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What to Expect when you’re Expecting…with a dog in the house

This article is an adaptation from the Chapter: Introducing your Baby to your Dog in our upcoming book: “The World According to Dog”. Introducing your newborn baby to your dog requires careful planning in advance.  Consider early introduction by playing tape recordings of baby sounds so your dog can get used to the shift in…

The Scoop on Poop & Proper Petiquette

Regarding the hard-to-discuss-in-polite- society subject of DOG POOP, I have only 3 words: Pick It Up!  15+ years in the pet-care business, with tens of thousands of dog walks logged in virtually every city zip code, it is grossly obvious that many dog owners have complete disregard about picking up after their pet.  This blithe…

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:

What is your dog trying to tell you?

    We often hear Pet Parents describe unusual or changed behaviors in their dogs who are normally content.  Sometimes, too, as their designated pet sitter, we observe a shift in behavior with a “regular” guest who returns to our home for pet care and suddenly, Fido is acting differently. It’s important for both owner…

Tips for Healthy Pet Care for your Dog!

  5 Tips for Pet Health Care & Safety for your Dog! Authored by VetStreet’s Marty Becker (with our 2 “scents” added!) 1. Don’t allow your dog to become fat! Veterinarians can’t stress this enough! Every day they see dogs in pain and owners who assume it’s just a consequence of aging. The pain of arthritis starts earlier and is…

Summer Travel Tips for Dog Owners

Flying with Fido? Traveling can be stressful, for you and your pets!   Unless they fit under your seat, the ASPCA recommends pet owners not fly their animal. If you are doggedly determined, see tips below: (1).  Get a Vet check-up, update vaccinations and get a health certificate! (2). Ensure that Fido has a microchip…

The importance of fresh water for Fido!

Keeping a constant supply of fresh water is not only critical to your dog’s health, but essential, especially during the hot summer months. Please remember that Fido’s water bowl can also serve as a vessel for dust and common pests that circulate around water and bacteria. If you aren’t replenishing his water bowl with fresh…

This flu season, protect yourself AND your dog!

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM DOGCHANNEL.COM (Advertorial) Human flu season occurs every year, but did you know that DOGS can get the flu too?  Canine influenza virus (CIV) is a unique strain of the flu that causes influenza in dogs. Since most dogs have no natural immunity to the virus, almost every dog that comes in contact with…

Valentine’s Day ideas for you and your dog!

If you are like me, you want to do something special for your dog today! While every day with your furry loved ones should be celebrated, here are some ideas that have been shared with me and serve as a gentle reminder of the little things we can do that make a big difference :…