Summer Dog-Friendly Hikes Near NYC

Summer is a great season to spend quality time with your dog. The warm weather offers us the opportunity to take advantage of fun outdoor activities while bonding with our beloved pooches. During the summer, many people opt for leisurely backpacking or hiking vacations close to home. However, when you have a dog, you want [...]

By | 2017-06-20T20:24:13+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The New York City Dog Census

New York City is a pet haven. In fact, New York residents own over an estimated 1 million pets while around 600,000 are dogs. Dogs are so beloved that owners often consider them as their own children and name them according to their unique personalities. While dogs don’t have birth certificates like human children, New [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:41:42+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How Dog Therapy Can Help Emotional Health

Dogs are great sources of companionship and comfort. If you’ve had a bad day, going home to your cute canine can make you smile again. In fact, studies show that petting a friendly and familiar dog reduces stress by lowering blood pressure, decreasing heart rate, and reducing muscle tension. Canine-assisted therapy has become a fast [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:41:42+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Best Travel Destinations for You and Your Dog

Dog owners know that canine companions are important members of their family. Just as you spend time with your parents or siblings, enjoying leisure time with your dog is equally important. If you want to take a break from your daily routine to relax on a vacation, you may want to bring your dog. If [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:41:42+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Networking: It’s Not Just for Adults

Communication, connection, collaboration; the three C’s of networking are crucial life skills. As you connect with others, you open doors to new perspectives, personalities, and opportunities. Whether professional or social, networking is an essential skill to hone when you’re young. Students in high school should try networking throughout their academic career. In high school, it’s [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:41:43+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Russell Refuge: A Terrier Haven in Rhinebeck, NY

Jack Russell Terrier (JRT) owners know: these dogs are smart and very, very energetic. Jack Russells can be stubborn, too, which stems from the breed’s origin as a hunting dog. The traits and skills that make these terriers excellent hunting dogs – digging, barking, and an assertive temperament  – are often interpreted as bad behavior [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:41:43+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Best Dog-Friendly Places in NYC

Most pet owners can relate to this: you’re headed out to the beach or your friend’s summer BBQ--and you desperately want to bring your dog along. It’s a bummer when pet owners want to spend time with their four-legged friends and are forced to leave them behind at home. In crowded cities like New York, [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:41:43+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

5 Ways You Can Help Shelter Animals

When it comes to saving the lives of stray dogs and cats and shelter animals, many people think the only way to help out is through volunteering at the local pound or animal rescue. While volunteering is a great way to make a difference, it’s just the tip of the iceberg! There are many ways [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:41:43+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments