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Why we should stop with the "sniff test" as introducing ourselves to dogs

Why we should stop with the "sniff test" as introducing ourselves to dogs

Many people believe that the best way to introduce oneself to a pup is by extending one’s hand towards the dog’s face to allow sniffing. Naturally,...

5 tips for giving medicine to your pet

5 tips for giving medicine to your pet

One of the toughest struggles any pet owner will experience is having to give them medication. Unlike children, pets don't listen to rational expla...

Do dogs experience the emotion of jealousy?

Do dogs experience the emotion of jealousy?

We all experience the feeling of jealousy at some point in life. In fact, it is considered a normal human emotion. But many pet owners often ask, “...

Taking care of a new pet while launching a business

Taking care of a new pet while launching a business

Opening your home up to a new dog or cat is rewarding for all parties. If the adoption coincides with the launch of your new company, however, the ...

Dog food ingredients you should avoid

Dog food ingredients you should avoid

Your pup’s health is largely dependent on the kind of food you give them. If you want your furry friend to live a happy and healthy life, you need ...

Simple ways of reducing separation anxiety and stress in dogs

Simple ways of reducing separation anxiety and stress in dogs

Separation anxiety and stress are common among dogs and it is one of the main reasons why they destroy your furniture or chew on your shoes while y...

Reasons why shaving your dog is not always the best solution

Reasons why shaving your dog is not always the best solution

A lot of dog owners believe shaving their dog helps them cool off well in summer, but the truth is that this action could lead to irreplaceable dam...

12 things that really annoy your dog

12 things that really annoy your dog

Your dog might be your best friend that you love to spend time with, but there is still a chance that you’re doing some things that annoy the heck ...

Essential apps for first-time dog owners

Essential apps for first-time dog owners

At Pettsie, we know that bringing home a new pet can be exhilarating and challenging at the same time. Dogs are cute -- until they get into your fo...

Simple ways to teach your dog not to bark at strangers

Simple ways to teach your dog not to bark at strangers

Some dogs get so furious and bark whenever they hear the sound of the doorbell. Sometimes, they even bark when a stranger walks by the house, or wh...

Helpful house hunting and moving resources for pet owners

Helpful house hunting and moving resources for pet owners

When you’re a pet owner on the hunt for a new home, you’re not just considering your own needs - you also have your furry friend to worry about! Fr...

Budget-friendly ways to prepare your dog for cold weather

Budget-friendly ways to prepare your dog for cold weather

As summer draws to a close and you switch out your flip flops and shorts for boots and scarves, remember to make some adjustments to your dog care ...