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.
How to Choose a Small Dog and Prepare Your Home.
Owning a pet is a great responsibility, but one that offers numerous rewards. And yet, there is much you need to decide and prepare for before adopting a new furry friend. Consider the following before picking a pet to better decide what breed makes the most sense for you.
As a nation of dog lovers, we want to be uber-confident that just as we enjoy our outdoor space, that it is safe for our dogs to enjoy too. But what is harmless to humans can be toxic or irritating to dogs. With summer on the doorstep, the team
at Rattan Direct have created this handy cut-out-and-keep guide for dog owners looking to ensure their garden is safe for the four-legged member of their family.
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If you have a fluffy little dog, regular grooming is required. While some dogs love to be pampered by a pet stylist, others get anxious. And then there are the endless shampoo options and grooming tools. Angie Bolghoz, an expert pet stylist in Charleston, South Carolina, shares helpful advice to make grooming easier for you and your pup.