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Brushing Your Dogs Teeth

Rocco Jet and his toothbrush

Periodontal Disease is the most common disease found in dogs. You wake up every morning and brush your teeth, after meals you brush your teeth, before you go to sleep every night you brush your teeth – but what about your dog? I don’t know about you, but my little dog is like my very own four-legged shadow, he follows me everywhere around my house, and yes – even into the[…]Read more

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Dogs NEED to Walk Outdoors!

Rocco in the grass with Bruiser

You may be like a lot of people today (including myself), you’ve purchased pee-pee pads, you have installed a “mock” grassy area in the corner of your house and these are great for emergencies, such as hurricanes, late night pee-pee breaks, etc. but your dog needs to venture outside everyday at a minimum of three times a day. Dogs enjoy the feel of the the grass on their paws, doing their[…]Read more

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Dogs love Strollers

Chihuahuas in a stroller

I bought a stroller for little Rocco Jet 15 years ago, before they even had “dog strollers” available for dog owners to purchase.  I purchased strollers for human children and used them for Rocco.  I found the strollers made for infants work perfectly for little dogs because they are usually designed almost like a bassinet.  This is a great design because it keeps your dog from falling out and usually has[…]Read more

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Dogs and Fireworks

Rocco Jet barking

Does your dog look like the photos above during the 4th of July? With every little “pop”, “crackle” and “kaboom” is your dog freaking out? Barking, running around and trying to escape to somewhere safe? The 4th of July is extremely stressful for your dog, their hearing is 10 times more sensitive than ours. It is your responsibility as a dog owner to protect your dogs from becoming over stressed. Here[…]Read more

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Toxic Food and Plants for DOGS

Rocco eating an apple

Your dog is like a little baby, constantly inspecting and studying every little thing and putting EVERYTHING in its mouth. They have no idea what they are doing could possibly make them terribly sick or even become fatal. It is up to you to monitor their little chompers and protect them from toxic food and plants. Human food smells good, looks good and tastes good, so we assume that if it[…]Read more