Dog ACL Surgery: 6 Important Things to Consider

Dog ACL Surgery: 6 Important Things to Consider

What is Dog ACL Surgery? Dog ACL surgery or otherwise known as canine cruciate surgery is a very stressful and expensive endeavor for dog owners. Veterinarians use ACL surgery to repair a torn cranial cruciate ligament in your dog’s knee. Nobody likes to see a beloved family member in pain! And, of course, you have questions. […]

What You Need to Know After Your Dog has ACL Surgery

Dog after ACL surgery

 Bringing your dog home after ACL surgery can be a daunting experience! ACL surgery is a significant operation.  The incision and stitches appear painful, and your dog may seem sluggish and “out of it.” How do you know what is normal and what is not normal? Is there anything special you can do to make […]

5 Things You Need to Know About Dog ACL Surgery

Dog with injured leg

Having Trouble With A Dog ACL Injury? Caring for a dog with an ACL injury can be a daunting experience! Specialists chant “Surgery! Surgery!” as your dog limps and your wallet screams in pain. Make sure you do your research–you may have more options than you originally considered! #1 Your Dog May Not Need Surgery […]

Dog Kayaking: Tips for A Fun and Safe Paddling Trip with Your Dog

Dog standing on kayak

Yes, You Can Take Your Dog Kayaking, Canoeing, and Stand Up Paddleboarding! Recreational paddling – that is kayaking, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding (aka SUP) – is exploding in population across the country. Of course, pet owners may be wondering, “Can I take my dog paddling?” The answer is a resounding “Yes!”  With these tips, you […]

Preparing for Backpacking and Hiking With Your Dog

Dog on camping trip

What To Know About Taking Your Dog Backpacking  If you already think backpacking is a great way to spend a few days, taking your dog backpacking only adds to the enjoyment. You end up experiencing nature and the wild in a whole different way when you go backpacking with your dog. Here are some things […]

Take Your Dog Camping: The Basics of Camping with Dogs

Lady and dog in tent

Advanced preparation ensures a tail-wagging good time when you take your dog camping. Camping is a fun family activity and can be even more rewarding if you include the family dog. Most dogs love being outside and just like you and me, a nature getaway can be just what they need to stave off boredom […]