CBD oil is a popular natural remedy used to treat common canine health issues, including diabetes, heart disease, and multiple sclerosis, in humans. Because your dog has an endocannabinoid system, CBD dog treats can help him with health issues like anxiety, inflammation, nausea, and joint pain.
CBD dog treats, also called hemp dog treats and dog relaxants, are specially designed with your pup’s size and weight in mind. Smaller dog breeds like French bulldogs or Welsh Pembroke corgis will need a lower dose of CBD than larger dog breeds like collies and Labrador retrievers.
In this DJANGO Dog Blog article, we list 15 of our favorite CBD dog treats and chews on Amazon. They not only come in dog-approved flavors but are also packed with powerhouse ingredients that are scientifically proven to reduce pain and anxiety.
There are a lot of reasons you might want to put your dog in daycare. If you have an unpredictable schedule or work long hours, you may have to leave your dog at home for large chunks of time. Maybe your puppy is hyperactive and needs more hands-on attention and stimulation throughout the day. Perhaps you have a dog that has separation anxiety, and he needs more opportunities to socialize with other pups and learn to play without you around. Doggy daycare can provide dogs with exercise, playtime, mental stimulation, and, if applicable, special care.
But what exactly is doggy daycare, and what type of doggy daycare is best? Do doggy daycare centers have health and vaccination requirements? How do you find a reputable doggy daycare in your area, and how much does it cost? Will your dog thrive in daycare?
Here is what you need to know before you enroll your dog in daycare.
Have you considered hiring a dog walker but don't know where to start? Hiring a dog walker for the first time can be a daunting process, and it is completely understandable if you have many unanswered questions! How can you find a reputable dog walker in your city or town? What is a reasonable amount to pay them? Do you have to provide the dog walker with a key to your home?
We partnered with Spot Dog Walkers to walk us through how to successfully hire dog walkers near you. In this DJANGO Dog Blog article, we answer every question you might have about hiring a dog walker for the first time. We also provide a 7-step checklist to safely hire your first dog walker.
Dog collars and harnesses are an incredibly important part of dog ownership and dog care. They let you walk your dog on a leash with security and give you a place to hang your dog's vaccination and ID tags.
Are you bringing home your first puppy and unsure whether to purchase a dog collar or dog harness? Or are you an experienced dog owner who simply wants to better understand the rationale between choosing a collar vs. harness? It is vital to know the pros and cons of both before selecting one or the other for your dog.
In this DJANGO Dog Blog article, Mike and I (Steph) will help you figure out which gear you should use based on your dog’s breed, activity level, and lifestyle.
Poodles are faithful companions, fast learners, and affectionate family pets. These all-around athletes are also considered one of the most intelligent and capable dog breeds.
Looking for the perfect present for yourself or a poodle lover in your life? We have rounded up 25 poodle gift suggestions for the whole family. We included Poodle Gifts for Her, Poodle Gifts for Him, Poodle Gifts for Children, and Poodle Gifts for the Home.
When Mike and I (Steph) brought our adorable 4.5 lb dachshund puppy home in late 2015, we knew he would depend on us for everything. We gave him the best fresh dog food, puppy obedience training, high-quality toys, early socialization, and essential puppy shots.
Because there are so many different dog diseases, it is hard to know which vaccinations our puppies need and which ones are optional. In this DJANGO Dog Blog article, we give an overview of common canine diseases. We also provide a first-year puppy shot schedule and discuss the prices of core and non-core vaccinations.
One of the greatest things about being an e-commerce owner and blogger in the pet space is the amazing people I get to connect with! This month, I (Steph) caught up Heather Hunt, an incredibly talented and kind woman in the pet industry. Heather is the founder of The Dapple blog and author of a joyful recipe, DIY, and activity book for dog lovers.
I sat down with Heather to discuss the story behind The Dapple, tips on how to successfully grow a niche blog in today's online community, and learn more about her adorable pups, Dave and Elizabeth. We also chat about her new book that just dropped on Amazon and discuss the process of getting a book deal.
Choosing the right type of dog harness is crucial. A high quality and proper fitting dog harness will improve your pup's comfort, prevent the risk of chafing and injury, and make walks and outings more enjoyable for everyone. With an endless number of dog harness styles on the market today, selecting the best one for your pup can be a trying task.
In this DJANGO Dog Blog post, we review the 3 types of dog harnesses: back-clip, front-clip, and dual-clip. We'll also tell you how to measure your dog for a harness and how to make sure that it fits safely and correctly.
In our ongoing quest to find the healthiest, most nutritious, and highest-quality food for our 14 lb dog Django, we (Mike and Steph) have tested almost every fresh dog food subscription service on the market. We are selective with what we feed Django and look for dog food brands that use high quality animal proteins, nutrient-packed and wholesome ingredients, and avoid fillers, preservatives, and artificial ingredients.
We discovered A Pup Above earlier this year and have been very happy with our experience. We feel good about giving Django A Pup Above because it is made with free-range animal protein, non-GMO veggies, rich and natural gravy, and super spices. The company is also environmentally conscious and strives to keep its carbon footprint small. It uses ugly produce that would be chucked into landfills, and it stores its recipes without using fossil fuels. This is a mission we can get behind because we built our family-owned small business to be environmentally philanthropic.
In this DJANGO Dog Blog post, we provide an in-depth and unbiased review of A Pup Above sous-vide fresh dog food. All opinions are our own and based on our own personal experience feeding A Pup Above to our dachshund Django.
Puddin is a spunky terrier mix and one of Instagram’s most uplifting dogfluencers. After being neglected and abandoned at 6 weeks old, Puddin developed a very severe eye infection. By the time the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Texas stepped in and rescued her, Puddin was completely blind. She needed to have her eyes removed and her eye sockets were sewn together.
Despite being unable to see, Puddin has a spirited and brave personality and is now living a normal and healthy life in Lubbock, Texas. We caught up with her new owner, Cory Gonzales, to discuss Puddin’s rescue and rehabilitation and to debunk some common myths about blind dogs. Gonzales also talked with us about traveling with a special needs dog and how Puddin positively impacts his mental health.