems

dog breed health infographic

There are many different dog breeds to choose from when picking out the family pet. They are all unique in terms of their looks, behavior and personality. Many choose a dog based on these factors, but health is another factor that should be taken into consideration. Responsible breeding practices play a crucial role in determining how healthy a dog will be throughout its life. But aside […] Read more »

Beware of Dog

Dog Bite Infographic

The statistics for this infographic have been gathered over years of research into dog bites and animal attacks, and point to additional research done by the Humane Society, AmericanHumane.org, and PuppyToob.com. The infographic is broken down into four parts. The first discusses basic facts about dog bites. The second lists the ten breeds which are the most likely to attack. The third portion gives tips for avoiding dog bites and tips to help you prevent from being sued for a dog bite or attack. And the final section gives major statistics on dog bite injuries and fatalities in the United States. Read more »

7 Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat

Food Safety for Dogs Infographic

Dogs aren’t just pets, they’re members of the family! They sleep with us, play with us and oftentimes eat with us as well. While most of the time it’s relatively harmless, some human foods can make dogs very sick. Thankfully, with proper veterinary care, most dogs will survive. Nevertheless, prevention is the best way to keep Fido safe. Next time you decide to share food […] Read more »

Tips to Keep Pets Safe on Halloween

Halloween Pet Safety Infographic

Jack O’Lanterns, trick-or-treaters, haunted houses and costume parties – Halloween is full of fun things for you and your family to enjoy, but it’s one of those holidays that is enjoyed more by people than by pets. To ensure a fun evening for everyone we ask – what’s your pup’s party personality?  If you have an outgoing dog, dress him up in a fun costume! […] Read more »

Keeping Your Dog Happy While Living in an Apartment

Dog Living in Apartment Infographic

When I got my first dog I was living in an apartment. I almost didn’t go through with the pet adoption because I was concerned for the happiness and well being of my dog. If you are in the same boat and on the fence about getting your own four-legged friend here are some great tips to make sure your dog has a great and happy […] Read more »

National Mutt Day 2014

Today is National Mutt Day! It’s a day for embracing, saving, and celebrating all types of mixed breed dogs. Naturally, National Mutt Day is an exciting day at Muttropolis, so they figured they would come up with a fun way to tell you a little more about it. Read on to find out all about this dog-tastic holiday, how to participate and the wonderful mutts it celebrates!   Read more »