7 Tips to Making Pug Ownership More Affordable

Pugs are among the most popular breeds of dogs out there. They are cute and full of personality. The problem is, taking care of pugs can be very expensive. For instance, buying a pug from a local breeder will cost you around $850 to $2,350! That is just the price of buying a pug. What about the everyday cost of keeping a pug? How can we make pug ownership more affordable? Many people use discount…

Helpful Tips For Bringing Home A Second Dog

If having one dog in your home brings you joy and companionship, imagine what adding a second dog will do for you and your family. In homes from Tampa to Boston, having more than one dog can be a big adventure, especially when you introduce your new animal. Your existing dog is probably already content with your attention all to yourself so that it will be a big adjustment for everyone. Although you may think…

What Breed Is My Dog? – Measurements

“What breed is my dog” may seem the type of question only owners of mixed breed of dogs would ask, but that is not necessarily the case. Short of receiving your dog from a bone-fide breeder, dogs sourced as gifts, rescues, strays or otherwise unknown origins, may be of uncertain lineage. So what are the ways to determine breed? There are, actually, numerous ways to piece together the information needed to come to a reasonable…

How to Find the Right Pug Breeders – Questions to Ask When Choosing a Dog Breeder

So you have a good understanding of how much pugs cost and you are ready to make the big step of buying a pug puppy. But from where or who? With it being a really popular breed, the chances are that there are plenty of pug breeders everywhere whatever country you live in. As with anything else, having so much choice can make finding a good reputable breeder much harder. By choosing a good pug…

How to Curb Your Dog’s Boredom Indoors

At the present time, we are living in a world like none of us have ever had to experience before. With stay-at-home orders in place across the country due to the pandemic, our lives and the lives of our families and those we love are essentially frozen in time. We sit at home with our families and our loving pets and wait to hear what the next step in our journey is going to be,…

Travelling With Dogs – Can I Bring My Dog Into the UK?

Travelling on your own is no fun. Travelling with children is definitely not fun. But how about going on an aeroplane with your dog? So you are planning to visit the UK either on vacation or perhaps you are looking to relocate to the country. You may be sat wondering “Can I bring my dog to the UK?” Yes, you can bring your dog into the UK! But, there is a big BUT. It can…

6 Effective Ways To Groom Long-Haired Dogs

Obviously, I love pugs and they are short-haired, but I also love long-haired dogs too – I used to have a family dog who was a long-haired mixed breed. One of the things with long-haired dogs is that they need to be well-groomed and this should be done regularly. Because – they can become matted, dirty and scraggly – and they can even result in skin problems, such as sores, allergies and other infections in…

Can I Rent a House With a Dog? Legit Tips for Pet Owner Tenants

I see many people online asking whether it is possible to rent a house with a dog, and as a dog/pug owner, I thought I could put in my two cents. Yes, of course, you can rent a house with a dog. OK, sure, it can be more challenging and stressful to find houses & properties for rent that accept pets. We know this is true from our own experience. Before we bought our own…

5 Tips to Keep Your Pug From Overheating During Summer

As a brachycephalic (short-nosed) dog breed, pugs lack the ability to regulate their body temperature as easily as other dog breeds. In simple terms, dogs with “normal” snouts can keep themselves cool in summer by releasing heat and cooling incoming air. Brachycephalic dogs, however, lack this ability due to their unusually small air passages and short noses. As a pug owner, you need to take active steps to protect your pug from overheating in the…