Do you have dog poop piling up in your yard? No one wants to get stuck with that “doody” of picking up the mess. You don’t have to worry and bend over backward (literally) to scoop the poop. There are other tools like a dog pooper scooper you can use besides your hands to clean up this mess. Keep reading our review of the best pooper scooper to get the scoop.
There are so many ways to have fun in the sun with your pet. Ways to explore the great outdoors while keeping your pet protected.
If you think mosquitos are only a slight bother for your dog when you’re outside, think again. Mosquito bites can present a serious, life-threatening health problem for your pup inside as well as outdoors. That’s why it’s so important to protect your furry friend with mosquito repellent. See which pet-safe products we recommend, DIY repellents, and what’s not safe for pups.
It’s challenging for sure to keep bugs, rodents, and other pests away from your home environment while making sure your pets stay safe. Traditional insecticides and pesticides usually contain chemicals that can be harmful or even deadly to our furry family members. Fortunately, you have several pet-friendly pest control options that can repel everything from ants to vermin. We’ve chosen the top three brands that carry a wide assortment of non-toxic pesticide products that are safe to use indoors and outside. We also have reviews of several individual products that are excellent options to rid your home and yard of pesky insects and other unwelcome intruders.
When we adopted our dog, Sally, we knew she’d be the perfect hiking companion. As we prepared for some outdoor trips with her, we researched all the latest dog backpacking gear to have with us, and here are the top picks for each category. Being prepared with the best dog camping gear makes backpacking with dogs an enjoyable experience for everyone.
Don’t find yourself in the dog house because you’re not giving your dog adequate shelter. If your pup spends a lot of time outside, he needs protection from rain, wind, snow, and sun. A sturdy, high-quality dog house can offer a place to stay safe from all the elements. See which ones we recommend for all kinds of situations.
Many people think that dogs and cats are better protected from the cold because of their fur, but that’s not the case. Our furry companions are just as susceptible to hypothermia and frostbite as we are, so you need to keep them safe inside once temperatures drop. But what temperature is too cold for dogs? Can dogs tolerate cold weather? And when you inevitably have to take them out to potty (and for exercise), what’s the best way to protect them?
The number one priority for pet owners should always be ensuring the safety of their animals. However, as we move into warmer months, the rise in temperatures and increased likelihood of outdoor activities means there may be a heightened risk of specific injuries and illnesses to our beloved pets. We analyzed Google Trends and Google Search data to highlight the most searched-about canine injuries and provide expert tips on how to manage these accidents. We also explored common summer illnesses among dogs and review how owners can spot these conditions quickly.
With a little bit of planning, you can create a backyard habitat that’s perfect for both your pets and local wildlife. Though deer, rabbits, and other larger wildlife may be less likely to mix with your pet, there are plenty of other animals that will gladly take advantage of the backyard amenities you create for …
Your family’s warm-weather fun isn’t complete until your canine buddy joins in. Dogs enjoy nothing more than being part of all of your activities. And that includes cooling off on a relaxing raft in the pool, floating or boating around a lake, or riding ocean waves on a floaty. But canine claws can clash with rafts designed for humans. Fortunately, you have some super durable options made with materials that can withstand your pup’s nails and bouncy personality. We give you our recommendations for the best dog floaties, water safety tips, and more.
It’s so challenging as a pet parent to know which household cleaning and lawn-care products are safe to use around our pups. When it comes to lawn and garden care, the health risks for your pets can be quite high and even lethal depending on the products you use. Millions of homeowners and commercial farms use Roundup and other products containing glyphosate. But is Roundup safe for pets? We’ll share the suspected and known health risks, what experts have to say, and much more.
Weeds are quite possibly the most annoying thing in your yard, especially in the warmer months. They make their way through cracks in the driveway, find their way into flower beds, grow proudly in the garden, and sprout just about everywhere imaginable. But if you’re like us and have kids or pets around, you probably don’t want to spray your yard with harmful chemicals like the ingredients in Roundup. For those hard-to-reach spots or persistent weeds, we bring you the best natural weed killers, including pre-made products and organic weed control recipes.