November 25, 2022
Dark days are here, and most of us need to face walking in the dark before or after work, so this is the best time to collect a few different options that provide visibility for our dogs! When thinking about visibility, there are passive or active options: passive being a reflective harness or vest that only lights up when, e.g., a car’s headlight shines on it. Active solutions are different LED collars, leashes, and other lights that you can add to the dog’s gear.
November 23, 2022
We know how hard it is to find exciting or unique toys the dogs will not ruin in the first 5 minutes, so Zulu and Mia worked hard to test out a few options for you over the last weeks! They are not super hard chewers, but both of them are hard on their toys, so our requirement for this list was to find toys that the dogs are excited about, AND the toy needs to survive at least three days of play.
November 21, 2022
Do you have a dog who only cares about food? Here are a few ideas on how to make their holiday season even more special! ;) All the high-value treats in this article can be combined with a puzzle toy or a treat dispenser to create the perfect Christmas gift bundle! Bonus Bites Freeze-Dried Treats Mia-approved high-value treats for your Christmas list! The Bonus Bites Freeze-Dried Training Treats are single-ingredient treats, so you can safely give them to dogs with food allergies.
November 20, 2022
Dog puzzle toys are here to entertain and challenge our dogs, but they are meant to be used with supervision. Many articles confuse them with treat dispensers that can be used while the dog is left alone. For example, a Kong or similar hard rubber toy that can be stuffed with treats is an enrichment toy but not a puzzle toy. Puzzle toys are meant to provide mental stimulation and can be used to redirect the dog’s attention when they are stressing about a thunderstorm or need to be on crate rest after surgery.
October 23, 2022
What is a Coyote Vest? How does it protect a dog? Why would a dog need a coyote vest? We have another article going into all these topics, but I wanted to have a summary here as well. Coyotes typically stay away from people and dogs, but our town has a serious problem with coyotes who were born in the town and are not afraid of cars, people, or even big dogs.
October 22, 2022
While many think dog and human treadmills are the same, and companies are just trying to make more money by repacking them into seemingly dog-specific products, there are actually a few significant differences. Five reasons why dogs shouldn’t use a human treadmill Some dogs can run on a human treadmill, but regularly exercising the dog on a treadmill is not great for either the dog or the treadmill. Here are a few reasons why.