Mixed opinions swarm the dog world whether or not to sleep with your dog at night. So here is our take on the topic...
We think it's perfectly fine to sleep with your dog. In fact it's a nightly ritual in our house. Our dog makes us laugh when she crawls into bed with us and burrows in the covers. Having a warm dog at our feet reduces stress and makes us happy to drift off to sleep.
Granted our dog is always clean, thanks to "Dogtails-Dog Shampoo".
Playing games with your dog is an essential component to your dogs happiness, vitality & wellbeing.
All good things attribute to exercising your dog from weight control to blissful sleep at night.
Some of our favorite games are hide & go seek and scavenger hunts with bones.
How to Play:
In a confined and safe area hide your dogs favorite bones and let them run around and find them when you say "GO".
Dogs sniffers are pretty spot on - it's very fascinating to watch.
Another fun game is teaching your dog to stay while you go find a spot to hide. Let them run around and find you.
We've experienced lots of kisses when they finally discover your hiding spot.
Bonding with your dog brings an abundance of happiness to your life & theirs.
When the weather starts to warm up, creepy crawlers (fleas/ticks) come out to play. Their first stop? Our warm blooded dogs. Use a flea and tick preventative to protect your dog from an itchy nightmare. Wait 48 hours to bathe your dog after applying any topical medicine.
Check your dogs fur regularly. See your veterinarian for help.
Dogtails Essential Tips for Brushing your Dog
★ Brush your dog before a bath. Fur tangles more when it is wet.
★Always brush down in the direction of your dogs fur growth with deep gentle strokes.
★ Never brush skin which can cause irritation and pain.
★ Keep your dog comfortable through the grooming process. They will be much more accepting and know what to expect.
★ Reward your dog with a treat!
1. Prep the bathroom with Dogtails Microfiber Towels & Dog Shampoo. Gently brush out any visible dirt and debris in fur.
2. Use lukewarm water and a plastic cup or shower nozzle (Make sure the tub isn't slippery). Massage a small amount of shampoo into your dog's fur staying away from the eyes and nose.
3. Starting from the head to the tail carefully rinse shampoo completely out of fur. Towel dry by patting, avoid rubbing which tangles the fur. Give your dog a treat and relax together.
After a long day give your dog a relaxing massage.
Start at the head and gently make your way down to the tail. Massage in the direction of your dogs fur. Ahhhhhh.....
(Animal massage can improve your pet's circulation, nerve function, and brain function. Studies have also show that it lowers blood pressure and reduces the discomfort of joint arthritis, check with your vet for more information).