9 Pet Product Essentials to Care for Small Dog Breeds

9 Pet Product Essentials to Care for Small Dog Breeds

“Sometimes they have even more stamina than larger dogs.” A collar appropriately sized for small dogs will help keep your petite pet from accidentally getting loose and possibly prevent a lost pup.

How to Throw the Ultimate Puppy Bowl Party

How to Throw the Ultimate Puppy Bowl Party

By Chewy Studios On the invitation, include all pertinent party information: day, time (it’s best to start the party a little before the game begins), place and how and when to RSVP.

How to Teach Your Dog to Perform a Fixed Behavior Chain

How to Teach Your Dog to Perform a Fixed Behavior Chain

Once your dog picks up the toy, start backchaining by cueing “drop it.” Once your dog drops the toy into the box, click and treat. Repeat steps five and six many times, so the dog is really jazzed about dropping the toy into the box to earn the click and treat.

8 Plush Dog Toys for Your Pampered Pup

8 Plush Dog Toys for Your Pampered Pup

You’ll also find some with special features that help earn them the title of best plush dog toys. Despite their soft feel, these dog plush toys are designed to be as tough as they come thanks to their proprietary Chew Guard Technology.

Teach Your Anxious Dog to Be Calm in a Dog Crate

Teach Your Anxious Dog to Be Calm in a Dog Crate

Start by feeding your dog his meals inside the crate, leaving the door open the entire time. Once your dog is eating comfortably inside the dog crate, briefly shut the door partway in the middle of his meal.

Fun Backyard Ideas for a Pup Paradise

Fun Backyard Ideas for a Pup Paradise

“Make sure the dog pool is made of durable material that can handle the heat and does not become brittle and break into sharp edges that can cut a dog’s mouth or cause other injuries.”

Quadruple Amputee Chi Chi Named American Hero Dog 2018

Quadruple Amputee Chi Chi Named American Hero Dog 2018

“We are honored that Chi Chi is the 2018 American Hero Dog,” Howell says. “When she retired, she needed a home and she was able to help me start the Project K9 9 Hero Foundation,” says Jason Johnson, Flash’s owner.

22 best gifts for cat lovers and cats: Beds, scratching posts, toys

22 best gifts for cat lovers and cats: Beds, scratching posts, toys

4. Kitty Cot Original Cat Perch, $45, Amazon PetSafe Zoom Rotating Laser Cat Toy, $30, Amazon Pet Zone Play-N-Squeak Twinkle Mouse Wand Cat Toy, $7, Walmart PetSafe Cheese Pet Toy, $24, Amazon This toy keeps my two cats engaged for an hour or more.

Reptile on the loose alert turns out to be dog’s TOY: 'It was quite entertaining!'

Reptile on the loose alert turns out to be dog’s TOY: 'It was quite entertaining!'

Reptile on the loose alert turns out to be dog’s TOY: 'It was quite entertaining!' SHOCKED animal rescuers mounted a tricky operation to save a sick exotic reptile only to discover it was a chewed dog’s toy.

How to Train Your Dog to Drop It

How to Train Your Dog to Drop It

It can be useful in dog obedience training and other skills, such as “fetch.” You can ask a dog who knows “drop it” to drop the ball at your feet after she fetches it and avoid having to chase her down or wrench the ball out of her mouth.

Keep boredom at bay

You can add variety to this game by hiding treat under cups or objects and ask your dog to choose the right cup by pawing or nudging. Once your dog knows how to retrieve a toy, you can add variants to the game by adding more commands or tricks to it.