Your Chihuahua might be cute and cuddly, but your dog probably has a big personality and makes even bigger messes on a daily basis. That said, they are family, and you can’t imagine your life without them. Here are a few ways you can keep a clean house and still enjoy your cuddly canine companion. The best part: It won’t kill your kibbles-and-bits budget.
It seems these days dog breeds are getting smaller and smaller, from teacup chihuahuas to miniature dachshunds. Just because they are tiny, should you carry them everywhere?
Spoiler: The answer is no. Carrying your pup around all day can actually be causing both psychological and physical harm. Let’s take a closer look at why you shouldn’t carry your pint-sized pup everywhere you go.
It's that time of the year. Time for the 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. If you love watching the little dogs compete, we have a list of all participating small breeds, what time they're being judged and links to the live stream of the judging.
You can watch the live stream of the Westminster Dog Show on television, the Westminster Kennel Club app or on a live stream from your computer, tablet or phone. We've listed all of the small breeds and what time you can see them being judged.
A dog is a loyal companion for life, and it’s important as a pet owner to take care of your dog throughout every stage of its life. Arthritis, problems with cognition, and a reduced sense of hearing are all conditions that dogs experience as they age. Smaller dogs can run into specific problems due to their size. Here are some tips for taking care of a small aging dog.
It’s no secret we love our small pups here at DinkyDogClub, but we’re not the only ones. Many famous artists and creatives also share a love of small dogs, and often used them as muses for their iconic works of art. Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso are two prime examples of celebrated artists who cherished their tiny furry friends.
All of those tasty Thanksgiving foods will have little dog noses sniffing their air and licking their chops for a little taste. While it's okay to give your pup a little taste of turkey, there are a few Thanksgiving staples to keep away from your furry friend.
Turkey bones are a huge no-no for all dogs because they tend to splinter can be severe internal injuries. So keep that turkey carcass well out of reach of determined little dogs.
Making the decision to adopt a dog, even a little dog, is one of the best things many families can do, and while a new dog can be a fun addition to the household, it’s important to keep in mind that they require a lot of care, attention, and love. If you’ve never had a dog before, it’s imperative to do some research and educate your family on the best ways to care for a dog in order to keep everyone safe and happy.
Here are a few of the best tips for first-time dog owners.
Have you ever considered getting a portrait of your furry friend? It's an easy and fun way to create a lasting memory of your beloved pet.
Among the crew at DinkyDogClub, Kendra Profumo is one of our favorite pet portrait artists. Kendra loved being around animals and nature as long as she can remember. She also took an early interest in drawing and her passion for art led Kendra to Chico State University where she studied painting.
August 26th is National Dog Day, which was founded in 2004 by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate, Colleen Paige. National Dog Day is a day to celebrate all dogs, including purebreds, mixed breeds, family pets and working dogs that risk their lives. Some ways you can celebrate National Dog Day are by showering your dog with even more love or by donating money or time to your local pet shelter or rescue organization. To learn move about National Dog Day, visit their website.
What's the number one thing small dog owners wish their dog can do? If you said, "talk," you're correct. The answer is in response to DinkyDogClub asking their Facebook and Instagram followers to finish this sentence: I wish my dog could _ _ _. Seventy-six responded wishing their dog could talk to them.