Category: Having Fun with Fido

A Dog’s New Year Resolution List

  As you consider your goals for the New Year, take a minute to consider what your dog might want from you in 2024. As you fill the calendar of a new year, please include your dog, or family of pets, regarding their needs and how to include them in your daily plans. A Dog’s…

What a Dog Needs Most (the short version)

  There is no greater joy than the unconditional love of a dog.  It doesn’t matter if you’ve been gone for an hour or for several days; your dog throws a party at the sight of you. As a pet owner, you have the privilege of returning that devotion every day. As we do at…

Indoor scent games for dogs

  With summer temperatures rising, finding creative ways to entertain dogs indoors is important for their exercise and mental stimulation needs. While puppies are nearly blind at birth, their sense of smell is fully developed.  The part of the brain that analyzes scent is 40 times bigger in a dog’s brain than ours. It’s easy…

Hiking with your Dog

Phoenix’s desert preserves are a great place to spend quality time with your dog, especially with our gorgeous winter, spring and fall weather. See our short list of dog-friendly mountains & natural parks for an outdoor foray with your best buddy! While hiking implies more strenuous activity than your routine dog walks, many mountain trails are…

Daily Dog Walking is Essential for Good Health

  Whether you just acquired a puppy or own a dog presently, dog walking should be a part of your daily diary in the life of dog ownership.  Of course, if you live in an apartment or condo, it’s mandatory that you leash up and get Fido outside for necessary potty breaks.  Hopefully, you incorporate…

10 Good Dog Breeds for Apartment Lifestyles

Angela Pearse is a blogger for Zumper. Zumper is a large start-up for rental properties and Angela offers this blog for the benefit of our canine-loving clients: When it comes to the best apartment dogs, you need to do a little research to ensure harmonious adaptation. While small dogs tend to make the best companions…

Meet Tori Levitt of Doolittle’s Doghouse

I wish to send a special thanks to Voyage Phoenix staff who gave me this wonderful opportunity to share my passion with their audience…Our Q & A session follows:

The Importance of Socializing your Dogs

    Please socialize your dogs! Start early (in puppyhood) and never stray from this important element of dog ownership well into your dog’s adult years. Dogs yearn to learn the world, relying on their innate abilities and senses, and benefit greatly by interaction in a healthy and positive way. Early and consistent introduction to…

Unlocking the Canine Mind..Chaser leads the pack!

Dogs are more than Pets…they’re Geniuses! The old adage “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” was dismissed a long time ago, as we know that any dog, at any age, is not only capable of learning new tricks, yet recent studies suggest that dogs have cognitive abilities and are actually capable of abstract…

Walking your dog with confidence

  HOW TO “TREAT” LEASH AGGRESSION:   A common reaction to dogs meeting other dogs while leashed is often called “leash aggression.” Your dog is telling the other dog to “back off” for a variety of reasons: she’s had a bad experience, lacks proper socialization, or is protecting you. Most dogs like to be with…