Like many of us, dogs often live a more sedentary lifestyle than their bodies are designed to. And, just like us, canines need to stay active and exercise to not only stay at a healthy weight but to improve their overall health and well-being. Being overweight or obese has been found to cause sore joints, […]

Here at Happy Hound, we think every day is Puppy Day, but there is an official “National Puppy Day” on March 23rd! Did you adopt a “Quarantine Dog,” or are you thinking about adopting a puppy? You don’t need to wait until National Puppy Day to learn more about the joys – and responsibilities – […]

When was the last time you brushed your dog’s teeth? While it may seem silly to brush an animal’s teeth, it is actually very important to their overall health. Not only can bad teeth and gums cause bad breath, but they can also cause other health issues. From infections to painful abscesses, poor oral hygiene […]

Ringing in the New Year usually comes with plenty of promises to alter our behavior. While most of our resolutions fall by the wayside by February, here’s an easy – and fun! – commitment you can make this year: train your dog. January is National Train Your Dog month! This quiet(er) period after the hubbub […]

The holidays are here! No matter what your celebrations look like this year, it is still a time to go all out, indulge and have some fun. Sticking close to home also means more time with your fur babies! We bet your pup will be a Happy Hound to have you around and love all […]

It is hard to believe the Holiday Season is right around the corner! While many of us are sidelining travel plans this year, some of you may be traveling or perhaps having people over (outside!), and your pup, as usual, does not know what day it is. Whether you are traveling or staying home, follow […]

Whether you adopted your first ‘quarantine pup’ or added another fur baby to your family, puppy training is imperative to ensure your dog can live its happiest, most stress-free life. Many of us are staying home a lot more, so now is the perfect chance to dedicate some quality time to training your pooch. Whether […]

In the age of social distancing, it’s important to find ways to keep your dog active, socialized and healthy. Luckily, outdoor walks are encouraged, provided you can maintain six feet of distance from others. But there will be hot days when you, and your pup, would rather stay in the air conditioning. So, how do […]

It’s always a good idea to keep your pet active and stimulated. During the summer, it’s smart to make a few adjustments. Accommodating for the breed and health of your dog, exercising outdoors in summer is healthy, safe and fun! Those with longer snouts – hounds, Dalmatians – and shorter coats – beagles, chihuahuas – […]

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4th of July means fireworks! The loud booms and bangs are synonymous with America’s celebration of freedom. While we love the colors of professional fireworks and might set some off (safely) at home, your dog might not be as excited. Those sudden loud noises can cause extreme stress in some pets. While this is often […]

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