We’ve all experienced the loss of a loved one, be it a family pet or mother, father, grandparent, etc. I think the interesting piece here is the mention that while grieving for loss of family of friends is widely seen as socially acceptable, grieving for the loss of a pet is not nearly as accepted, … Continue reading A pet’s death can hurt more than losing a fellow human
An interesting study for sure! The title of the article is a bit click-baity, but that shouldn’t stop you from reading. It’s not like the puppy wakes up on a Monday morning, paws at the alarm like a bear, and lazily makes an attempt to start the work week..... On second thought.... (Source : National … Continue reading Therapy Dogs Work Miracles. But Do They Like Their Jobs?
As always, please do the research on what you feed your pups!! And if you have a bag of this stuff in your house, ditch it! Regardless of what the ‘dose’ may be, better to be safe than sorry!! from La Pawtite http://ift.tt/2C6HNwn via IFTTT
While writing some of the posts for the "Muscles and Muzzles" series, it took me back to when I was a personal trainer, pouring over information and articles, trying to divise that "best workout" or "best training split" (I still have my 5/3/1 spreadsheet and calculations somewhere). I realized pretty quickly, especially after thinking about … Continue reading Welcome to “Muscles and Muzzles”!
I can't really come up with something more horrifying than losing a loved one, be it pet or family member. But that's what happened to a gentleman who lived close to my parents, earlier in December 2017. This man adopted a beautiful Boxer, only to have the Boxer escape and run out of the house … Continue reading A Heartwarming Tail (Tale)
Much like humans, the benefits of Exercise to our furry family members reaps many rewards, both psychologically and physically. Granted, you probably shouldn't expect Buddy or Bandit to deadlift twice their bodyweight, but a healthy pup is a happy pup! NOTE : This post will mainly talk about exercise, not nutrition or supplementation. We'll save … Continue reading The Benefits of Exercise
Let’s not get bogged down in too many statistics here; suffice it to say that the number of dog bites that occur annually are overwhelmingly experienced by children. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the odds that a dog bite victim will be a child are 3.2 to 1. Most of these … Continue reading Let Sleeping Dogs Lie; Safety Tips for Families with Dogs and Children
We thought it would be a great idea to put pen to paper and throw some helpful hints that we talked about in the latest La Pawtite Pawd-cast Holiday Special. You can find it on iTunes and Google Play right now! Guests Holiday season means a LOT of invited (and uninvited!) guests coming to your … Continue reading La Pawtite Pawd-Cast : Holiday Special
Pups get colds too! What to watch out for when your lil one has kennel cough!
There are many different styles of pet parenting, just like there are many different schools of thought on how to best raise children. Each parent has his or her methods that feel natural and make sense to them. When learning something new about pet parenting, or trying out different techniques, you may find that it … Continue reading The Confusing World of Pup Parenting