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Is a Split-Rail Fence Secure and Safe Enough for My Large Dog?

A split rail fence made of natural wood can add rustic or homely charm to your property. It can also contain large animals such as goats and horses, preventing them from wandering off or becoming …

Ticks, Fleas, and Other Pests that Bug Your Dog!

Warmer weather means more time to frolic outdoors with your pet. Unfortunately, along with nicer weather and longer days, summer often brings fleas, ticks, and other pests that put your pets at ri…

Outdoor Entertaining and Pet Safety

Warmer weather inspires pet owners to host outdoor events such as barbecues and pool parties. You can save yourself and your pet anxiety if you let guests know in advance any concerns that you may…

Common Backyard Risks for Your Puppy

If you have recently brought a new puppy home, you may wonder when it’s safe to take them outside. You can arrange play dates with your puppy at any time as long as you keep them away from unvacci…

Handy Checklist: Keeping Your Yard Safe for Your Dog

Many dog owners give their pet access to a fenced backyard where they can play, sniff to their hearts content, and rest in the shade. This plan works out well until your dog decides she would like…

Training Your Puppy in the Backyard

By training your puppy in the backyard, you can introduce them to sights, sounds, and smells that don’t exist indoors. This helps them learn how to obey commands even in distracting environments. …

Six Safe, Fun Ways to Engage Your Dog Outdoors

Exercise requirements for dogs vary by breed and age. However, the average dog needs between 30 minutes and two hours of exercise every day. If you work and have a family, finding the time to enga…

Your Pet Fencing System Planning Guide

Are you considering building a pet fence around your yard? Before you go out to buy materials or begin the installation process, there are a few important things you need to keep in mind to ensure…

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