The Dog Blog — Travel

How to Wash Your DogSheetz Dog Bed Cover and DogSheetz Blanket.

Posted by David Hallum on

Follow these simple instructions for taking care of your DogSheetz and enjoy the benefits for a long time!  If you do not follow these rules, you run the risk of the waterproof barrier cracking in the DogSheetz and allowing liquid to seep through. Wash your DogSheetz Dog Bed Cover or Blanket in cold water using regular detergent (no bleach).  You may use scent beads or a dash of fabric softener. Dry your DogSheetz in air (no heat) or very low heat tumble dry.  If you prefer, you can lay/hang.  You may also use a dryer sheet. You're done! Best way to remember...

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Tips to Stay Safe While Walking Your Dog in the Dark

Posted by Amy Hempe on

            Safety always needs to be a priority when you are walking your dog, and never more so than when it is dark out. With daylight savings ending in late autumn,  our evenings will be dark as early as four p.m. in some places. Dogs won’t care about visibility so much when nature calls, so if you have to take them out on leash, their and your security will be up to you. Here are some ideas to keep in mind to get you through the time of the early sunsets. Wear something reflective. This goes for both you and...

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Cooling Off At The Beach With Your Dog

Posted by Amy Hempe on

            Summer temps have been insanely hot this year.  Finding a spot where you can cool down with your best friend might be one of the best uses of your time.             If you are lucky enough to live near a beach that allows dogs, then please try not to gloat. Whether it’s the ocean or a large lake (and yes, that counts too, dear coastal readers) there are some things you will want to make sure you have with you on your visit: Towels, plural. You need one for yourself to lie on the sand. Then one for the...

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Summer Fun With Your Dog

Posted by Amy Hempe on

            Summer is in full swing.  Warmer temps and extra daylight hours can only mean one thing: more activity time for you and your pup! Whether you live on the coast, in the mountains, or somewhere in the Midwest, there are loads of things to do with your dog during these months of the Scorpion skies. But there are also some precautions to take as well – summer can bring a few dangers. That’s no reason to lock yourself and your pooch indoors, though!  As long as you are armed with enough knowledge to be prepared, there is no reason...

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Helping Dogs During Natural Disasters

Posted by David Hallum on

In light of recent hurricanes, people want to know how they can best help the literally thousands of pets who have been made homeless or who may have experienced some type of hardship resulting from a natural disaster. Communities can be devastated by hurricanes, fires, tornados, or other natural disasters deemed to be "acts of God." Regardless of whether any deities were involved, people and animals will need help. Organizations that may need help include: Local shelters: big or small, if they are in a twenty-mile radius of the disaster, they are going to need some help Rescue organizations: these will often be...

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