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Winter Dog Care Tips

Now that winter is officially upon us I thought it might be good to get some tips on how to make winter as enjoyable for your dog as possible. First off I want to say the best place your dog can sleep during the winter is in the house.   Now let’s talk about what you […]

Make Your Own Dog Car Hammock For Long Road Trips

Anyone who’s driven with a dog in the back seat knows it can be a hassle. If your pet isn’t sliding onto the floor, he’s jumping into the front seat, oblivious to the dangers of distracting the driver. Luckily, a cheap DIY car hammock can keep your dog in his place during your next road […]

Why Pets Shouldn’t Be Under The Tree This Holiday Season

Each and every year, many little boys and girls sit on Santa’s knee to make their Christmas requests. Ask any Santa out there and he will tell you that many children are dying to have a furry best friend to call their own. Often it is a dog, a cat, or even a pony that […]

5 Things You Should Know About Flying With Your Dog

‘Tis the season of travel as we try to connect with loved ones – including the furry family members in our lives. The major part of the season is over, but traveling home may still be on your agenda.  Traveling by plane is a popular choice for those that have long journeys and limited time […]

How Can I Get My Dog To Stop Peeing In Her Crate?

We often get puppy questions through our blog, email, and social media channels and recently received similar crate training questions several times over the past month.  The basic questions was “How Can I Get My Dog To Stop Peeing In Her Crate?” Before we brought home our first puppy we read several books about how […]

Would You Test Your Dog’s IQ?

The Dog IQ Test: The title alone stopped me in my tracks. Back in 1996, when people still browsed bookstores for the latest titles, I paid about $15 for the book by Melissa Miller and had a project for the next week or so with Brandy Noel, the dog before my current dog, Dexter. I thought […]

Three Unexpected Benefits of Traveling with a Dog

When I packed my bags, sold my furniture, and took off around the world with my small business and small dog, I knew it would be amazing. I knew that I’d love having Luna with me for hiking adventures in the Swiss Alps and visits to the Eiffel Tower. I knew it would be fantastic […]

Does The Thundershirt Solve Dog Leash Aggression Problems?

It’s still a work in progress, but we’re gradually figuring out how to fix Linus’ dog leash aggression.  This past week we added a new piece of equipment to our arsenal…a Thundershirt (aff link)! Yep, the same anxiety relieving doggy shirt that most dog’s wear to keep them calm during thunderstorm, fireworks, and other craziness […]

How to Introduce a New Dog to Your Resident Cat (or Vice Versa)

Editor’s note: To celebrate National Train Your Dog Month, we got together with the Association of Pet Dog Trainers to run a series of posts through January. Read others in the series: “Dog Training Is Important,” “5 Time-Saving Tips for Training Your Dog,”  “How to Find the Perfect Dog Trainer,” “Train Your Dog in Nose […]

3 Reasons It’s a Must to Read Your Dog’s Body Language

Editor’s note: To celebrate National Train Your Dog Month, we got together with the Association of Pet Dog Trainers to run a series of posts through January. Read others in the series: “Dog Training Is Important,” “5 Time-Saving Tips for Training Your Dog,”  “How to Find the Perfect Dog Trainer,” “Train Your Dog in Nose […]

Seasonal Off Leash Sports Fields

As of November 1, 2011 HRM will be opening up and allowing dogs off leash in quite a few sport fields in the area.  The fields have off leash hours of 5am to 10pm until May 1, 2012.  You can find our list and maps of these parks in our Parks section.  They are the […]

Great Deal at Tailwagrrrs

TeamBuy.ca has a great deal on right now “Choice of a 5 Visit Doggy Daycare Package or 1 Pampered Pooch Grooming at Tailwagrrrs Halifax and Tailwagrrrs Bedford“ This is a great deal, and the staff at Tailwagrrrs take great care of your pup.  I think I will be picking up one or two of these […]

Wheat Free Dog Treat Recipe

Is you dog allergic or sensitive to wheat products?  You may find it tough to find the right treats that your pup will enjoy and won’t leave them sick.  One healthy alternative is to start making your own treats.  Here is an excellent recipe for wheat free dog treats.  Quick and easy, you will be […]

Dogs + Chocolate = You guessed it, BAD!

I bet just about everyone can agree they have at least one food sensitivity whether it’s an allergy or simply something that doesn’t sit the right way. So it would only be the correct assume that certain foods are a “no-go” for our dogs. Even if you’re not a dog owner I’m sure you’ve been informed to […]

Human Food to Share

Many dog owners would state that their furry companion are a worthy of comparison to a child and with that being said different people have diverse methods surrounding parenting. Some kids aren’t allowed to leave the table until they eat all their vegetable, just like some dogs are banned from ever tasting human food. However, […]

How to Plan a Move

Moving Tips Moving from one home to another, sometimes even one community to another, is both a time of great excitement and great stress. Here are some tips:

How to Find Pet Friendly Housing

There is a lot of biased beliefs of pet owners. There have been a few bad apples that spoiled the bunch. This results in an often long and exhausting journey to find pet friendly apartments. What we at PetZooma.com have done is summarize this and offer advice on how to: Search for and find housing that will […]