DogBoy's Dog Blog

What Bones Are Safe To Feed Your Dog?

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Dec 19, 2016 @ 09:12 AM

Over thousands of years, dogs increasingly became human’s closest companions. Dogs helped early humans hunt, and in turn, they were rewarded with delicious, juicy bones.

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Topics: Dog Wellness, Dog Safety, Dog Food

5 Ways To Get Rid Of Doggie Bad Breath

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Dec 5, 2016 @ 09:12 AM

We love our dogs, but that doesn’t mean we love dog breath. While it’s true that some breeds are naturally more prone to having bad breath, you can take steps to reduce most dog’s foul breath.

Here’s the DogBoy’s guide for healthier and fresher doggie breath!

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Topics: Dog Wellness, dog care

Why Is My Dog Shy, and What Do I Do?

Posted by Courtney Emken on Fri, Nov 25, 2016 @ 09:11 AM

While dog lovers tend to be more extroverted, many dogs are actually quite the opposite. At DogBoy’s, we like to affectionately call these dogs “wallflowers.” These dogs feel the most comfortable when out of the spotlight.

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Topics: Dog Wellness, dog owners, dog anxiety

First Impressions: How To Safely Introduce Yourself To A New Dog

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Nov 14, 2016 @ 09:11 AM

Everyone knows how important it is to make a good first impression. This counts just as much for our canine friends as it does for other humans. Just like us, dogs are social creatures. We need to know how to make a polite greeting for them too.

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Topics: Dog Wellness, dog behavior, dog anxiety

How Do I Keep My Dog Warm This Winter?

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Nov 7, 2016 @ 09:11 AM

Dogs and humans are different. That’s a no brainer. I mean, just look at them! Most people, especially dog owners, understand that dogs act differently, think differently, and have completely different needs than we do.

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Topics: Dog Wellness, Dog Safety, cold weather

Top 5 Easy Dog Treats For Halloween

Posted by Courtney Emken on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 @ 09:10 AM

 

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Topics: Dog Wellness, Dog Food

How To Combat Common Pet Odors

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Oct 17, 2016 @ 09:10 AM

Typically, a stinky pooch just needs a good bath to smell good again. However, many odors that dog lovers deal with on a daily basis are more difficult to remove, such as:

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Topics: Dog Wellness, dog health, dog care

Why Does My Dog Need Heartworm Control?

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Oct 10, 2016 @ 09:10 AM

No dog is safe from heartworms. It may sound sensational but any dog can get heartworms, and Texas is among the top ten states for heartworm infections. It is imperative that you understand how heartworms are transmitted, and how to protect your pet from them.

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Topics: Dog Wellness, Dog Safety, dog health

4 Things Humans Do That Drive Dogs Crazy

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Oct 3, 2016 @ 09:10 AM

Humans do a lot of things that just drive dogs insane. We try to make our dogs act like humans, BUT they’re dogs.

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Topics: Dog Wellness, dog boarding, dog behavior

Evil Cage vs. Comfy Cave: 5 Reasons to Crate Your Puppy

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 @ 09:09 AM

Crates are “Comfy Caves” to your puppy, NOT the “Evil Cages” that they can be portrayed as. When crate training is done properly, there are tons of benefits it can provide for both dog and owner.

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Topics: Dog Wellness, Dog Training

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