July 05, 2018

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How To Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

The dog days of summer are here!  And that means the days are jam-packed with hours of sunshine that are perfect for play sessions with our pets. But when the temperatures rise to record highs during the hot summer months, it’s important to keep in mind that our four-legged friends are more susceptible to heat exhaustion when exposed to heat for long periods of time. When dogs overheat, it can lead to detrimental and even fatal consequences. So, it’s important to take measures to keep our furry friends cool during the piping hot summertime, including making sure they get plenty of water and keeping the house cool. Another very effective way to keep our pups cool is to invest in a cooling mat. 

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July 03, 2018

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Check Out These Patriotic Pets Ready For July 4th

These pups are as excited as we are for this 4th of July! 

 

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June 26, 2018

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A Service Dog Is A Working Dog Not A Pet

Many people misconstrue support dogs as pets, whose sole purpose is to maintain companionship. But, service dogs are trained to do so much more. A service dog is capable of assisting in many different ways and can be trained specifically on the owner's disability and need. 

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June 15, 2018

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The Force Is Strong With These Dogs

In "Solo: A Star Wars Story,"  a young Han Solo and his crew were chased by two vicious beasts down the dangerous streets of Corellian. These bloodthirsty hounds were not created using CGI movie effects but were actually real life dogs in specially made costumes!

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June 11, 2018

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6 Year Old Boy Is On A Mission To Save Dogs From High Kill Shelters

Roman McConn may only be 6 years old, but the young boy has already helped rescue over 1,000 dogs from high kill shelters across the state of Texas. Roman and his mom Jennifer began the organization called Project Freedom Ride (PFR) in December of 2016 that has led to saving the lives of so many dogs in part by bringing awareness to the shelter dogs in need of homes with videos featuring a very passionate Ronan with the dogs looking for their fur-ever homes.

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June 08, 2018

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10 Dogs And Their Buddies In Honor Of National Best Friends Day

One friend can change your whole life. Today is the day we get to appreciate, cherish and acknowledge best friends all around.

Here at Treat A Dog, we are celebrating our furry best friends and their amazing contribution to our daily lives. Check out these paw-sitively adorable pups and their best friends:

1. Snuggle Buddies

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May 31, 2018

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Grateful Dog Kisses Firefighter Who Rescued Him

 

A dog stuck on the roof was furry grateful to be rescued by a firefighter and showed the heroic firefighter his gratitude with lots of slobbery kisses. The dog named Jasper managed to get on the roof of his house through an open window on the second floor.

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May 09, 2018

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Grateful Shelter Dog Rescued From Euthanasia Hugs Rescuer On Way Home

Gregory the beagle couldn't help but sweetly show his gratitude after being rescued from a shelter where he was set to be euthanized. 

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April 30, 2018

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4 Reasons To Adopt A Pet

There are not enough homes for the many animals born every single year. According to the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), each year, approximately 1.5 million shelter animals are euthanized. Adopting a pet from a shelter means saving a life, but it also means years of companionship and happiness. Here are the top 4 reasons to adopt a pet:

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April 17, 2018

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Newly Adopted Dog Saves His 6-Year-Old Human Sibling From Drowning

One very good dog saved the life of a 6-year-old boy who got swept away by the current of a river. According to Camp Verde Bugle, the rescue dog named Yeti was with his human family at a picnic outing at Wet Beaver Creek.

 

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