Entries by Hot Dog on a Leash

Dogs & Laser Pointers: A Dangerous Mix

Pet owners love to engage their pets in laser pointers.  While the activity can be a fun source of entertainment and exercise, it is surprisingly dangerous.  In fact, playing with a laser pointer can do more harm than good when it comes to dogs with obsessive tendencies, herding or hunting instincts.  We have compiled a […]

Tuesday’s Treat: 3-Ingredient Chicken Dog Biscuits

Welcome to Tuesday’s Treat where we feature an easy to make treat for your pup!  Our treat of the week is 3-Ingredient Chicken Dog Biscuits.  This is such an easy recipe which will have your dog begging for more!  Be sure to share this recipe with your friends and family and let us know what […]

Welcome to the Show! Popcorn & Dogs

Popcorn is a great snack that we can all enjoy from time to time.  We all know that any time you are eating a snack, you can almost guarantee that your dog will be there, wondering if they can have some too!  A lot of pet owners are unsure if popcorn is suitable for dogs, […]

10 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Halloween can be a festive and fun time for children and families. But for pets? Let’s face it, it can be a nightmare. Skip the stress and keep your pets safe this year by following these 10 easy tips. Trick-or-treat candies are not for pets. All forms of chocolate—especially baking or dark chocolate—can be dangerous, […]

Tuesday’s Treat: Puppy Spice Latte

Welcome to Tuesday Treat day.  We are excited to introduce one of our favorite fall drinks, in dog form!  Today we feature the Puppy Spice Latte.  This is an easy and healthy homemade recipe which is perfect for fall!  Be sure to share it with your friends and family and let us know what you […]

Rain, Rain Go Away! How Rain Affects Your Dog

A lot of people don’t realize that a rainy day can affect your dog in many different ways, causing them to have rainy day blues just as humans do.  Everything from the sound of the rain (and possible thunder – yikes!) to the moisture in the environment, it can affect your dogs.  We have compiled […]

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

The Covid-19 pandemic has allowed our dogs to become accustomed to their favorite humans being around 24/7.  Although this has been wonderful for both the owner and the dog, it also creates some new concerns.  Separation anxiety in pets is increasing as people are returning to work or leaving their house more often.  With this […]

The Eyes Are a Window to the Dog’s Soul

Does your dog ever use their eyes to tell you something?  Well, don’t be surprised.  A recent study has discovered that our most clever pups use their eyes to communicate with their owners, particularly when it’s regarding food or attention.  They also use their eyes to show their affections, and fears.  It is truly a […]

Spotlight Breed: Poodle

Our Spotlight Breed of the week is the Poodle!  Elegant, proud and clever….these words describe this breed to a T.  Behind the blue ribbons, impressive hairstyles and regal attitudes, poodles are a very affectionate family dog with an ancient history and many talents. Poodles are known as one of the most intelligent breeds in the […]

Tuesday’s Treat: Chicken & Biscuit Treats

We are super excited to introduce our Tuesday Treat of the week….Chicken & Biscuit Treats!  This recipe is a doggy version of the comfort food in which many humans love, chicken and biscuits!  With just 4 ingredients, they are very easy to make and you can store them in the freezer for weeks.  Please let […]