10 Tips on How To Puppy Proof Your House (That Actually Work)

Congratulations on your new puppy! We are so excited for your growing family! And since you’re going to be a great pet parent, you’re looking into puppy proofing your home. You’re probably already aware that your hands are going to be ful with a rambunctious puppy who will get in everything imaginable. That’s why a…

Interview with Ryan Boyko, CEO & Co-Founder of Embark DNA

Ryan and his brother Adam Boyko have spent more than a decade learning everything they can about dogs. As a result of that passion for animals, they co-founded Embark to help pet owners everywhere make their own discoveries and better understand the genetic data behind each individual dog. Based in Austin, TX, Embark DNA kits…

How to Teach Your Dog to “Leave It”

I hate it when I have dog treats on me and a dog keeps nudging me physically for the treat.  Wouldn’t it be swell if there was a command for the dog to “leave it?”  Well, there is and as you probably guessed, it’s called the “Leave It” command. “Leave it” is a very useful…

5 Ways You Can Help Dogs Left Outside In The Cold

There seems to be a misconception that because our dogs’ ancestors were built to withstand freezing temperatures, domesticated dogs can also handle extreme cold. This is sadly not the truth for most breeds, as evidenced by the recent rash of dogs discovered frozen to death in the northern part of the country – some in…