Meat on a barbecue

Dog-Friendly Barbecue Foods

Barbecues are always a great way to spend an afternoon. It can be really relaxing to get outside and grill some food. Food grilled over a flame just tastes better. But if you get that grill ready, your dog might start begging. The good news is that there are several Read More

A dog sticking his head out of a car window

Holiday Car Safety Tips

Hitting the road with your pet for the holidays doesn’t have to be a stressful situation. In fact, with the right preparations, taking your pet along is not only easy, but a also a fun experience! Here are a few tips to get you started for traveling by car with pets.

Dog with prepared food and other emergency items

Pet Emergency Preparedness

We can hardly believe that it has been just over a year since the unfortunate gas explosions and subsequent evacuations in Andover, North Andover and Lawrence. We will hopefully never have to experience something like that again. However, as we approach winter, there is always a threat of a winter Read More

A man walking a dog on a leash through a foggy forest

On Leash Meetings: A Bad Idea?

When our walkers take a client’s dog out for a walk, we advise them never to chance any sort of on leash meeting with another dog or a person. On leash meetings can put a dog in an uncomfortable situation, and may cause a dog to respond poorly or negatively Read More

Coyote standing in the snow

Coyotes and Dogs: What You Should Know

Coyotes are a common predator in New England. You may hear them at night or even spot them during the day. The problem is, there is a lot of misinformation about coyotes, their habits, and what they can or can’t do that may harm your dogs or pets.