Doggie door training

dog going through dog door

My little furry friend just got his own private entrance, a doggie door installed in my bedroom wall. It leads to a ramp I had built for him. This type of doggie door has two magnetized flaps which I think makes it a little more challenging for a dog to learn to use. I was able to train him in … Continue reading

Dog stairs for small dogs

dog sitting on dog stairs

My little pomeranian loves to cuddle up next to me at night, but at seven pounds he’s just too small to get on and off the bed by himself. So I decided to get him some dog stairs for small dogs. After doing a bit of research, I found these Solvit PupSteps Plus Pet Stairs. I really like that they don’t … Continue reading

Dogs losing fur

Photo credit: Lilly Full Haircut by BrownPolyester, on Flickr

Why is my dog losing fur? There are many reasons why a dog might be losing its fur. In general, a healthy dog is a hairy dog. So if your dog’s hair starts looking thinner, that’s a sign something’s wrong. Learn six common reasons for dogs losing their fur, the symptoms for each and what you can do about them. … Continue reading