Polar Bear and I love going for walks together, but here’s a fact: You’ll never see me walking him on a retractable leash. I find retractable leashes dangerous and no good, and there are a number of reasons why.
From causing injuries to giving you less control over your dog, there’s one pet product all dog owners should avoid: Retractable … Read the rest
Your dog might light up your life, but should you smooch your pooch? Many dog owners love expressing affection with their furry friends. But is it OK to kiss your dog? This age-old question has an answer, and it’s not so simple.
So, is it OK to kiss your dog? If you have a healthy immune system, in most cases, … Read the rest
It’s a fact that holds true in my household: I love Christmas movies. There’s nothing better than curling up with your pup and a cup of hot cocoa to watch a favorite holiday flick. Here’s a list of a few of our favorite Christmas movies you can watch with your dog to share the season’s spirit with your furry friend.… Read the rest
The winter holiday season is a magical time of year. What makes the season even more wonderful is getting to spend Christmas with dogs. You can plan a special celebration to mark the holiday season and make memories with your furry friends.
Christmas with dogs means keeping their health and best interests in mind. We’ve put together a list of … Read the rest
Even though the temperature still feels like summer here in sunny Florida, you can tell that fall is in the air. Crisp mornings and less humidity means cooler days are coming. This puts me in a cozy mood and makes me feel like baking. One easy and fun way to share my love of baking with my furry friend is … Read the rest
The long, sunny days of summer are upon us. Here in Florida, that means pool days and beach trips, along with sunshine and afternoon thunderstorms. Many pets love summer fun as much as we do! But that doesn’t mean we don’t need to be careful! Follow Polar Bear’s dog care tips for summer and make sure you and your pooch … Read the rest
One of the best parts of having a dog is sharing new places and new experiences with your four-legged friend. An easy way to show your pup whole new worlds is in a dog stroller. Doggy strollers let your pet stay safe and cozy in a confined area while you explore new areas and enjoy new experiences.
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Dogs get dirty. The love running and playing outside. They dig in the dirt. They splash in ponds. They might even roll in poop. Love it or hate it, your dog is going to need a bath at some point.
How often should you bathe your dog? According to the ASPCA, your dog needs a bath every 3-4 months. According … Read the rest
It’s a new pet owner’s worst nightmare. When your dog runs away, your heart sinks. I know this because my dog Polar Bear has run away from me. Thankfully, with a little prevention, training and behavior modification on your part and your dog’s, you can learn how to stop your dog from running away.
When your dog runs away, a … Read the rest