Fitness & Activity

Tips for Handling Dog Events on a Rainy Day

by Jessie Isbell • February 15, 2016

Published May 15th, 2015 by Dallas Dog Life If you’ve had a tough week, never fear! There are so many fun events going on this weekend where you can have an adult beverage, hang out with your dog (or not), and just relax and enjoy yourself. But what about all this rain, you may ask? Yes, […]

3 Incredible Benefits of Pet Ownership

by Jessie Isbell • February 15, 2016

You know how on those really bad days, you can come home at the end of them to your dog’s wiggling bottom, and you just can’t help but smile? Well, it’s not just in our heads. Our pets really can make us feel better when we’re down. Besides that, being a pet owner has so […]

4 Questions to Ask Yourself before Bringing Your Dog to Work

by Jessie Isbell • February 15, 2016

Our dogs are going to work with us every morning here in America. Employees at thousands of companies have found relaxation and creativity in their offices flourish with the arrival of our furry friends next to us at our desks. There are scientifically proven health benefits to spending time with our pets, and they are definitely […]

Dog Days of Summer Safety

by Jessie Isbell • February 15, 2016

Naptimes at my house are some of the best parts of my day. I get to sit back and work on whatever I want-like writing a blog, and all of my doggies and my guest doggies get to relax and sleep. There are currently dogs on the sofa next to me, on the floor by […]

Let’s Show Our Pets We Love Them this Valentine’s Day by Being a Responsible Pet Owner

by Jessie Isbell • February 13, 2016

  Our dogs and cats are very special to us and we love to give them treats and cuddles to show them how much we love them! Treats and cuddles are great and very satisfying, but the best things we can do for our pets is to make sure they are healthy and happy throughout […]

Home Healthcare for Your Working Dog

by Billie Claire Campbell • February 12, 2016

Working dogs in the United States perform a vast array of duties including military and police work, service dog work, therapy work, hunting, herding, sled work, and search and rescue work. These dogs dedicate their lives to providing assistance – from helping individuals mitigate their disability-related limitations to helping protect the lives of our troops […]

Have a Red, White and Barking Blue Fourth of July!

by Jessie Isbell • February 12, 2016

I don’t know about everybody else, but I think my dogs get tired of seeing the world from behind the backyard fence or from the end of a leash. I KNOW they like to run full speed and sniff every spot any other animal has ever walked near. I also know my cats are tired […]

Tips for a Fun-Filled Trip to the Dog Park

by Jessie Isbell • February 12, 2016

The dog park really is a magical place for dogs of all ages. I know I write about it a lot, but that’s because it’s a great bonding experience for my dogs and I as well as a great way to get outside, and get some sun and exercise together. It’s also the best way […]

4 Benefits of Having an Active and Athletic Dog

by Jessie Isbell • February 12, 2016

I didn’t know what I was getting myself into, or how my life would change when I adopted Annie nine years ago. She has been full of energy from the very first day she came home, and she has impressed me with her athleticism throughout the years. I have had to completely change my lifestyle […]

6 Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool in the Summer Heat

by Jessie Isbell • February 12, 2016

Summer just started, and it has been hot outside! There are heat advisories, heat indexes, and warnings about heat stroke! With all of the heat surrounding us, I thought it would be a good time to remember some fun and practical ways our pets can keep COOL this summer. **Please don’t forget that your pet should […]