• 10 tips to calm your dog during fireworks this July 4th

    10 tips to calm your dog during fireworks this July 4th

    It goes without saying that dogs and fireworks don’t mix well. As July 4th approaches, it’s a good idea to start thinking of ways to make your best friend more comfortable during the evening hours. Your dog’s hearing can be up to ten times more acute than yours, so the loud bangs, whistles and screams that may be fun for you, are not anywhere near pleasant for your dog. I have two rescue dogs and a foster dog and one of my pups is sure the world is ending every 4th of July. We must take extra care and precautions to...

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  • Are Giant Breed Dogs a Giant Responsibility?

    Are Giant Breed Dogs a Giant Responsibility?

    There are big dogs, and then there are the giants. And let's face it, giant breeds aren't for everyone. Just because you might be a dog lover doesn't mean you want a Godzilla-sized dog romping through your house, clearing off tables, counter tops, and leaving a trail of slobber everywhere they go. But for those of us who love the giant breeds, we can't think of anything better than curling up in bed with a dog who takes up most of it. While there are no official height or weight requirements that differentiate a giant dog from – well –...

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  • Gourmet Valentine's Day Treats for your Dog

    Gourmet Valentine's Day Treats for your Dog

    Whether or not you have a human Valentine, don't forget that your dog aka your furry Valentine is the sweetest and most loyal Valentine that you've ever had. That's why at The Dog Bakery, we made 3 special gourmet treats with your dog in mind. The Dog Bakery's puppy petit fours are like a box of chocolate's for dogs. And don't worry, it's dog friendly and doesn't contain any chocolate. Our puppy petit fours are made of a heart shaped dog biscuit, hand dipped in carob and yogurt. Grab a box of chocolates for yourself and eat "chocolates" in bed together....

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  • The Perfect Dog Gift

    I remember when I was growing up our neighbor always thought it was strange that our family had a holiday stocking for our dog.  To us it just made sense.  If we have holiday stockings up for each family member why wouldn’t we add one for our dog who was as much of a family member as anyone.  She was just as excited as us during holiday activities.  All be it she may have been a bit more excited about the discarded wrapping paper than any of us she was always as joyful and excited as any family member.  That...

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