Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month

You may know October as the month of Halloween, pumpkins, and apple cider. But it gets even better than that– what you may not know is that October is Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month. Shelter dogs can be loving, wonderful pets; no matter what they’ve been through, they have a chance at a new beginning by way of … Continue reading Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month

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Hug Your Hound Day

Hug Your Hound Day, celebrated on the second Sunday of September, is not just a day to give your dog a big ol’ hug (although that is encouraged as well). Created by renowned dog trainer Ami Moore, Hug Your Hound Day was originally intended to bring attention to your pup’s health and happiness, as well … Continue reading Hug Your Hound Day

Beat the Heat with These Tips

Summer can be a lot of fun for your furry friend– more walks, more time spent outdoors, and a lot more to explore! But, with August being the hottest month of the year, summer can also be a dangerous time for your dog. Dogs that are overheated can quickly become sick, resulting in heat stroke … Continue reading Beat the Heat with These Tips

National Pet Fire Safety Day – July 15

While you may have practiced fire safety drills or planned escape routes with household members, many forget to make a safety plan for their pets! While it may seem easy to write off pet fire safety as “if there’s an emergency, we’ll grab the pets and get out”, when the time comes you may find … Continue reading National Pet Fire Safety Day – July 15

Using Bark at the Moon Treats for Positive Reinforcement Training

Positive reinforcement has been praised in the dog training world for its harmlessness and progressive results. In a nutshell, positive reinforcement training requires owners to reward their pups for good behavior, as opposed to punishing them for bad behavior. Dogs are animals, and adjusting to the world of humans is not so easy. Positive reinforcement … Continue reading Using Bark at the Moon Treats for Positive Reinforcement Training

Celebrate – Be Kind To Animals Week – May 2017!

It’s the first week of May, otherwise known as Be Kind to Animals Week! The emphasis on treating animals with care and affection began after World War I, when the public became aware that 10 million horses had died fighting alongside their men across Europe. That year, the American Humane held a meeting to discuss … Continue reading Celebrate – Be Kind To Animals Week – May 2017!

Celebrate National Pet Day – April 11

April 11th is National Pet Day! Time to celebrate and cherish your pets for their constant love and affection. As you may have noticed, it doesn’t take much to make your pet happy. Toss your dog or cat their favorite Bark at the Moon treat and they’re ecstatic! But say you’re looking to take National … Continue reading Celebrate National Pet Day – April 11

K9 Veterans Day – March 13

On March 13th, 1942, the United States K9 Corps was established, and dogs began to serve and protect beside their humans. Today, March 13 is K9 Veterans Day– a day to thank and honor our furry veterans that sacrificed their lives for our country and soldiers. Dogs have been man’s best friends for years, but … Continue reading K9 Veterans Day – March 13

5 Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day With Your Dog

Whether or not you have a special someone this Valentine’s Day, it’s a day of celebrating love- so don’t forget the undying love between you and your furry friend!  We don’t have to tell you that your dog loves you unconditionally, because you witness it every time you come home and he dances around in … Continue reading 5 Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day With Your Dog

National Train Your Dog Month 2017

January is National Train Your Dog Month!  For the New Year, think about making some resolutions for not only you, but your dog as well! This may require some work on your part; however, you’ll end up with a better-behaved pup.  January was given this title after it was noted that many dogs were being … Continue reading National Train Your Dog Month 2017