Checking the safety of dog food has become a widening concern over the past decade, especially after the 2007 news regarding numerous recalls on China-sourced dog food. Dog owners have become more savvy consumers who carefully read labels and want to know where their dog food comes from (even when it’s made in America) and its contents.
Unless you own a hairless breed, your dog sheds. Some breeds, like Poodles, shed very little, while others, like Alaskan Malamutes, shed a lot. Shedding is a normal function that helps dogs get rid of their old winter or summer coat and grow in a new, seasonally appropriate one. Here’s what you need to know about dog shedding.
Nothing can compare with the feeling of being reunited with your parents after being lost. And believe me, the feeling is even more intense if the reunion happens after a long time of separation. I was lost for several hours before my parents found me.
The wedding. This unique day counts for many of us to one of the most beautiful days in our life and we want to celebrate this special day with our dearest ones. Stop! Have you forgotten someone? Yes, your beloved dog! Don’t leave your four-legged sweetheart alone at home on this special day. Include your dog on your wedding day. Not just as a simple wedding accessory, but their presence should symbolize their status as ‘a member of the family’. One of the best ways to include your pet is during the ceremony. Not sure what I mean?
Skip the store-bought Valentine’s cookies and go homemade with these delicious heart shaped dog treats. With just a few key ingredients, you can make the best Valentine’s treats for your four-legged sweetheart. Your dog will love you even more!
A lot of dog owners allow their dogs to roam free in the yard during the day and even overnight. Dogs enjoy that large space and let’s face it, outdoor life is much more exciting than indoors: scents, noises, animals, insects, or even just the wind. However, time spent outdoors is usually time spent unsupervised and your dog is at the mercy of some serious threats; some more dangerous than others.
Losing a pet is a very stressful and scary situation and probably every pet owner’s worst nightmare. But, there is no need to worry anymore. Here are the 3 most effective steps to reunite with your best friend as soon as possible.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and many of us are already thinking about what to give our loved ones. But what about our four-legged sweethearts? They also deserve a special Valentine’s treat, don’t they? Thank your favorite fur-ball for being such a cuddly companion with these awesome Valentine’s gifts for dogs:
Our Tractive support team is facing lots of questions and request every single day. Unfortunately, we cannot fulfill all request. Many of you have asked us to improve the Tractive Safe Zone feature. And, we are happy to tell you that we recently launched the new Safe Zone.
When temperatures drop and winter weather moves in, it’s easy to turn into a couch potato. Lying down in front of the fireplace seems much more tempting than going outside when the temperatures start falling below zero – and your dog’s favorite chew toy is buried under ten inches of snow anyway. But for many dogs, there is nothing better than waking up to a fresh coating of new snow, waiting to be explored. And there are lots of great things to do in the snow. (more…)