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Minding Your Dog’s Sensitive Nose

Did you know that a dog’s sense of smell is 10,000 to 100,000 times more acute than a human’s? As this article so fascinatingly puts it, for an analogy, that would mean where we could see up to a third of a mile away, a dog could see something 3,000 miles away just as well.…
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5 Quick Tips for Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth

Upon returning home from a recent trip to the (human) dentist—surprise! I should floss more—Joy greeted me with her standard bark, jump, and slobbery kiss. Having my own fresh breath greeted by her less-than-fresh breath made me think back to the last time I brushed her teeth. And, I hate to admit, I had to…
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Celebrating Working Dogs on Labor Day

For many of us, Labor Day is simply viewed as a day off from work, where we can lounge about, enjoy a hot dog, and celebrate the final days of summer. You may recall that Labor Day is, in actuality, a public holiday honoring the hard-earned contributions of working Americans. Started by the rise of…
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Top 10 Dogs of Instagram Accounts

Now that we’ve already made our case for mindfulness and the power of being fully attuned to the world around us, we need to get real with you and recognize that sometimes there’s just as much of a need for mindlessness. We just recommend that it doesn’t impede your bonding time with your dog—or yourself,…
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