Dog Hygiene 101: The Importance of Trimmed Nails

Keeping up with your dog’s hygiene is an important responsibility that should never be ignored. The dirtier the dog means the greater the risk of injury and infection. This week, The Dog Stop takes a closer look at why keeping your dog’s toenails trimmed and the occasional pedicure will help your dog stay healthy and […]

Packing Your Dog’s First-Aid Kit

Much like the first-aid kit Mom tucked under the backseat of her mini-van, it’s always a good idea to keep a first-aid kit readily available for those active days with Sparky. Dogs are prone to many of the same incidents we encounter as humans: bee stings, thorn bushes, and minor burns. And while emergency situations […]

Grooming tips for a Healthy Dog

No matter what time of year it is, every season presents its own reasons for why dog owners should keep a close eye on their dog’s fur, skin, and ears. However, the summertime is when you’ll really want to give your pups a thorough go-over as their time outside may increase greatly during the warmer […]

Attention Dog Owners: Hot Car Reminder!

It’s not uncommon to pile into your car with old Buster to run your Saturday morning errands. However, think twice before allowing your dog to sit in your car unattended for any period of time. As tempting as it may be to ride around with your sidekick – windows down, ears flapping in the wind […]

Training an Older Dog

Whoever says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks is in for a surprise. Just as adults can continue to learn as they grow older, older dogs may be able to participate in obedience training. And while Old Sparky won’t be competing in the next doggie Olympics, it shouldn’t stop you from consider further […]