By Janice Jones |Last Updated 05-0-2020
You are a dog mom or dad of a small dog. That's what brought you here, now let us help you maneuver your lifestyle so you can enjoy your dog and reduce the amount of work needed to make that life a reality.
You know you love your little friend but did you know that the little four legged companion of yours can contribute to your health? Make your life more fulfilling? Fill a void or even improve your mood?
It is true, Your dog can improve your life in many different ways. But they also require some work on your part. Some are profuse shedders, others command a definite doggy smell. Some will be easier to housetrain than others, but all small dogs have one thing in common: They do require that we spend a little more time cleaning and arranging our homes to meet the unique needs of our favorite four legged companions.
You will find some articles on this page that will make your life much easier as you learn to live with a small dogs. I hope you enjoy these resources.
Dogs are not just seen as pets and loyal companions, but they're also a part of the family. Having a dog as a house pet has a lot of benefits. According to HuffPost, dogs help in keeping owners active, as well as relieving stress and boosting the overall mood.
However, along with numerous benefits comes the small nuisances that dog owners need to take care of, such as cleaning dog hair all over the house. Non-shedding dog breeds do exist, but most domesticated dog breeds belong to the shedding group.
Your Beagle needs to undergo a brushing session on Sunday, so what do you do to find his grooming comb? Do you simply go to a storage place where it is neatly placed inside a compartment or hunt it all around the house because you forgot where you put it the last time?
If you are the latter, this is an article meant specifically for you. Puppies are fun to have, but they also demand care and maintenance. They have a high tendency to chew things, jump around and excrete anywhere they like
Creating a healthy home environment for you and your small dog is important to ensure you're keeping yourself and your dog healthy.
The best part?
Making sure your home is set up properly for your small dog doesn't have to be hard or impede on your living space. Keep reading below to read our tips for setting up your home and establishing routines to keep you and your small dog happy and healthy.
We love our dogs. They are the perfect housemate, always welcoming us home with a level of joy and excitement that human roommates just can’t match.
They are great listeners, never butting in to give their two cents, and their love is truly unconditional.
So you love your dog, but also enjoy the beauty that a lovely garden can provide. Unfortunately, not all gardens are dog-friendly and some can be down right dangerous.
Here's a great article to help you design a garden that both people and dogs will love.
Three things dog owners can't avoid: death, taxes, and urine spots on the lawn. It’s true whether you have a big pooch who spends most of his time in the yard or a house pup that goes out only when nature calls. Left untreated, those wee-wee spots can take a toll on your lawn, but you can minimize the damage.
Read about Dog Urine Damage
They may be known as man's best friend, but women can find a fur-ever companion in their pooches, too. Millennial moms have started to realize this as they and their families have welcomed dogs into the fold.
Many of those pup owners have opted to bring home a small dog, a happy decision for both human and canine counterparts.
Read more about why Millennial Moms Love Small Dogs
Feng Shui, an ancient Chinese practice more than 5,000 years old, has seen a resurgence — not just for humans but for pets. Feng Shui is all about creating a positive energy flow that moves energy effectively through space.
Our environment influences our health, even if we’re not aware of it. That principle applies to our pets, too. If they’re cramped, uncomfortable, distressed, too cold, or too hot, they’re miserable.
Read about Feng Shui for Pets