Entries by Hot Dog on a Leash

Spotlight Breed: Cane Corso

Welcome to our Spotlight Breed article of the week.  This is where we feature one of the most interesting dog breeds of the world.  Today we are spotlighting the Cane Corso.  This old Italian dog breed was developed to guard property and hunt big game such as wild boar.  This breed always loves to have […]

Tuesday’s Treat: Doggie Breath Mints

Welcome to our Tuesday Treat article of the week.  This is where provide you with a very simple, DIY dog treat recipe.  Today we are featuring Doggie Breath Mints.  Please be sure to share this recipe with your friends and family and be sure to let us know what you think of them! Ingredients 2 […]

Help Your Dog Adjust to Alone Time

As the world starts to return to “normal”, many people are returning to the office and/or doing more socializing outside of the house.  Chances are that your best dog friend got used to you being home all day during the pandemic.  We are certain that your dog(s) enjoyed your presence day in and day out.  […]

What are Dog “Hot Spots”?

Have you ever noticed your dog overly obsessing and licking a spot on their body?  You look at the area and discover that it is wet and sore.  This is known as a “hot spot”.  We are sure that you are wondering what caused it and how you can fix it.  We are here to […]

Help! My Dog Ate Chocolate

Chocolate is truly toxic to dogs.  You will need to watch out for symptoms, especially if they require an immediate trip to the veterinarian.  In this article, we will explain the signs of chocolate toxicity, how to respond to it, and preventative tips. Signs of chocolate toxicity in dogs include the following: High heart rate […]

Tips for Giving Your Dog Their Pills

There are times where you will need to administer pills to your four-legged friend.  Certain dogs may need additional encouragement.  Our tips for giving your dog a pill will make the process more pleasant for all parties involved! Pill Pockets – It may be helpful to “trick” your pup.  You can put the pill in […]

Why is My Dog Eating Grass?

It is a nice, beautiful day and your dog makes it a point to stop to eat some grass.  You are now wondering what this is all about!  This may put you in a worried state of mind or begin to think that they are hungry or even bored.  Foremost, rest assured that you are […]

Dog Sleeping Positions

Have you ever noticed that your dog sleeps in the same position at night?  Oddly enough, sleep positions rely heavily on breed, surroundings, and personality!  We wanted to speak about the most popular sleep positions and what they mean. Superman – This is a position where your dog lays on their stomach with legs stretched […]

Three Leash Training Techniques

Walking your dog is a way for you to bond, relax and even get some exercise along the way!  However, an un-trained dog may have the ability to pull you which will make for a not so enjoyable experience.  Unfortunately, when walks are frustrating, usually the consequence is that we tend to walk our dogs […]

Keeping Carpets Clean with Pets

Pets and carpet – do they go hand in hand?  Is it too much work to maintain a clean carpet while taking the best care of your dogs?  From pet stains (yes, there will be tons of accidents!) to chewing, there are various things that can happen to a carpet in a pet-friendly home.  However, […]